Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Success 

Initial reports positive for locations at Walgreens, Kroger

One year ago, Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) and Walgreens made an announcement that drew an unusual amount of attention: The two corporate giants had formed a healthcare partnership in the Memphis area. ...Read More



Current Memphis Medical News

UT Health Science Center Plans Major Expansion in Middle Tennessee | University of Tennessee Health Science Center, UTHSC, Saint Thomas Health, Jessica Wells, Chancellor Steve Schwab, UT Expansion in Nashville
UT Health Science Center Plans Major Expansion in Middle Tennessee

With primary campus locations in Memphis, Chattanooga and Knoxville, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center offers a broad spectrum of medical and graduate healthcare degree options on both ends of the state.


 
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS FOCUS

Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Success   | Baptist Memorial Health Center, Baptist Medical Care, Walgreens, Kroger, Sean Nelson, Sharon Adkins, Courtney Wiser, Robert Vest, American Hospital Association, Patient-Centered Medical Home, The Little Clinics, Tennessee Nurses Association
Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Success  

Initial reports positive for locations at Walgreens, Kroger

One year ago, Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) and Walgreens made an announcement that drew an unusual amount of attention: The two corporate giants had formed a healthcare partnership in the Memphis area. 


 
CARDIOLOGY FOCUS

New Device Treats Heart Disease Quicker, Cheaper |  Methodist University Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Turkey Creek Medical Center, Johnson City Medical Center, Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System, Dr. Rami Khouzam,  Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
New Device Treats Heart Disease Quicker, Cheaper

OAS system enables cardiologists to break through intensely calcified arteries

A small, electric medical device designed to break through severely calcified coronary arteries is drawing praise at Methodist University Hospital.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Kit Mays, MD, and Moacir Schnapp, MD | Dr. Kit Mays, Dr. Moacir Schnapp, Mays & Schnapp Pain Clinic and Rehabilitation Center, University of Tennessee Pain Clinic, Brazilian Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain, CARF, Dr. Robert Popper, Dr. Bill North
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Kit Mays, MD, and Moacir Schnapp, MD

Mutual respect, different perspectives are recipe for a long-lasting partnership

They’re an odd couple, the neurologist from Sao Paolo, Brazil, and the anesthesiologist from Humboldt, Tennessee.


 
HEALTHCARE LEADER: Andrew Botschner, CEO, UTMG | University of Tennessee Medical Group, Faculty Medical Practice Corporation (FMPC),  Partners Central Business Office, University of Tennessee Regional One Physicians, UT Methodist Physicians, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Wake Forest University, Xavier University, UC Physicians, Deaconess Health System, Care Point Partners LLC.
HEALTHCARE LEADER: Andrew Botschner, CEO, UTMG

Attorney has physicians group back on sound footing

Andrew Botschner proved to be the perfect choice to assume the role of CEO of UT Medical Group (UTMG).


 
Special Advertising

Contracting with Healthcare Software Vendors

From the Provider/Licensee Perspective

The landscape is clear – electronic health records (EHR) and health information technology are a mainstay. 


 
What Doctors Need to Know About Divorce
First in a series of four articles

 

Alimony

Few things strike fear in the heart of high income earners as much as alimony.


 
Grand Rounds

February 2015
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.
 

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
Title: Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Title: Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Title: Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged
Title: Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year
Title: Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines
Title: Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST


UTHSC researchers part of worldwide brain study - Memphis Business Journal

UTHSC researchers part of worldwide brain study
Memphis Business Journal
The researchers were able to help strengthen results by showing that one of the genes works in the same way as in their large family of mice, which opens up the possibility of using mouse models to test treatments. ... brain scans and genomes worldwide ...

Posted Monday, March 2, 2015 12:27 pm CST

Daily life in February | Pictures in the news - Baltimore Sun

Daily life in February | Pictures in the news
Baltimore Sun
3, 2015, while playing an improvisational piece for students in the CAPA Piano Lab at Overton High School in Memphis. In addition to their educational outreach, the sisters .... After getting her teeth cleaned, Talicia Hadden, 6, picks up a dental ...

Posted Monday, March 2, 2015 10:46 am CST

A true Gent: Teen adopts Gents in cancer aftermath - Shreveport Times

Shreveport Times

A true Gent: Teen adopts Gents in cancer aftermath
Shreveport Times
The Gents formed a social circle outside of Dustyn's immediate family that's taken some of the sting out of the most recent medical obstacles. Dustyn recalls one instance at his house when Hicks grabbed a .22 rifle and "held it on his hip like a pistol ...

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Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:41 pm CST