Current Memphis Medical News

Letter to the Editor: Physician Expresses Concerns about Retail Clinics

Dear Editor of the Memphis Medical News,

The Page One article in the February issue (“Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Early Success”) appears to be an endorsement for this model of medicine. 


Some Answers in Short Supply During ‘Day on the Hill’ Event | Keith Anderson, MD, Sutherland Cardiology; Julie Griffin, Director, Governmental Affairs, TMA; Tennessee Medical Association; Tennessee Nurses’ Association; Day on the Hill; Payor Accountability Act; Physician-Led Team Based Care/Tennessee Healthcare Improvement Act of 2015, Nurse Independent Practice/Full Practice Authority Act.
Some Answers in Short Supply During ‘Day on the Hill’ Event

Attendance was up approximately 20 percent for this year’s Day on the Hill, the annual one-on-one meeting in Nashville of legislators and physicians, nurses and healthcare administrators for the opportunity to exchange opinions and concerns about issues affecting healthcare.


GINGER H. PORTER

Letter to the Editor: New Thoughts on Organ Transplant Needs

To the Editor:

Recently I spoke with Dr. James Eason, Memphis’ own leading organ transplant surgeon.


New Group Brings More Health Services to the Underserved | Rick Donlon, David Pepperman, Ed Roberson, Resurrection Health, Christ Community Health Services, Delta Medical Center
New Group Brings More Health Services to the Underserved

After years at Christ Community Health Services, doctors open Resurrection Health

Fueled by faith and driven by compassion for the poor, Rick Donlon, MD, has spent the last two decades of his medical career aggressively reaching out to underserved populations in Memphis.


JAMES DOWD