Current Memphis Medical News

At Five-Year Mark, ACA Remains a 'Mixed Bag' | Craig Becker, Tennessee Hospital Association, Affordable Care Act, Julie Mix McPeak, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Physicians for a National Health Program
At Five-Year Mark, ACA Remains a 'Mixed Bag'

Fallout from 2010 law continues for doctors, hospitals, insurers 

A patient experiences a medical emergency and is admitted to the local hospital. One of the first questions he’s asked, besides his name and date of birth is . . . are you insured? If so, what is your health insurance plan and policy number?


LINDSAY JONES

Memphis Physician Foresees Year of Challenges in Healthcare
Memphis Physician Foresees Year of Challenges in Healthcare

Because the year 2015 promises to be one filled with important healthcare challenges, Memphis Medical News took the opportunity to talk with Keith Anderson, MD, a Memphis cardiologist and chairman of Board of Trustees of the 8,000-member Tennessee Medical Association, about a number of issues, including the fallout from the Affordable Care Act and its impact on doctors, hospitals, insurers.


LINDSAY JONES

The Man Behind UTHSC's Renovation | University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Kennard Brown, Steve Schwab, Perkins + Will, American College of Health Care Executives, Illinois State University
The Man Behind UTHSC's Renovation

Kennard Brown overseeing current $250-million project

By the time Kennard Brown was finishing his second year at Illinois State University in the mid-1970s, he realized college was just not for him.


LAWRENCE BUSER

THA, TMA Outline 2015 Priorities
THA, TMA Outline 2015 Priorities

For Craig Becker, president and CEO of the Tennessee Hospital Association, the top priority for 2015 is securing Medicaid expansion in Tennessee … now, it looks like that could happen this year.


CINDY SANDERS