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.  ...Read more.



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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.


 


Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT:  James Crenshaw, Jr., MD
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: James Crenshaw, Jr., MD

Around West Tennessee the name Crenshaw was common in the medical field, so when James Crenshaw, Jr. decided to follow in his father and two uncles footsteps it was not a surprise.


 
HEALTHCARE LEADER: Deann Montchal
HEALTHCARE LEADER: Deann Montchal

Vice President of Hospital Services for West Tennessee Healthcare

Hailing from a small town in Iowa, Deann Montchal spent her childhood on the farm where her family raised not only crops but also pigs and cattle.


 


CARDIOLOGY FOCUS

New Device Treats Heart Disease Quicker, Cheaper
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.


 

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS FOCUS

Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A
Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A

After a record-setting year of mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector for 2014, a recent survey by U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP indicates 2015 will offer more of the same.


 

Grand Rounds

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


Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas
Title: Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas
Category: Health News
Created: 3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 am CST

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.
Title: In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Selecting Shoe Inserts
Title: Health Tip: Selecting Shoe Inserts
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Count Your Calories
Title: Health Tip: Count Your Calories
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 am CST

Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake
Title: Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 am CST

Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?
Title: Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 am CST


Health care at the high court: 5 ways this time is different - Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg News and Advance

Health care at the high court: 5 ways this time is different
Lynchburg News and Advance
The promised subsidies to help low- and middle-income families afford insurance were not available. Now the law is in its second year of providing coverage to people who are not insured through their jobs. More than 11 million people are enrolled ...

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Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:04 pm CST

Clinton email policy violated Obama administration guidance - Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg News and Advance

Clinton email policy violated Obama administration guidance
Lynchburg News and Advance
White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, where he answered questions including on Iran, and about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of email ...

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Posted Wednesday, March 4, 2015 2:43 pm CST

Not A New Bug, But The Crud Is Keeping People Sick - MyFox Memphis

MyFox Memphis

Not A New Bug, But The Crud Is Keeping People Sick
MyFox Memphis
While there may not be a new bug, Dr. Jeff Mullins of MidSouth Family Medicine in Cordova said nearly 25-percent of his patients are complaining about a bad cold, a virus similar to influenza that can last for weeks. "The symptoms we are typically ...

Posted Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:38 pm CST