Update on ICD-10

Physicians in Tennessee have been encouraged by the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) to “continue improving clinical documentation” in preparation for ICD-10 changes despite the fact that the U.S. Senate on the last day of March voted to delay the implementation of ICD-10 until October 1, 2015 ...Read More


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ROI on Healthcare Workforce Diversity
 
Expanded Uses for Hyperbaric Chamber Oxygen | hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Methodist North, Regional One Health, Delta Medical Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, monoplace, multi-place, ideopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss, air embolism, gas embolism, carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, decompression sickness, the bends, wound care, acute traumatic ischemia, necrotizing soft tissue infections, osteoradionecrosis.
Expanded Uses for Hyperbaric Chamber Oxygen

Some are not yet approved, but a variety are available in Memphis

Hyperbaric chamber therapy is gaining usage in Memphis, as in other cities, and its applications are expanding. Its latest approved use is for a type of sudden aural disability called idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSHL).


 


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Healthcare Leader:  Susan Breeden | Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, Baptist Memorial Healthcare – Huntingdon, Susan Breeden, electronic health record, Baptist OneCare, Joint Commission, Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Home Healthcare, Hospice
Healthcare Leader: Susan Breeden

CEO, Baptist Memorial Hospital - Huntingdon

Take a staff accountant in a small hospital that realized in her first year she had a passion for healthcare, add to that managing the business office and the result is an administrator. That is the equation that has afforded Susan Breeden her role for the past 17 years as administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon.


 
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT : Frank Jordan, MD | Frank Jordan, pain management, Comprehensive Pain Specialists
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT : Frank Jordan, MD

For a college student, getting drafted may not be the conventional way to discover what you want to do with your life but for Frank Jordan, MD, a pain management specialist with Comprehensive Pain Specialist, it led him to pursue a career in medicine.


 


ICD-10 FOCUS

Update on ICD-10
Update on ICD-10

Physicians in Tennessee have been encouraged by the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) to “continue improving clinical documentation” in preparation for ICD-10 changes despite the fact that the U.S. Senate on the last day of March voted to delay the implementation of ICD-10 until October 1, 2015.


 

Grand Rounds

April 2014
 


Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Title: Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
Title: Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises
Title: Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:00 am CDT

No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns
Title: No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Cyramza Approved for Stomach Cancer
Title: Cyramza Approved for Stomach Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2014 7:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety
Title: Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 7:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:00 am CDT


EHE International Certifies Primary Care Group, LLC-MidSouth Family Health as ... - PR Newswire (press release)

EHE International Certifies Primary Care Group, LLC-MidSouth Family Health as ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Through MidSouth Family Medicine, EHE members in the Memphis, TN region now have greater access to EHE's preventive care programs to help them proactively maintain their health. "EHE is proud to add Primary Care Group, LLC- MidSouth Family ...

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Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:02 am CDT

UB to offer MBA program for new physicians - Business First of Buffalo (blog)

UB to offer MBA program for new physicians
Business First of Buffalo (blog)
He wanted to go back sooner, but held off because of the everyday demands of working as a surgeon, teaching and raising a family. UB's new dual degree program, which he helped design, gives young physicians the strong business skills they'll need from ...

Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:03 am CDT

Mother of teen victim sues FedEx over bus crash that killed 10 - Medicine Hat News

Medicine Hat News

Mother of teen victim sues FedEx over bus crash that killed 10
Medicine Hat News
“She was the first in her family to ever go to college.” The California Highway Patrol has not determined ... “Our heartfelt condolences remain with everyone affected by this tragic accident,” Memphis, Tenn.-based FedEx Corp. said in a statement. “We ...

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Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:17 am CDT