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.
 


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


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

Findings from University of Tennessee Yields New Data on Family Medicine ... - Insurance News Net

Findings from University of Tennessee Yields New Data on Family Medicine ...
Insurance News Net
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Researchers detail new data in Health and Medicine. According to news reporting from Memphis, Tennessee , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "According to the World Health ...

Posted Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:49 pm CST

Funderburk Leads FSU Women's Charge To Indoor Championships - Seminoles.com

Seminoles.com

Funderburk Leads FSU Women's Charge To Indoor Championships
Seminoles.com
A graduate of Lakewood High in St. Petersburg, Funderburk spent two years at the University of Memphis, where she racked up Conference USA individual titles in the 400-meter dash and 4x400 relay. But Memphis ... And she had plenty of friends and family ...

Posted Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:40 pm CST