Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.
As residents' needs and acuity levels have risen, senior living solutions have had to evolve to meet new health and wellness challenges.
Caring for an elderly relative while working takes a toll on both employees and employers. COA is working to improve community supports.
Tivity Health and other key stakeholders spent two days in August looking at barriers to healthy aging, including social isolation, & possible solutions.
Founded by nurses for nurses, IACRN supports clinical research nurses in their efforts to advocate for clinical trial participants and move medical science forward.
Nashville ophthalmologist Dr. Jeffrey Horn part of clinical team that led to FDA approval of first lens that corrects for near, intermediate and distance vision.
Innovation in care, technology means better outcomes for patients
The Department of Health is raising awareness and putting a face to the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
Updated physical activity guidelines incorporate new scientific findings, a focus on prevention and more flexibility in how Americans get their move mojo back.
TOA's new facility to offer healthcare, classes and training
Local foundation helping trauma survivors take recovery to the next level.
In late August, the Health Services and Development Agency of the State of Tennessee granted Certificate of Need approval for construction of the Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital, a 40-bed freestanding inpatient rehab facility on the health system's midtown campus.
A new scheduling platform to connect therapists and patients brings increased convenience and access
Brentwood-based Corizon Health launched an opioid pilot in Philadelphia utilizing MAT. The success has the correctional healthcare provider looking to expand to other communities in need.
Middle Tennessee companies and organizations are deploying unique solutions and programming to address addiction in the community.
New data highlights a downward trend in opioid prescribing in the state.
The American Medical Association (AMA) and Manatt Health released an analysis today identifying effective state policies used to combat the opioid epidemic.
Statement Attributable to: Patrice A. Harris M.D., M.A., President, American Medical Association
Cluster of Illness in 25 States Linked to E-cigarette Use
TDH responds to a multi-state hepatitis A outbreak and asks providers to report severe respiratory illness that might be tied to vaping.
In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents for children and adolescents, Mental Health America (MHA) is providing new resources on student mental health (), with an emphasis on web-based tools that can be easily shared across social media platforms.
MycoDART, Inc., developer of proprietary DNA tests, announced its second patented assay has been granted a CPT code from the American Medical Association.
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital researchers play key role in groundbreaking study.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has recently welcomed new leaders to oversee specialty programming and again been recognized nationally in multiple specialties.
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