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- Thursday, June 12, 2014
National Hispanic Professional Organization – Memphis will meet Thursday, June 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and Sheriff Bill Oldham will speak. On-site registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. Email email@example.com.
2. Walk-In Clinics Rising as Response to ACA
- Saturday, March 29, 2014
When the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, medical providers were not sure what to expect.
But four years down the road, it’s evident the ACA has presented some opportunities – not just for patients, but for how care is delivered and, yes, marketed. And that has meant a rise in walk-in clinics nationally and locally.
3. Espitia Joins Michael Hatcher as Chief Financial Officer
- Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Ed Espitia has joined Michael Hatcher & Associates Inc. as chief financial officer. Espitia comes to the Memphis-based landscape services firm after serving since 2010 as finance manager for Schulz Xtruded Products, a Germany-based pipe maker with operations in North Mississippi.
4. Church Health Center Expands Wellness Facility
- Saturday, November 30, 2013
Church Health Center Wellness is expanding its medical presence within its 80,000-square-foot wellness and fitness center as part of an increasingly integrated health care philosophy, adding five exam rooms to accommodate demand from its uninsured, working patient population.
5. FDA Overturns Safety Limits on Diabetes Drug
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart attack.
6. Select Health Alliance Names Sullivant Chief Medical Officer
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Baptist Memorial Health Care’s Select Health Alliance has named Dr. Henry Sullivant as its first chief medical officer. Sullivant will lead the physician-led clinical integration project, with the mission to deliver a better insurance care model that will then go to the marketplace as a collaborative effort between a physician group and a hospital.
7. Coopwood Lays Out Future of Health Care
- Monday, September 23, 2013
Health care was the hot topic Thursday, Sept. 19, as nearly 150 people gathered in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium to discuss the current landscape and impending changes in that field.
Health Care: The State of the Industry – one of six seminars in The Daily News’ 2013 Seminar Series – attracted a variety of professionals, most of them from outside the medical realm. They included lawyers, architects, administrative professionals, Realtors, assisted-living specialists and bankers, among others, and most of them were eager to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and how it would affect them. Others came to be inspired.
8. Walgreen Clinics Expand Care Into Chronic Illness
- Friday, April 05, 2013
Walgreen Co. has stretched the reach of its drugstore clinics beyond treating ankle sprains and sinus infections to handling chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure.
9. Cooper Focused on Improving MED Processes
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
Several months into her new role at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Susan Cooper is focusing on what she calls “quick wins” to improve the quality of patient care throughout the regional health system.
10. Scooter Ads Face Scrutiny From Government, Doctors
- Friday, March 29, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – TV ads show smiling seniors enjoying an "active" lifestyle on a motorized scooter, taking in the sights at the Grand Canyon, fishing on a pier and high-fiving their grandchildren at a baseball game.
11. Memphis Primary Care Aligns With Baptist Group
- Wednesday, January 02, 2013
The trend of consolidation in the local health care industry marches on as Memphis Primary Care becomes the latest private physician practice to align with a major hospital system, joining Baptist Medical Group.
12. Le Bonheur Plans Obesity Research Center
- Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Dr. Jon McCullers unveiled plans for a Center for Excellence in Pediatric Obesity at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital at the recent Healthy Memphis Common Table Let’s Change Summit.
The new research center will be one of the largest of its kind in the country.
13. Local Organizations Help Homeless Community
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Baptist Operation Outreach and Soles4Souls offered assistance to those less fortunate, providing health care services, food and clothing to the homeless, at annual events held during the Thanksgiving holiday.
14. A Welcome Let-Up in Health Costs That May Not Last
- Tuesday, June 19, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Is it too good to be true?
Health care spending has eased up recently, bringing a welcome respite for government and corporate budgets. But experts who track health care's economic indicators like the vital signs of a patient disagree on the diagnosis and what the future holds.
15. Tennessee's Dental Health Among Worst in Nation
- Tuesday, May 22, 2012
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – The dental health care for Tennesseans ranks among the worst in the nation, which has sent more patients to the emergency room and caused more adults to lose teeth to decay and disease.
16. Report Finds Patients Receive Appropriate Care
- Wednesday, May 09, 2012
A new report released by Healthy Memphis Common Table (HMCT) – a nonprofit health care network of more than 200 community partners focused on improving regional health care – found an overall improvement in the percentage of patients receiving recommended health care in Memphis and Shelby County.
17. Miconi Finds Success During First Year
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Start-up firm Miconi Project Management has completed several projects in the Memphis area in recent months, and has more in the pipeline.
Warren Miconi founded the firm on April 1. It provides real estate project management and consulting services to clients with operations in Mississippi and the Mid-South.
18. A Century of Health Care
- Monday, January 09, 2012
Memphians packed the new Dr. H. Edward Garrett Auditorium at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis last month to listen to music icon Patti LaBelle discuss her struggle with diabetes and the grief she experienced after losing three sisters to cancer.
19. Families Urge Action as US Drafts Alzheimer's Plan
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened over eight long years, so did Doreen Alfaro's bills: The walker, then the wheelchair, then the hospital bed, then the diapers – and the caregivers hired for more and more hours a day so Alfaro could go to work and her elderly father could get some rest.
20. St. Francis Opens Primary Care Clinic
- Monday, April 04, 2011
St. Francis Medical Partners unveiled its new location at 452 Perkins Extended Thursday during a ribbon-cutting event.
21. Spears Prosthetics & Orthotics Gives New Movement to Amputees
- Wednesday, March 09, 2011
When Ulysses Moore of Memphis lost the lower part of his right leg to gangrene several years ago, Spears Prosthetics & Orthotics – the Mid-South’s largest privately owned facility of its type – equipped him with a prosthesis and the training to increase his mobility.
22. CCHS Opens Binghampton Dental Clinic
- Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Christ Community Health Services on Tuesday opened its state-of-the-art, $1.4 million, 5,000-square-foot dental facility at 2953 Broad Ave. in the heart of Memphis’ Binghampton neighborhood.
23. Walgreens Offers Free Diabetes Tests
- Monday, November 08, 2010
Walgreens stores and its Take Care Clinics will offer free blood glucose and A1C testing Nov. 12-13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The testing is in conjunction with American Diabetes Month.
Walgreens previously conducted free tests last November and in February. Of the more than 200,000 people who participated, those who tested at risk exceeded 25 percent.
- Friday, October 08, 2010
The University of Memphis Department of Psychology will host the 2010 Spindel Conference Thursday through Saturday on the U of M campus. Stephen Darwall of Yale University of will deliver the opening address. The Emerging Scholar Prize Essay will be delivered Friday. For a complete list of speakers, times and locations, call 678-3352 or visit www.memphis.edu/philosophy/spindel_2010.php.
- Thursday, October 07, 2010
The Small Business Chamber will hold an open house Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Cordova Medical and Cosmetic Solutions, 1025 Cordova Station Ave. For more information, call 748-8889.
26. Vascular Access Center Comes to East Memphis
- Monday, September 27, 2010
University Vascular Access is a new outpatient center in East Memphis where dialysis patients can receive specialized treatment for complications without having to be admitted to a hospital.
The outpatient center at 6490 Mount Moriah Road Extended is a collaborative venture between UT Medical Group Inc. and Fresenius Medical Care, a global provider of dialysis treatments.
27. CDC Chief Pushes Prevention on Memphis Visit
- Friday, July 16, 2010
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saw the frontlines of the city’s health battles while in Memphis.
Frieden was in town Wednesday for the start of the National Association of County & City Health Officials annual conference, held here for the first time. The conference, which ends Friday, had nearly 900 people registered as of the first day.
28. West Tennessee Neurology Adds Autonomic Clinic
- Monday, January 25, 2010
West Tennessee Neurology has set up a clinic with technology that helps pinpoint the causes for a variety of ailments and symptoms that are often difficult to diagnose.
The patients who go there include people with healthy hearts who sometimes experience racing beats, people with normal bladders who suffer periodic incontinence problems and people who suddenly faint for no apparent reason.
29. Obama Chooses Ala. Doctor as Next Surgeon General
- Tuesday, July 14, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama turned to the Deep South for the next surgeon general, choosing a rural Alabama family physician who made headlines with fierce determination to rebuild her nonprofit medical clinic in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
30. US Congress Can Learn from Mass., Tenn. Health Plans
- Friday, May 29, 2009
Laid off from her job in Massachusetts, Danielle Marks thought immediately about losing her health insurance. How could she afford the medication and physical therapy she needed to heal after shoulder surgery?
31. Retail Clinics Continue Rise In Memphis Market
- Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Walgreens has gotten a jump-start on retail clinics in the Memphis market, but more chain stores are likely to begin offering the service, which has its fans and critics.
Walgreens in September opened four Take Care Clinics in the Memphis metropolitan area and plans to add another four. Wal-Mart could be next through a partnership with RediClinic. Another service, MinuteClinic, has set up operations in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Nashville.
32. Eye Clinic Opens In Whitehaven Neighborhood
- Friday, August 29, 2008
Tommy Childress and his friend and co-worker, Stan Pike, were out on a hunting trip when their conversation turned toward possible business opportunities. Pike mentioned to Childress that he knew of a community where, if it was possible to get the money together, it would be a good place to open an optometry office. But not just a clinic where people pick up glasses; they wanted to focus heavily on the medical end of the spectrum.
33. Local Real Estate Veteran Has Ties to Trump
- Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Memphian Terri Murphy, a 28-year real estate veteran, author and speaker, is one of 100 authors included in Donald Trump's latest book "Trump: The Best Real Estate Advice I Ever Received." Murphy is a staff writer for Broker Agent News, Mortgage Originator Magazine, Realty Times and Memphis Woman Magazine. She also serves as chief information officer for U.S. Learning in Memphis.
34. Healthy Delta Makes Million-Dollar Investment in Combating Diabetes
- Monday, November 13, 2006
Try grocery shopping for a family of four on a very limited budget.
More likely than not, feeding that family healthier foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables for a week would prove to be more expensive than not-so-healthy foods such as TV dinners and potato chips.
35. Archived Article: Events
- Thursday, March 03, 2005
The University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology hosts Oak Ridge National Laboratory associate director Dr
The University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology hosts Oak Ridge National Laboratory associate director Dr. Lee Riedinger at ...
36. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, February 28, 2005
Councilman Ricky Peete to hold town hall meeting
CCC Hosts Public Meeting on Streetscape Plan
The Shelby County Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call 545-4301. Memphis City ...
37. Archived Article: Hamilton (lead)
- Wednesday, May 05, 2004
Hamilton Eye Clinic
New Eye Institute Opens First Phase
Project brings multiple eye care facilities under one roof
The Daily News
Officials with the Hamilton Eye Institute, a research facility that marks a partnership betw...
38. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Cen...
39. Archived Article: Community Focus
- Friday, May 03, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Take care while soaking up rays, say cancer experts By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News The month of May kicks off a plethora of sunny happenings such as Memphis in May and vacation time. But, before dashing off to soak up the sight...
40. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, August 12, 1998
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, an estimated 650,000 people have AIDS in the United States Tracking a terror New software allows AIDS patients to track the lab results, treatment strategies and ailments that a...
41. Archived Article: Ut Madison
- Monday, February 10, 1997
UT Medical Group has recently signed a leased on the building at 1399 Madison Avenue with Madison Properties LLC. UT will relocate dialysis center to separate facility on Madison By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News UT Medical Group recently signed a ...