VOL. 128 | NO. 180 | Monday, September 16, 2013
Concerns about the long-term financial health of Memphis city government that subsided in June go back to the front political burner at City Hall this week.
Hospitals work to lower number of Medicare patients readmitted
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis and The Regional Medical Center at Memphis are leading the pack in efforts to reduce patient readmissions with 30 days of hospital stays.
With open enrollment for purchasing health insurance from the federally run Tennessee health insurance exchange set to begin on Oct. 1, local health care organizations are preparing with operational changes and plans for educating patients.
For many children coming of age in the 1970s and 1980s, a viewing of the “Star Wars” trilogy led to afternoons of battling make-believe Stormtroopers with homemade light sabers in a backyard re-imagined as the Death Star.
Bank of Bartlett’s mortgage company saw an uptick in mortgage volume in August compared to the same month in 2012, and the bank’s vice president said he expects demand from borrowers to persist and home prices to keep trending higher.
The president and CEO of Memphis-based International Paper Co. has been watching the weather a lot lately.
Bobby White is so close that he sometimes has to remember that the decision about who will run Frayser High School won’t be made until December.
Dwight DeBerry is off the Democratic primary ballot for State Representative District 91.
For more than a century, Campbell Clinic has provided the care for the bones and muscles of Memphis. The clinic’s doctors and other staff also have shared their knowledge of orthopedics and how to best provide such care to the world at large.
For many of you, it’s that time of year again. It’s the season to complete your budgets. So, what’s the deal with budgets? Is all this budgeting activity worthwhile or not? I honestly don't know. Perhaps the most accurate answer is, maybe.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Honorably discharged veterans may now obtain specially designated driver's licenses in Tennessee.
Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. But as a wave of baby boomers seeks to stay on the job later in life, some employers are finding older workers are precisely what they need.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will replace Gene Sperling, his chief economic adviser and West Wing workaholic, with Jeffrey Zients, a top aide who has filled in as acting budget director and who led a White House effort to streamline government.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bring more federal oversight to large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work, congressional investigators said in a report Friday.