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VOL. 131 | NO. 60 | Thursday, March 24, 2016

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Memphis Retailer Oak Hall Expands Into Nashville

Memphis-based family-owned retail clothier Oak Hall has opened the first phase of its expansion to Nashville in the Green Hills’ Hill Center development.

The business’ 2,000-square-foot space features men’s clothing, furnishings, sportswear and women’s ready-to-wear collections. In the fall of 2017, Oak Hall will start construction on the next phase, expanding the store to 10,000 square feet.

Current in-store brands include Ermenegildo Zegna, Canali, Samuelsohn, Peter Millar, Hiltl, Eton, Barbour, Faherty, AG, Rag and Bone, Rebecca Taylor and Vince.

Oak Hall was founded in 1859 as one of the first ready-to-wear menswear stores in the country. It’s currently run by fifth-generation Bill and Bob Levy and sixth-generation Will Levy.

– Andy Meek

Memphis Gets Fourth Satellite Dialysis Center

Satellite Healthcare is preparing to open its fourth Memphis dialysis center, Satellite Healthcare Chickasaw Gardens, at 2980 Poplar Ave.

The new center – built in partnership with University Clinical Health, a not-for-profit provider of kidney diagnostic and treatment services – joins the company’s other Memphis locations: Satellite Healthcare Pace Road, Satellite Healthcare South Germantown and Satellite Healthcare Poplar Avenue.

Satellite, a not-for-profit and the sixth-largest provider of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services, joined forces with University Clinical Health to help address a growing need for dialysis services in Memphis because of its predominately African-American population, a demographic disproportionately affected by chronic kidney disease.

Satellite Healthcare Chickasaw Gardens will celebrate with a grand opening and kidney health resource fair Thursday, March 24, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The community is invited to tour the center, check their blood pressure, and learn more about the various kidney health services available to them and their loved ones. For more information about the grand opening, call 901-531-8850 or email mays@satellitehealth.com.

– Daily News staff

Another Broken Egg Readying For Second Location

Another Broken Egg is opening a second location at 65 S. Highland St. A permit application recently filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement lists “existing restaurant renovation” with Another Broken Egg as tenant. The building currently houses El Porton.

Dan Walker & Associates is the contractor for the $369,000 project.

The brunch restaurant opened its first Memphis location at 6063 Park Ave. in the spring of 2015.

– Madeline Faber

New Mobile Stroke Unit Introduced in Memphis

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine this week introduced a mobile stroke unit.

The device can conduct and produce advance quality imaging for stroke diagnosis and noninvasive CT-angiography with a Siemens SOMATOM Scope CT scanner. The college said it’s the first time CT capabilities of this magnitude have been available in a mobile setting, and that it creates the ability to diagnose and launch treatment, including tissue plasminogen activator treatment and the potent blood pressure drug nicardipine, within the critical first-hour timeframe.

The sophistication of the college’s new mobile stroke unit – weighing in at more than 14 tons – also means a patient will be prepped to go straight to the catheterization laboratory, Neuro Intensive Care Unit or Hospital Stroke Unit, bypassing the stop in the emergency department entirely.

The UT Mobile Stroke Unit will be operated by University Clinical Health, a subsidiary of the UT College of Medicine’s faculty practice plan. The unit is funded through a public-private collaboration for which more than $3 million has been raised, which will enable operation for up to three years.

The unit will operate 12 hours a day, one week on and one week off, beginning in late April.

– Andy Meek

ALSAC Buys Warehouse For $6 Million

ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness arm of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has purchased a North Memphis warehouse for $6 million.

Michael Nussbaum and Joyce Nussbaum sold the property at 483 N. Manasses St. to ALSAC in a March 17 warranty deed.

According to the Shelby County Assessor of Property, the warehouse bears 175,625 square feet across 11.5 acres and was built in 1965. It was most recently appraised at $1.4 million.

– Madeline Faber

Mississippi River Commission To Dock in Memphis

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip along the Mississippi River between April 11 and 15.

The MRC will dock at Beale Street Landing on April 12 to host a public input meeting with Memphis stakeholders, partners and residents.

At the meeting, the MRC will review Mississippi River projects and seek input on matters affecting water resources, infrastructure needs in the valley, environmental issues, navigation and flood control.

– Madeline Faber

Senior Care Facility Holding Grand Opening March 30

A 16-bed geriatric psychiatric facility specializing in the care of seniors ages 65 and older is opening in Memphis March 30.

Behavioral Healthcare Center, an affiliate of Tennessee Health Management, is located on the campus of Harbor View Nursing Home, at 1505 N. Second St. It will serve as a short stay facility and stabilization hospital where both medical and psychiatric assessments and treatments are performed.

Services provided will include acute psychiatric care for seniors who are experiencing a psychiatric episode requiring immediate care, such as those with dementia or those who suffer from mental illness. Individuals can be self-referred, referred by loved ones, physicians, nursing facilities or other medical providers.

THM has four other Behavioral Healthcare Centers, located in Clarksville, Columbia and Martin, Tenn., and in Huntsville, Ala., all specializing in geriatric care. The facility in Memphis is unique, given its role as a teaching hospital made possible by a partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Medical students, residents and fellows will participate in inpatient psychiatric rotations at the facility.

– Andy Meek

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