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Tennessee News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Telehealth Gives Rural Tennessee Residents Access to Specialist Care
Mar 8, 2018 - Highlights the efforts of Tennessee's University Clinical Health, a physician group associated with the University of Tennessee's College of Medicine, to bring telehealth to rural and remote areas of west Tennessee. Two clinics serving McKenzie and Tipton counties will provide access to specialists through community health centers, clinics, and schools.
Source: mHealthIntelligence
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After Losing Its Hospital, A Small Tennessee Town Shows One Way To Make Do
Feb 22, 2018 - Highlights rural Tennessee hospitals closures and their impact on rural residents while exploring the hospital-clinic hybrid that one community in the state has devised. While this facility does not provide 24 hour services, an emergency room, or surgery capabilities, it does provide more than a standard clinic including x-rays, breathing treatments, and an ambulance service.
Source: Nashville Public Radio
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Tennessee Gets Green Light to Test Medicaid Drug Management Program
Feb 5, 2018 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a two-year pilot project in Tennessee wherein pharmacists work with Medicaid beneficiaries to improve medication adherence. (May require registration for full article.)
Source: Modern Healthcare
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Last Updated: 3/8/2018