New ‘Medical Center’ Continues to Grow

Wolf River tenants line up to upgrade older buildings

Germantown, with its current expansion of treatment facilities, continues to build its reputation as a rapidly growing Memphis-area medical center.

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Current Memphis Medical News

Letter To The Editor

All of us in the medical community enjoy your newspaper tremendously. It is a shame however that you gave Dr.Manoj Jain the bully pulpit in your July edition. (Dr. Jain is running for Shelby County commissioner, District 13.) To be fair you should give equal time to his opponent, Steve Basar.


 
Idea for Cleaner Instruments Spawns New Company | Zeroto510, Allan Daisley, Bioworks, Ryan Ramkhelawan, Shawn Flynn, Restore Medical Solutions, modular sterilization tray, Innova, MB Venture Partners
Idea for Cleaner Instruments Spawns New Company

Zeroto510 program provides needed boost to get product to market 

Ryan Ramkhelawan remembers the exact moment the idea came. Frustrated by seeing surgical instruments returning to the operating room dirty despite several steps of decontamination, he thought there had to be a better way.


 
FFB Driving the Research to Fight Blindness
FFB Driving the Research to Fight Blindness
 
Qsource to Spearhead Significant Changes In CMS’ Restructuring Of QIO Programs

The widespread reform of the nation’s healthcare has trickled down to create significant changes for area healthcare providers; changes that begin this month.


 
Emerging & Reemerging Infectious Diseases | Infectious Disease, Emerging Infectious Disease, EID, Tennessee Department of Health, Dr. Tim Jones, Epidemiology, Chikungunya, West Nile Virus, Dengue, Measles, Tuberculosis, TB, Pertussis, Whooping Cough
Emerging & Reemerging Infectious Diseases

Chikungunya and new strains of influenza are among a list of emerging infectious diseases that have grabbed recent headlines, but reemerging diseases including measles and pertussis are also causing epidemiologists concern across the nation.


 
New ‘Medical Center’ Continues to Grow | Germantown Medical Corridor, Cypress Realty Holdings Co., Joe Jarratt, Charles Lock, Sutherland Cardiology, Methodist Healthcare System, William Tuttle, Baptist Memorial.
New ‘Medical Center’ Continues to Grow

Wolf River tenants line up to upgrade older buildings

Germantown, with its current expansion of treatment facilities, continues to build its reputation as a rapidly growing Memphis-area medical center. 


 
HEALTHCARE MARKETING FOCUS

Getting the Message Out Is More Important Than Ever | Richard K. Thomas, Marketing Health Services, healthcare administration, University of Memphis, University of Mississippi, University of Tennessee College of Health Sciences.
Getting the Message Out Is More Important Than Ever

Author documents growing need for pervasive marketing 

‘ . . . if a person is going to spend approximately half a million dollars in their lifetime on healthcare, you want that patient for life.’


 
PHYSICIAN/HOSPITAL ALIGNMENT FOCUS

Partnering in a New Paradigm | Hospital Alignment, Physicians, Hospital Administrators, Bundled Payments, Pay for Performance, Physician Practice, MSO, Managed Services Organization, Paul Keckley, Navigant
Partnering in a New Paradigm

There’s no question healthcare delivery is in the middle of a transformational period highlighted by unprecedented consolidation. While there are a number of factors impacting alignment decisions, Paul Keckley, PhD, boiled the equation down to its simplest terms, “Economics drives behavior.”


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICAN SPOTLIGHT: Kevin Coates, MD
PHYSICAN SPOTLIGHT: Kevin Coates, MD

Army tours prepared orthopedic surgeon for just about anything

With Army tours of Afghanistan and Iraq behind him, Kevin Coates probably isn’t going to be fazed by much of what he sees from day to day as an orthopedic surgeon at Memphis Orthopaedic Group.


 
HEALTHCARE LEADER: George Hernandez | Campbell Clinic, MAGEC spinal bracing and distraction system, VEPTR (vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib), Campbell Clinic After Hours, Dr. Willis C. Campbell, “Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics,” Midnight Sun Marathon, Boston Marathon, Trinity University-San Antonio, University of Memphis/Memphis State, John Vines, Regional One Health, orthopedic surgery center, total joint replacement surgery.
HEALTHCARE LEADER: George Hernandez

CEO, Campbell Clinic

Change isn’t always the key to growth. When you’re at the helm of an organization that’s already world-renowned, it’s wiser to commit to a proven philosophy that has contributed to strong, steady growth throughout an impressive history of more than 100 years, according to Campbell Clinic CEO George Hernandez.


 
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Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
Title: Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
Title: Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries
Title: Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds
Title: Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often: Study
Title: Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Title: Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00 am CDT


Family to fight for including HPU in fraternity hazing lawsuit - Greensboro News & Record

Family to fight for including HPU in fraternity hazing lawsuit
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO — The family of a student who died after what they said was fraternity hazing at High Point University have dismissed their lawsuit so they can file again and involve the university, according to the family's attorney.

Posted Monday, August 25, 2014 9:49 pm CDT

Mose Smith - Times Record

Mose Smith
Times Record
He was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Memphis. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mose Smith Jr. and Lucille ... This program allowed school boys from the U.S. to tour England, Scotland and Wales, staying with families in each town. After graduation from ...

Posted Sunday, August 24, 2014 6:09 am CDT

High Point fraternity hazing lawsuit dismissed - Greensboro News & Record

High Point fraternity hazing lawsuit dismissed
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO — A Guilford County civil court dismissed a wrongful death case last week that stemmed from an alleged hazing at High Point University after the family who brought it asked for the dismissal.

Posted Monday, August 25, 2014 12:13 pm CDT