|Project Advancing Personalized Medicine|
Jude study helps transfer genetic knowledge into clinical practice
With the help of the thousands of infinitesimal clues to the origin and treatment of disease that have been excavated since the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, doctors and researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are discovering new information about the genetic variations of medicine in humans.
GINGER H. PORTER
|BCBS Consolidation Aims for Efficiency|
Insurance provider reorganizes its Jackson office
In June, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS), the largest health insurance provider in Tennessee, reorganized its offices in Jackson.
EMILY ADAMS KEPLINGER
|"Combination of insurmountable obstacles” Blamed for Crittenden’s Closing|
Gene Cashman, CEO of Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis, blamed this month’s closing of the facility on a “combination of insurmountable obstacles,” including “a changing healthcare industry, a recovering economy and one of the toughest reimbursement climates in the nation.”
|Gene Stollerman, MD, Former UT Chair, Leaves Important Contributions|
The Memphis medical community mourned the death of Gene H. Stollerman, MD, former chair of the Department of Medicine at what is now the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), who died peacefully at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1. He was 93.