|Medical Groups, Area YMCA Collaborate to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes|
This fall, the American Medical Association, along with the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, the Tennessee Medical Association and the Tennessee Nurses Association, held a summit for area physicians, nurses and other medical professionals to learn about new resources for preventing type 2 diabetes and introduce a new diabetes prevention program.
|The Transformation of Med Ed|
AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training
A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.
|Marian University at Saint Thomas … One Year Later|
A year ago, Indianapolis-based Marian University announced a partnership with Saint Thomas Health to bring an accelerated nursing degree program to Middle Tennessee to address workforce shortages by educating highly skilled professionals in a concentrated 16-month period.
|Meharry Convocation Filled with Ceremony, Surprises|
Last month, Meharry Medical College faculty, students and distinguished guests gathered at the Cal Turner Family Center for Student Education to celebrate the educational institution’s 139th Convocation.
|Parallon’s StaRN Program Answers Critical Nursing Need|
Parallon Business Solutions, an HCA subsidiary offering a range of business and operational solutions, recently launched StaRN: Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses — a unique educational opportunity to meet a critical need for specialty nurses in Florida.
|HEALTHCARE ENTERPRISE: For NuSirt Biopharma, Less is More|
Company Looks to Enhance Pharmaceutical Effectiveness While Lowering Dosages
In the last few months, Nashville-based NuSirt Biopharma has initiated its first clinical trial in humans, completed one of the year’s most successful capital campaigns, and presented two papers at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions.
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.