|ALS & the Ice Bucket Aftermath|
Three words … Ice Bucket Challenge.
Never before has a cause gained such momentum or so quickly saturated social media as the awareness campaign for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
… Or How a 2.3 Percent Raise Became a 3 Percent Reduction
At first glance, the FY-2015 revision of the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) appears to offer acute care hospitals a 2.3 percent rate increase beginning this month.
|Health Care Council Launches 2015 Fellows Recruitment|
Recruitment for the 2015 Fellows class — an annual initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council — is underway.
|Food for Thought|
Second Harvest, Jarrard Partner on Wellness Initiatives
With changing healthcare delivery models and an emphasis on population health, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee recognized an opportunity to reach out to the medical community to convey a message highlighting the value of food as medicine.