• Wellmont Health System's Clinical Trials move research forward, help save lives

    At one time, being diagnosed with the unspeakable “C-word,” cancer, was basically a death sentence.

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  • Delays in TennCare Determinations at Heart of Lawsuit

    Tennessee became one of the first states in the nation to face litigation over its Medicaid practices in the post-reform era when three advocacy groups filed suit on behalf of clients they say have waited far beyond the legal limit for a determination of TennCare eligibility.

  • Deadly and defiant, pancreatic cancer was one of the major oncologic threats Congress hoped to address with passage of the “Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act,” which was signed into law at the beginning of 2013.

  • Wellmont Health System's Clinical Trials move research forward, help save lives

    At one time, being diagnosed with the unspeakable “C-word,” cancer, was basically a death sentence.

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  • Delays in TennCare Determinations at Heart of Lawsuit

    Tennessee became one of the first states in the nation to face litigation over its Medicaid practices in the post-reform era when three advocacy groups filed suit on behalf of clients they say have waited far beyond the legal limit for a determination of TennCare eligibility.

  • Deadly and defiant, pancreatic cancer was one of the major oncologic threats Congress hoped to address with passage of the “Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act,” which was signed into law at the beginning of 2013.

  • Wellmont Health System's Clinical Trials move research forward, help save lives

    At one time, being diagnosed with the unspeakable “C-word,” cancer, was basically a death sentence.

  • Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead

    by David Casarett, MD; c.2014, Current; $27.95 / $32.95 Canada, 260 pages

  • Refunding Overpayments – 60 Days and Shades of Grey

    This article is the fifth installment in a series which explores the top ten health law issues and their potential financial consequences on a provider’s practice.

  • Niswonger Performing Arts Center

    My husband and I recently celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. As college sweethearts at Clemson University, my now “clean shaven,” banker husband, Brad, used to look a lot like Grammy-winner singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins.

  • Screen time has been on the rise when it comes to a child’s preferred daily recreation. It is estimated that children in the United States spend 25% of their waking hours watching TV, using the computer, and playing video games in their leisure time.

  • In 1928, the Greek pathologist Georgios Papanikolaou first described a noninvasive technique of collecting cells from the vaginal tract and smearing them on a slide for microscopic evaluation and detection of precancerous and cancerous cervical cells.

  • Oncology care just one aspect of Mountain States’ patient-centered approach

    Providing the latest technology and treatment options is vital in today’s competitive healthcare environment, but doing so in an environment that’s also warm, caring, and focused on the patient is a major differentiator as well.

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