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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Category: Health News
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Your Family's Germs May Move With You
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Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus
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Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study
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Category: Health News
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Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21
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Category: Health News
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Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC
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Publication ranks Baptist-DeSoto Hospital number one in Mississippi - wreg.com

Publication ranks Baptist-DeSoto Hospital number one in Mississippi
wreg.com
He said the facility's ranking as the number one hospital in Mississippi is a testament to a high level of medical care and patient satisfaction. “Ninety-four percent of our patients, in the question 'would you recommend this hospital to your friends ...

Posted Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:30 pm CDT

People on the move - The Oakland Press

People on the move
The Oakland Press
... Care Services in Albuquerque, NM, since 2011. Prior to that, he worked as the administrator of Memphis Animal Services, the director of Caddo Parish Animal Services in Louisiana, the animal control officer supervisor for Kent County Animal Control ...

Posted Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:32 pm CDT

Family Medicine Provider Joins Blessing Physician Services - Quincy Journal

Quincy Journal

Family Medicine Provider Joins Blessing Physician Services
Quincy Journal
... Illinois, northeast Missouri and southeast Iowa. Blessing Physician Services operates medical offices in Quincy as well as rural clinics in Warsaw, IL and Palmyra, MO; and specialty clinics in Carthage, Pittsfield, Warsaw, IL and Memphis and ...

Posted Sunday, August 31, 2014 5:03 am CDT