Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Department of Health"

Meningitis Investigation Proved Test Case for E-Records

Meningitis Investigation Proved Test Case for E-Records

by / on February 4, 2013

Tennessee’s top health officials didn’t set out to promote electronic medical records when they visited the state capitol last week. But in recounting their investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak, they essentially handed lawmakers a test case for what value e-records can bring.

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Dreyzehner: Tainted Steroids Lead to New Infections, More Uncertainty

by / on December 6, 2012

People who received tainted steroid injections aren’t in the clear just yet, according to Tennessee’s Health Commissioner. His comments come as health officials are seeing new types of infections linked to the shots

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State Drafts New, Tougher Rules for Pain Clinics

by / on August 8, 2011

Pain management clinics in Tennessee will face new, stricter rules after the first of the year, as the state tries to clamp down on the over-prescribing of pain medications.

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Inspection Fraud Targets Asian Restaurants

by / on February 25, 2011

Con artists are posing as health inspectors in an effort to scam Tennessee restaurants.

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H1N1 Vaccine Hits Million-Dose Milestone in Tennessee

by / on November 23, 2009

Tennessee has now received a million doses of the H1N1 vaccine since it began inoculating the public against the virus in October.

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Tennessee Women’s Health Gets “Barely Passing” Grades

Tennessee Women’s Health Gets “Barely Passing” Grades

by / on August 25, 2009

A new report card on the health of Tennessee women is out. It’s heavy on Cs, Ds, and Fs, but there are signs of improvement.

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Tennessee is Already Gearing up for Flu Season

by / on June 24, 2009

Tennessee Department of Health is already gearing up for the coming flu season, now complicated by H1N1, or the “swine flu” virus.

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CDC Confirms Swine Flu in Tennessee

by / on May 4, 2009

Tennessee health officials announced the state’s first probable instance of swine flu is now its first confirmed case of the virs.

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