Category: Clinical Care


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Pedi-Flite improves outcomes and reduces costs for pediatric diabetic patients

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Providing families with diabetic children access via pager to a transport team improves outcomes and efficiency, according to a recent study performed at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The study, “Real-time Support of Pediatric Diabetes Self-care by a Transport Team,” was reported online ahead of print in… Read More


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UTHSC and Methodist Hospice Respond to Growing Need for Hospice and Palliative Care Physicians

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A pivotal study “America’s Care of Serious Illness: A State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation’s Hospitals” conducted by the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the National Palliative Care Research Center demonstrated that about 90 million Americans are currently living with a serious, life-threatening illness. The study’s authors project this… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Opens its First Dedicated Endodontics Clinic on the Memphis Campus

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Memphis, Tenn.(Sept. 10, 2013) – The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) opened a new state-of-the-art endodontics clinic in the Winfield C. Dunn Building at 875 Union Ave., on Friday, Sept. 6. The Dentsply Tulsa Endodontics Graduate Clinic, located on the north side of the fifth floor of the… Read More


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Area Health Care Leaders Team Up to Form New Academic Physician Practice Group

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, UT Health Science Center, and UT Medical Group Create UT Methodist Physicians Memphis, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2013) – Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) has partnered with UT Medical Group, Inc. (UTMG) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to create a new academic physician practice group that will enhance the… Read More


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College of Dentistry Opens its First Dedicated Endodontics Clinic on the Memphis Campus

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Memphis, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2013) – The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) opens a new state-of-the-art endodontics clinic in the Winfield C. Dunn Building at 875 Union Ave., on Friday, Sept. 6. The Dentsply Tulsa Endodontics Graduate Clinic, located on the north side of the fifth floor of… Read More


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Journal Publishes Paper on UTHSC Research that May Lead to Breakthrough in Treating Most Deadly Form of Brain Cancer

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Memphis, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2013) – Despite the advances in cancer treatment during the last few decades, there has been little improvement in the care of patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. The median survival rate for patients with this aggressive form of brain cancer, which took the life of U.S. Sen.… Read More


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UTHSC Officially Names First Dermatology Department the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology

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Rex Amonette, MD, and Robert Kaplan, MD Memphis, Tenn. (July 30, 2013) — The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Dermatology Department in the College of Medicine has been officially named the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology, in honor of Robert Kaplan, MD, and Rex Amonette, MD. Drs. Kaplan and Amonette, both UTHSC dermatology alumni,… Read More


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UTHSC Leaders Meet with Legislators to Discuss UTHSC Economic Impact, Campus Master Plan and Possible Joint Venture with the MED

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Ex. Vice Chancellor & COO Ken Brown gives state and local legislators a tour of the campus, including the $70 million pharmacy building. Leaders of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) recently hosted members of the Memphis City Council, Shelby County Commission and state legislature to update them on the economic impact of… Read More