Health care depends on different disciplines working together to address patient needs. But, historically interprofessionalism was not a part of the traditional health science education system, according to Sajeesh Kumar, associate professor of health informatics and information Management at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).
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MMDC is comprised of Baptist College of Health Sciences, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Regional One Health, Southern College of Optometry, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Southwest Tennessee Community College and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has promoted one of its own, and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is expanding again.
Before local medical students can train with actual patients, they have to log time on a simulator. A very human-like simulator. Think a blinking, breathing, crying, baby-birthing simulator. Next month, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will officially open its latest project, the $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS).
On the best medical schools list, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center had a research rank of No. 72 and a primary care rank of No. 61. Its College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice rank was No. 23.
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In the next three weeks, faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will begin offering telemedicine to some rural parts of Tennessee.
Le Bonheur established BIG just over two years ago, with the goal of studying the influence of genes on diseases and their treatment. UTHSC researchers will be able to submit a proposal to request use of DNA from the biorepository. If approved, researchers will sign a material use agreement in which they would agree to… Read More