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‘The whole experience is just ridiculous’: Slow COVID-19 tests, canceled surgeries and lives on hold

The Commercial Appeal

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center runs testing centers at Tiger Lane in Midtown and Cresthaven in East Memphis. The university also operates its own processing laboratory with a turnaround time of about 24 hours, said Dr. Scott Strome, executive dean of the medical school.  


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The 901: How badly is COVID-19 hurting Memphis? Look at MLGW data

The Commercial Appeal

To its credit, the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division was quick to throw the kill switch on utility cut-offs as the coronavirus pandemic began gaining ground in March.  


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Tullahoma News: InteliChart Selected by University Clinical Health to Boost Patient Engagement and Enable Their Healthcare Consumers

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InteliChart, the leader in patient engagement technologies, is pleased to announce that University Clinical Health (UCH), a 175-physician, multi-specialty practice affiliated with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has selected InteliChart’s Healthy Outcomes® platform to modernize and streamline their patient and healthcare consumer experience by orchestrating engagement for patient portal, digital patient intake, and… Read More


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Doctor with UTHSC, task force gives update on COVID-19 response

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We talked with a Mid-South doctor who is part of the Shelby County COVID-19 Joint Task Force to answer some questions about the latest developments surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it’s having on the region. Dr. Jon McCullers the chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University… Read More


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No proof MMR shots mitigate COVID-19, but stream steady at shot clinics

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Early in the pandemic, a chorus of researchers called for a national vaccination campaign for measles, mumps and rubella, or MMR as the shot is called in doctors’ offices.


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COVID-19 testing problems: Memphis officials now discourage some people from getting tests

The Commercial Appeal

COVID-19 testing sites in the Memphis area have become so overwhelmed that local officials on Tuesday discouraged people from getting tests unless they fit into a high-priority category.  


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Bacteria in the blood may be reason heart attacks so fatal to dialysis patients

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Dr. Keiichi Sumida has watched patients in end-stage renal failure suffer a litany of health problems caused by inflammation, including heart attacks, strokes and early death.


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Fall without Football: ‘There’s just no way’ to play amid the coronavirus pandemic without ‘high risk’

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The bleakest picture to date of football’s uncertain future amid the coronavirus pandemic was painted by the NCAA, which posted on Twitter last week a graph illustrating the wide gap between two points: one, where the NCAA “thought we’d be” in terms of flattening the national curve of confirmed cases; and two, “where we are,”… Read More