UTHSC In the Media


In the Media

How to get a COVID-19 test in Shelby County without a vehicle

In the Media Icon

Throughout the pandemic, confusion about how and where to get tested has been a hurdle for many, especially people without access to transportation. There are options available, but some don’t know what’s accurate and how to get it.


In the Media

COVID-19 infection rates increasing among children in the Mid-South

WREG

Mid-South health officials say the COVID-19 infection rate among children is increasing. As the clock is ticking for many Mid-South parents to decide if their children will return to in-person or remote learning this fall, some states, such as Mississippi, are seeing a number of new COVID cases, especially in one age group.  


In the Media

Testing delays cause strain in every facet of health care

In the Media Icon

General George Patton didn’t know a thing about COVID-19, but he knew all battle plans look good on paper. The test is meeting the enemy. One of the growing flanks is testing and the days it is now taking to get results.


In the Media

As the Coronavirus Pandemic Wears On, a Need for Routine Child Vaccines

In the Media Icon

Months into the coronavirus pandemic, pediatricians are still worried about a slowdown in childhood vaccinations in the U.S. In mid-March, as President Donald Trump declared COVID-19 a national emergency and states implemented stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidance, non-emergency health care ground largely to a halt, including for children. A federal report indicated routine child… Read More


In the Media

MIL-OSI USA: Congressman Cohen Announces Diabetes Research Grant to UTHSC

In the Media Icon

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a grant of $342,000 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for research on gastrointestinal dysfunction.


In the Media

‘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.  


In the Media

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.  


In the Media

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

In the Media Icon

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