Drive-thru testing centers around Middle Tennessee are seeing demand like never before this week. And the early signs suggest many people are showing up without symptoms.
Meharry Medical College is asking Congress for billions of dollars to help combat disparities that have emerged in the testing and treatment of COVID-19.
The president of Meharry Medical College is expressing skepticism over the decision to begin reopening the Metro Nashville economy.
The coronavirus doesn’t discriminate. But some physicians say the public health response is already showing familiar patterns of racial and economic bias.
Listen / Diversity in medical schools has barely budged in the last four decades. That’s not a problem at Meharry Medical College, which already has a mission to train minority doctors. But the historically black institution is now taking on the issue in a broader way.
Listen / Meharry Medical College has unveiled its big idea to overhaul the way Nashville cares for patients who can’t pay. It would require every hospital in town to cooperate in a new way, funneling the least sick patients to General Hospital, which would refer out those needing specialty care.
Listen / The namesake of a large public housing complex in Nashville is being remembered Tuesday for his contributions to health care. John Henry Hale and his wife Millie are being inducted into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame, housed at Belmont University.
Listen / Nashville General Hospital and Meharry Medical College are pooling all of their patient data over the last 10 years and making it available to researchers. The data set is meant to provide insight into local health challenges and broader racial disparities.
Listen / Meharry Medical College has decided to take a leading role in the future of Nashville General Hospital, organizing a working group that includes the administration of Mayor Megan Barry, school officials, ministers and labor leaders representing hospital staff. This follows a few weeks of uncertainty after school announced this month it will relocate […]