What are your plans for the day, the week, the weekend? We often make time to think about upcoming events and plan activities so we can most enjoy them. But what if you could no longer make or share your own choices? Governor Bill Lee has proclaimed April 16, 2019 Healthcare Decisions Day in Tennessee to encourage Tennesseans to make plans for their healthcare in the event they cannot make or communicate their decisions.Read More
Dr. Laura Witherspoon, University Surgical Associates, explains how new technologies aid doctors during a breast biopsy in this week’s Ask a Doctor.Read More
From volunteering and mentoring to patient and physician advocacy, Dr. Colleen Schmitt brings her passion for serving the medical community to her new role as 2019 president of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society.
“The major priority for the medical society here is to try and create a healthier community,” Schmitt said. “That supersedes really every other part of the strategic plan.”Read More
Applications for the John Ingram Institute for Physician Leadership will be accepted until May 15, 2019.Read More
The Tennessee Department of Health has released their latest edition of Tennessee Chronic Pain Guidelines which includes new prescribing information for 2019.Read More
The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department is offering Hepatitis A vaccines for diners who at the Western Sizzlin in Ooltewah, March 10-20, 2019, following the Hep A diagnosis of employee of the restaurant.Read More