Tag: The MED

Mississippi Is Helping Out The Med

Well, they use it too. West Tennessee as a whole uses it as does Arkansas. Mississippi officials have given final approval of a plan to allow The Regional Medical Center at Memphis to participate in that state’s Medicaid program, according…

The Med’s Survival

Not only does The Med serve Memphis and Shelby County, it is crucial for all of western Tennessee.  In the next few days, the trauma center will be up for scrutiny in the political acreage in Nashville known as the…

Bed Tax in Jeopardy

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the Tennessee Hospital Association may pull back support of a proposed bed tax to benefit public hospitals if additional cuts to TennCare, beyond the ones already prescribed, are put into place. From the…

Two Hospitals, Two Resolutions

In two stories this morning, one from the Commercial Appeal the other from the City Paper in Nashville address the funding issues facing the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, and Nashville’s Metro General. Both publicly owned institutions have been facing…

Shelby County Mayoral Forum

Tonight, at the Benjamin L. Hooks library in Memphis, the four candidates vying for the office of Shelby County Mayor came together with the help of the League of Women Voters, to talk about their visions for the county. The…