Nursing homes play a unique dual role in the long-term care continuum, serving as a place where people receive needed health care and a place they call home. Ineffective responses to the complex challenges of nursing home care have resulted in a system that often fails to ensure the well-being and safety of nursing home residents.
Faces of Public Health Numerous careers can fall under the umbrella of Public Health. Come and listen to esteemed MPH alumni as they give advice on navigating the career landscape, discuss how their jobs fit into Public Health, and more! This panel discussion will dive deep into the many faces of Public Health!
Seema Verma, the former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Donald Trump discussed the agency’s response to COVID-19 and shared details about the negotiations over Tennessee’s Medicaid waiver during a recent discussion with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Health Policy.
The Omicron wave of COVID-19 has caused record case numbers and a related surge in hospitalizations across Tennessee. This brief demonstrates how current high numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations affect access to hospitals for every Tennessean, not just those in need of specialized care for COVID-19.