Healthcare Providers

Physicians who would like to place a referral to the outpatient toxicology clinic can call the Tennessee Poison Center’s Administrative Office at 615-936-0760. The Administrative Office hours are 7:30am – 4:00pm (CST), Monday- Friday. A medical toxicologist will review the referral prior to any appointments to ensure our clinic can best serve your patient.

  • Journal Watch

    Journal Watch is a component of the health professional section of the Tennessee Poison Center’s website.

    The intent is to list of few journal articles that address a particular topic in toxicology. Please click on the topics below the sidebar heading "Journal Watch" for additional information.

  • The Tennessee Poison Center understands your concerns about patient confidentiality and the HIPAA regulations. 

    Covered entities are permitted to share protected health information for the purpose of treatment activities without needing patient authorization (45 CFR 164.506(c)(2)).  HIPAA regulations are not meant to impede patient treatment activities.  As a healthcare provider who has been consulted on this case, we ask only for the appropriate information that we need to help assist in the management of the overdose or poisoning.

    Tennessee Poison Center is HIPAA compliant and keeps all patient information confidential.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 615-936-0760.