April 9, 2015

Tennessee Department of Health: What to Do About Too Early, Invalid Immunizations on School Certificates

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February 5, 2015

What You Need to Know About the Anthem Data Breach

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January 1, 2015

IMPORTANT: From the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiner’s Administrative Office

Regarding Continuing Education Requirements for Medical Doctors
All medical doctors must complete forty (40) hours in the two calendar years preceding the year of license renewal. Unless exempted by statute, two (2) of the forty (40) required hours must relate to controlled substance prescribing, which must include instruction in the Department’s treatment guidelines on opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and carisoprodol and may include instruction on topics such as medicine addiction, risk management tools and other topics approved by the Board.
If your medical license is renewed in October of 2016, forty hours of CME must be completed between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015. It doesn’t matter how many hours are completed in a single year as long as forty total hours are completed within the appropriate two year timeframe.
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January 1, 2015

Changes in the Tennessee’s Reportable Disease List Effective January 1, 2015

Letter of notification on recent changes in the Tennessee’s Reportable Disease List
Tennessee Department of Health Reportable Diseases and Events Matrix
Tennessee Department of Health Reportable Diseases and Events Laboratory Guidance

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December 11, 2014

E-Cigarette Advisory Remains in Effect

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November 14, 2014

Message from TN Immunization Team

NEW TENNESSEE IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION SYSTEM (“TennIIS”) is now live as of November 14

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September 1, 2014

Regional Perinatal Centers – Tennessee Fact Sheet (2014)

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August 6, 2014

Important Information – Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse; Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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July 28, 2014

Tennessee Health Care Innovation Initiative

“Over the next 5 years, the Tennessee Health Care Innovation Initiative will shift a majority of health care spending, both public and private away from fee for service to three outcomes based payment strategies…With these efforts, it’s our hope that Tennessee will be at the forefront of a national trend that is expected to gain momentum in the coming years.”
-Governor Haslam’s address to the National Governors Association, July 2014

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July 24, 2014

AAFP Letter of July 24, 2014 to UnitedHealthcare on Network Optimization

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