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Neurodiagnostic Services Receives Accreditation

The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Neurodiagnostic Services EEG (Electroencephalography) Lab recently achieved accreditation by the EEG Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET (LAB-EEG). It is only one of two other hospitals in the state to achieve this distinction. The other hospital is Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis. The accreditation is valid through 2019.

Nov 21 2014 Read more Save

UT Medical Center Receives Major Gift from a Former Patient and Lottery Winner

June 11 is a date Roy Cockrum will never forget – for two reasons. On June 11, 2010, he was confronted by the unknown; he was undergoing heart surgery at UT Medical Center to save his life. On the same date, but four years later, June 11, 2014, Cockrum was thrilled by the unknown; he won the lottery - $259.8 million as the Powerball Jackpot winner. What a difference four years can make.

Nov 19 2014 Read more Save

Understanding Health Literacy

What is health literacy and why is it important? Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions and services needed to prevent or treat illness”.

Nov 13 2014 Read more Save

Breast Cancer, Exercise and Acupuncture

Exercise therapy and acupuncture may help breast cancer survivors struggling with pain, swelling and issues related to body image. Two new studies looked at alternative therapies for these common symptoms among survivors.

Nov 13 2014 Read more Save

Lung Cancer Screening in November

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide; however it is often caught too late.

Nov 11 2014 Read more Save

Community Forum on Poor Health of Tennesseans & Citizens in East Tennessee

The University of Tennessee Medical Center will host a forum Thursday, November 20 on the chronically poor health condition of Tennesseans and citizens in the Knoxville region.

Nov 10 2014 Read more Save

Healthy Living Kitchen Offers Gluten-Free Holiday Cooking Class

Join special guest Janet Prince and the UT Medical Center Healthy Living Kitchen team as they teach participants how to prepare a gluten-free holiday meal that is healthy and delicious.

Oct 23 2014 Read more Save

Tailgate for Men's Health - featuring former UT Vol and seven-year NFL veteran Antone Davis

Presented by University Bariatric Center at UT Medical Center. FREE screenings for men who are interested in achieving a healthier lifestyle and will be held on Monday, November 3 at 5:30 p.m. at UT Medical Center’s Heart Hospital Conference Room.

Oct 20 2014 Read more Save