- Hafsa Ismail, BSN, RN of Nashville General Hospital was recently honored with The DAISY Award® For Extraordinary Nurses . The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
- A recent study of 150,000 men shows that men with erectile dysfunction have a higher risk for heart disease and stroke.
- Erectile dysfunction is associated with metabolic syndrome, a variety of risk factors that can be managed through healthier lifestyle choices.
- “If you are serious about your health and willing to give up the things that make you sick, I can work with you to improve your health and transform your life.” Dr. Kevin Billups, MD
- April is National Minority Health Month, a time to highlight the importance of improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities and reducing health disparities.
- Rick Colomitz, ADN, RN, NREMT of Nashville General Hospital was recently honored with The DAISY Award® For Extraordinary Nurses.
- March is National Nutrition Month®. This is a great time to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthier eating habits.
- A good night’s sleep is one of the easiest ways to prepare for and recover from surgery. Sleep can help you stay healthy and your body heal.
- February is American Heart Month. This is a great time to focus on heart-healthy habits that can help protect your heart and lead to a healthier lifestyle.
- Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women globally. This disease claims the lives of 300,000 women each year, one every two minutes. Many of these deaths are unnecessary since cervical cancer is almost completely preventable and if diag
- Accredited for 80 consecutive years, Nashville General Hospital is the second-oldest accredited cancer program in Nashville.
- There are more than 322,000 pharmacists in the United States. In addition to dispensing medications, these trained medical professionals play an important role as part of your healthcare team.
- Since July, hospitals across Tennessee are filling up again with COVID-19 patients at the highest rate since January.
- The COVID-19 Vaccine is FREE of charge to all people living in the United States, regardless of health insurance status or immigration. There are multiple locations throughout Nashville and Davidson County to receive the vaccine.
- EFFECTIVE AUGUST 6, 2021, For the health and safety of patients and their families and staff, we have put the following guidelines in place to limit visitation, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stuffy noses and hoarseness are just a few of the conditions that ENT (ear, nose and throat) providers treat. They also help their patients live healthier lifestyles.If you have problems with your ears, nose, or throat, you may need an appointment at an ENT clinic. The technical name for the medical specialty is otolaryngology (pron: “oh-tow-leh-ruhn-gaa-luh-jee”).
COVID-19 vaccines can put the virus in our rear view. Make an appointment to get yours or get your name on a waitlist.When your turn comes to get your COVID-19 shot, don’t hesitate. "It’s our best hope for ending the pandemic," advises Livette Johnson, M.D., Medical Co-Chair of Infection Prevention at Nashville General Hospital
- Embrace healthy habits to help you and your family cope with pandemic-related stress.
NGH Foundation/Employee Giving: One Foundation. Many needs. And three ways you can support their mission.If you, a loved one, or someone you know has ever been a patient at Nashville General Hospital or one of its clinics, you more than likely received a service that was funded and supported through the Nashville General Hospital Foundation.
- What do beans, carrots, kale and garlic have in common? They’re all good for your heart and your overall health. Julius Jackson, Nashville General’s Executive Chef came through when we asked him to give us some yummy, heart-healthy recipe ideas.
- COVID vaccinations for individuals age 70 and older began Friday, January 29. We are receiving a very limited supply of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. This vaccine is for established NGH and NHC patients and members of our CHEN congregations.
- How do you know if your face mask or covering is working the way it should? Try blowing out a candle with your mask on. If you can’t blow out the candle, your mask is doing its job.
- Keeping your hands clean by washing them regularly can help fend off germs and send them down the drain. It’s a no-brainer, easy task, right? Actually, yes, it is, and washing your hands is good for your health.
- Been too busy to get the flu shot? You still have time, but don’t wait too long. If you can, get your flu shot today. “The flu season peaks here in Middle Tennessee from mid-January until March, and sometimes into April or May.