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Tennessee Hospital Association President Craig Becker said Friday that hospitals across the state have been holding special exercises and drills to become better prepared for recognizing and treating Ebola.

FORT OGLETHORPE -- Hutcheson Medical Center has been at the heart of Stephanie Butcher’s whole life.

Two Ebola scares within 24 hours kept Tennessee health officials on their toes Tuesday, highlighting growing tensions after America’s first case of local transmission of the virus was reported in Dallas.

Memorial Hospital had to employ its Ebola treatment protocol today after a man complained of symptoms possibly related to the virus.

A children’s hospital should be the most important building in a city.

Every day in a small room on the second floor of the Hamilton County Jail, nurse Janet Hall sorts pills into little paper souffle cups.

Strained negotiations between Erlanger Health System and UnitedHealthcare broke down Thursday and both parties began to alert patients in United’s Medicaid plan they will not be able to receive services at Erlanger after next week.

As former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen took the stage at The Chattanoogan hotel to address a room full of doctors Wednesday night, he began by saying that since the time mankind lived in caves, healers have been among the most honored people in society.

After late-night negotiations failed, Erlanger Health System and insurer UnitedHealthcare have decided to extend the deadline for resolving disputes over a contract that expired Wednesday.

After late-night negotiations failed, Erlanger Health System and insurer UnitedHealthcare have decided to extend the deadline to for resolving disputes over a contract that expired today.

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