Her patients become like family

Dr. Dianna Shipley, Tennessee Oncology at Sumner Regional Medical Center By Dessislava Yankova When it comes to treating cancer, Dr. Dianna Shipley’s encouraging words to patients are the best medicine. Her patients and coworkers agree: Shipley, 49, has a humanitarian heart that runs full time and does not turn off when she leaves the hospital. […]

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The Push to Palliate Cancer Symptoms

By: LARRY MCCLAIN for Nashville Medical News Jim Meadows, MD, Leads the Charge for Tennessee Oncology While studying medicine in southern California, Jim Meadows, MD, balanced the demands of education with activities such as rock climbing and motorcycle trips through the high desert – things that might surprise many of his patients. And while some […]

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Tennessee Oncology Moves To New Clinic In Downtown Cleveland

Tennessee Oncology, Bradley County’s only cancer center, relocated Monday in Cleveland to a facility near SkyRidge Medical Center at 2390 N. Ocoee St. “We are excited to offer Cleveland and Bradley County a state-of-the-art cancer care facility,” said Dr. Ted Arrowsmith, Tennessee Oncology’s East Tennessee managing partner.  “The new clinic is larger to accommodate more […]

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BlueCross, Tennessee Oncology Pilot Digital Tools To Improve Care, Experience For Cancer Patients

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Tennessee Oncology are teaming up to test new tools for improving care coordination and outcomes for cancer patients. The two companies are launching a six-month pilot program that provides patient engagement support and aims to make it easier for physicians to: use evidence-based care pathways integrate clinical predictive analytics share […]

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Julie Means-Powell joins Tennessee Oncology

Tennessee Oncology, one of the largest independent oncology practices in the country, proudly announces the arrival of Dr. Julie Means-Powell. Dr. Means-Powell cares for patients at Tennessee Oncology’s Franklin and Springfield clinics. Previously, Dr. Means-Powell practiced medical oncology at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center for 10 years. She is board certified in medical oncology. Dr. Means-Powell’s special […]

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