It’s a Wonderful Life

There are more than a few tremendous lessons that can be extracted from the interaction between George Bailey (and Jimmy Stewart for that matter) and Clarence the angel.

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Christmas, A Magical, Difficult Time

For many of us, the holidays can be an emotional roller coaster.  We want to celebrate and remember “The Reason for the Season”, but the empty chair at Thanksgiving and now Christmas and even New Years can bring tears and heightened grief.

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The Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals of 2019

The Joint Commission, accrediting more than 21,000 health care organizations, has new patient safety goals for 2019 to take effect in 2020. The goals highlight safety problems in the current state of healthcare and offer possible solutions.

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National Diabetes Month Part II: Bob’s Diabetes Care Journey

November is National Diabetes Month, an observance that invites individuals and communities everywhere to focus attention on diabetes. This educational and advocacy effort is organized and promoted by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health.

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Making Strides Toward a Healthier Future for ALL Tennesseans

The state of Tennessee is beautiful on so many levels: our people, our natural resources, our great farmers, and top universities. We have so much to be grateful for and appreciate. But there are several significant challenges that strain our state, especially in the area of healthcare.

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Four Steps To Improving Healthcare In 2019 and Beyond

Embracing Change and Innovation is the Key to Success As a state senator and head of a post-acute specialty pharmacy, I see first-hand the remarkable strides being made in healthcare every day. Even though we have a long way to go to be where we should be in terms of care delivery and outcomes, I

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A Christmas Miracle

by Chip Sekulich, TwelveStone Chaplain Many years have passed since I found out who Santa really was, after which Christmas lost much of its mystery. However, I still believe in the possibility of Christmas miracles. A Different Time, 51 Years Ago Christmas of 1967 was a rough time for many families, especially those with loved

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Displaced By Michael, Blessed by TwelveStone

By Chip Sekulich, TwelveStone Chaplain Many of us have enjoyed the beauty of the Gulf Coast of Florida. As you know, Eastern Panama City, Mexico Beach and Southwest Georgia took the brunt of Hurricane Michael’s wrath. We look at the shattered shore line and realize that many, many lives have been impacted by the devastation

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