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Author: Jessica Pasley

Pediatric heart, liver transplant programs reach new milestones

Jan. 16, 2020—Two transplant programs at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt reached milestones in 2019 for performing record numbers of heart and liver transplantations in a calendar year.

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Vanderbilt doctors discuss when to visit emergency departments for cold and flu symptoms

Dec. 11, 2019—‘Tis the season for colds, flu and upper respiratory illnesses say health care providers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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VEI’s Lebanon surgery center moving to VWCH

Dec. 5, 2019—The surgery center adjacent to the Vanderbilt Eye Institute Lebanon has closed and surgical care for VEI patients is moving to the Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Surgery Center.

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Children’s Hospital verified as Level 1 for trauma care

Dec. 5, 2019—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has again been verified as a Level I pediatric trauma center by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.

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New VUMC service education focuses on strategies to “power up” positivity

Dec. 2, 2019—The fourth module of Defining Personalized Care – Elevating Our Culture of Service, focuses on the effect positivity can bring to an individual’s own well-being and to those they serve, including colleagues.

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Children’s Hospital urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

Nov. 21, 2019—As shoppers search for sales this season, injury prevention advocates want to raise awareness about the need to check for safety standards for toys — especially those purchased online.

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Sternberg honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology

Nov. 21, 2019—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, recently received the American Academy of Ophthalmology EnergEYES Award, given by the academy’s young ophthalmologists.

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Clinic a haven for children with vascular malformations

Nov. 14, 2019—When Kim Shrader and her husband, Wayne, adopted their son, Riley, six years ago, they knew he had a rare, genetic disorder that would require medical interventions.

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Study finds acid reducers may pose risk for children

Nov. 6, 2019—The use of acid reducers among children is on the rise and so are potential side effects, which is sparking concern according to a recent study.

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Diamond named to NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee

Oct. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt's Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, has been named to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.

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New test assists physicians with quicker treatment decisions for sepsis

Oct. 3, 2019—Rapid blood culture diagnostics for patients with bacterial bloodstream infections delivered final results in 12 hours versus the two to three days required for conventional testing.

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Nighttime event shines light on community support

Oct. 2, 2019—The Night Lights event showcased how the Nashville and Middle Tennessee communities and businesses support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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