Reporter July 20 2012
Jul. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt researchers have been selected to receive a national grant as part of a push to gauge the coming impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Jul. 19, 2012—If not for their daughters’ illnesses, Laura Meador and Amy Hamilton probably would never have met. But their paths crossed in an unlikely venue — the sixth floor of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt — and a burgeoning friendship was born.
Jul. 19, 2012—As more and better treatments are developed for heart disease, it is becoming more difficult to safely manage care as patients return home from the hospital. A new study led by Vanderbilt researchers highlights growing concern that the period after hospital discharge is a risky time, especially for cardiac patients.
Jul. 19, 2012—The Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic has opened its first satellite location at Edward Curd Lane in Franklin, Tenn.
Jul. 18, 2012—Stress can promote breast cancer cell colonization of bone, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology investigators have discovered.
Jul. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation’s elite providers of health care services by U.S. News and World Report in the publication’s 2012-13 Best Hospitals edition.