Matt Batcheldor

Touchstone Project seeks to reinforce positive connections

Those are some of the words engraved on more than 500 palm-sized stones that Vanderbilt’s Department of Pastoral Care will give to staff during Pastoral Care Week, Oct. 20-25.

Wootten named to lead Pediatric Otolaryngology

Christopher Wootten, M.D., has been named director of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Service, supervising the treatment of ear, nose and throat-related disorders in children at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Prevention key to fight familial hypercholesterolemia

Imagine an inherited cause of early heart attacks that is more common than type-1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis or cystic fibrosis, but goes largely unrecognized.

Critical care skills workshop draws nurses from across U.S.

A small group of acute care nurse practitioners and physician assistants urgently crowded around the bedside of a mannequin hooked up to a ventilator and an IV.

Pharmacy’s targeted initiatives lead to lower drug expenses

Vanderbilt University Hospital’s pharmacy is attracting national attention for reducing its inpatient pharmacy drug expenses 6.4 percent in a 12-month period, despite an increase in patient volume.

VUMC’s health IT efforts named among nation’s best

For the tenth year in a row, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s “most wired” hospitals by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

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