Author: Matt Batcheldor
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's multispecialty expertise helped a seemingly healthy 54-year-old man who needed major heart procedures get back to the gym and live a healthy life.
Mar. 2, 2023—A Vanderbilt outreach team is visiting churches to raise awareness about peripheral artery disease.
Feb. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows that hormone replacement therapy can be safely administered depending on the method used and the patient’s age, time since menopause, and risk of cardiovascular disease.
Feb. 8, 2023—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute has acquired VeinCare Centers of Tennessee, a Clarksville, Tennessee-based clinic offering minimally invasive vein treatments using cutting-edge technology.
Feb. 8, 2023—The number of potential organ donors in the United States could solve the shortage for most organs, but many organs are not recovered due to performance variations in the opaque organ procurement organization process, according to a just-published study with first and corresponding authors from Vanderbilt.
Feb. 2, 2023—A new emergency pager system allows emergency department and inpatient teams at Vanderbilt University Hospital to call for an alert for patients with pulmonary emboli.
Jan. 26, 2023—Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders gathered in Light Hall recently for the kickoff of the 2023 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds, a monthly educational series organized by the Office of Advanced Practice.
Jan. 26, 2023—Six months receiving an LVAD at Vanderbilt, Autumn Bowling’s heart fully recovered its function and doctors were able to turn the device off, a rare feat.
Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were historically found only at hospitals like VUMC.
Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt's Beth Sparks, MSN, RN, CNML, has been appointed co-chair of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing's Workplace Safety Task Force.