Author: Matt Batcheldor
Jul. 28, 2022—Marsha Eastridge had no clue she had heart problems until she was diagnosed in December 2021. Barely three weeks later, she was undergoing the first of two complex vascular procedures at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute that would save her life.
Jul. 20, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) from Aug. 22-24 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.
Jul. 14, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Aug. 10-12 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.
Jun. 22, 2022—by Matt Batcheldor The Vanderbilt Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement System (VPROMS) team was recently awarded the Value-Based Health Care Primary Care Award from the Value-Based Health Care Center Europe. VPROMS, which started at VUMC as a pilot initiative in 2019, collects patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) via validated questionnaires that patients complete electronically in an Epic interface....
Jun. 8, 2022—Younger patients with atrial fibrillation who had rare genetic variants associated with inherited cardiomyopathy and arrythmia syndromes were associated with a significantly higher rate of death than those without the variants, a Vanderbilt-led study has shown.
Jun. 2, 2022—The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Center has been awarded renewal of the American Heart Association’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center Certification,
May. 26, 2022—In her 2022 State of Nursing Address, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, looked back on another extraordinary year marked by multiple surges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resilient nurses who continued to respond.
May. 25, 2022—Women who need a liver transplant are more likely to spend more time on a waiting list, become too sick for transplant or die compared to men. To improve equity, a recently published Vanderbilt-led study suggests a sex adjustment to criteria for MELD (model for end-stage liver disease), which determines allocation of transplanted livers.
May. 4, 2022—Vanderbilt is partnering with the Nashville Humane Association for “Paws on the Plaza,” a new event that will bring a litter of puppies to the Medical Center Plaza each month from May through October.