Author: Paul Govern
Apr. 9, 2020—The world’s No.1 ranked surgery journal, JAMA Surgery, has announced that a June 2019 study led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was the journal’s top paper of the year as measured by Altmetric Attention Score.
Apr. 2, 2020—Several components of Vanderbilt University Medical Center have come together to provide coordinated follow-up care for patients isolated at home with COVID-19.
Mar. 26, 2020—Though he specializes in chronic disease, epidemiologist Qi Dai, MD, PhD, professor of Medicine, has been closely following the international scientific literature on SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019).
Mar. 26, 2020—REDCap, a software application created and developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has found widespread use in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 19, 2020—Through its eStar Physician Builders Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center supports physicians and other health care team members in devising new content and tools for VUMC’s health information technology system.
Mar. 12, 2020—For older adults, social isolation and loneliness are associated with greatly increased likelihood of early death, dementia and heart disease, according to a recent report by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Feb. 27, 2020—Katherine Gifford, PsyD, MS, assistant professor of Neurology, has been awarded a five-year, $4.3 million research grant from the National Institute on Aging to study what subjective cognitive decline can reveal about underlying pathology.
Feb. 13, 2020—An initiative at VUMC is helping patients recover more quickly from major surgery, leave the hospital earlier and have fewer side effects from their pain management.
Feb. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt infectious diseases specialist Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, answers questions about the current novel coronavirus outbreak in China.
Jan. 29, 2020—For many years, VUMC has been recognized as a leader in clinical informatics — the application of computer science and information science to the delivery of health care services.
Jan. 15, 2020—Investigators will use computational methods to shed light on suicidal ideation and its relationship to attempted suicide, predict suicidal ideation and suicide attempt using routine electronic health records (EHRs) and explore the genetic underpinnings of both.