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Daniel Fabbri, PhD, spoke about his entrepreneurial journey from graduate studies to founding a successful health care technology company. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Faculty member Daniel Fabbri describes entrepreneurial journey

The talk provided insights into the challenges and rewards of commercializing academic research.

The big sort 

A new interactive tool presents information on noncoding RNA in extracellular vesicles — agents of cell-cell communication that may have a future in medical diagnosis and therapeutics.

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. (photo by Joe Howell)

VUH adopts enhanced recovery for spine surgery

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway for the nearly 1,000 adult patients who undergo elective spine surgery each year at Vanderbilt University Hospital and Belle Meade Surgery Center.

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AI shows promise for clinical phenotyping

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have demonstrated the potential for large language models like ChatGPT to help generate electronic health record phenotyping algorithms, a critical but time-consuming task in observational health research.

AI to doctors: Beat that! 

Artificial intelligence programs outperformed doctors at answering typical patient questions — suggesting they could be used to write first-draft responses and help speed doctors’ work.

Vanderbilt Home Care provides a variety of home care services including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work and round-the-clock private duty services. (photo by Daniel DuBois)

Vanderbilt Home Care joins VUMC in adopting health record software from Epic Systems Corp.

This year Vanderbilt Home Care switched to the same electronic health record system used by VUMC, enabling providers to have a more complete view of their patients’ care at home.

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