Author: Paul Govern
Mar. 2, 2023—A Vanderbilt study is shedding new light on the incidence and mortality of cryptococcal meningitis among people with HIV
Mar. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s information technology help desk has an online component called Pegasus, which has added an automated chat feature to help serve VUMC employees, patients and families seeking technical assistance.
Feb. 23, 2023—The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year, $5 million grant to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for continued support of the Brazil Regional Prospective Observational Research in Tuberculosis network, or RePORT-Brazil.
Feb. 2, 2023— by Paul Govern Acute kidney injury, or AKI, is a common complication of cardiac catheterization, posing higher costs, longer hospital stays and increased short-term and long-term mortality risk. In a large, randomized trial conducted over a period of 18 months at 19 medical centers of the Veterans Health Administration, a quality improvement implementation trial...
Dec. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers report that the trend of decreasing postoperative risk for people who have had COVID persists longer than previously known, for as long as 13 months after COVID.
Dec. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently became the nation’s second health care organization to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Parkinson’s Disease Certification.
Nov. 30, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that higher levels of excess oxygen given to patients under general anesthesia add risk of injury to the kidneys, lungs and heart.