News Releases

Recent and archived press releases with clinical and research news

Private practice physicians less likely to maintain EHRs

A new study finds private practice physicians are less likely to maintain electronic health records.

Study shows some generics can cost Medicare recipients more than brand-name drugs

Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research by health policy experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A new policy on helium balloons outdoors at VUMC is intended to enhance safety for LifeFlight personnel and the patients they transport.

Vanderbilt LifeFlight offers safety tips for CMA Fest

As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Fest this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.

The Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center (Neil Brake/Vanderbilt)

Cancer Center among best in nation for stem cell transplant survival

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Stem Cell Transplant ranks among the best in the nation for donor stem cell transplant survival rates among large centers, according to an annual report.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt receives American College of Surgeons Level I trauma verification

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma has verified Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as a Level I pediatric trauma center, recognizing the hospital’s commitment to provide the highest level of care for injured pediatric patients.

Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s Cookeville Base to Open Aug. 2

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s LifeFlight will open its Cookeville, Tennessee, base on August 2, 2016. The new base, in partnership with Cookeville Regional Medical Center, is LifeFlight’s seventh helicopter base in Tennessee.

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