Jill Austin

Think it’s flu? Now you can ask Alexa

If you think you have the flu, making decisions about whether to seek care is as easy as asking Alexa. Vanderbilt’s Flu Tool, an online resource that uses a series of questions to help patients determine if they or a family member may have the flu, has now been adapted for use with Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service.

VUMC ad campaigns win multiple local awards

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s advertising campaigns won six American Advertising (ADDY) Awards in Nashville’s 2014 competition.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s “Promise of Discovery” awareness campaign has received an infusion of new television messaging. (Vanderbilt University)

VUMC’s ‘Promise of Discovery’ campaign gets new messaging