Medicine and Biomedical Informatics

The changing face of health care IT

Changes coming to our clinical systems at Vanderbilt aim to better serve our patients and to maintain the highest standard care in an increasingly competitive and cost-conscious environment.

Patel lands health care informatics award

Neal Patel, M.D., MPH, professor of Clinical Pediatrics and chief medical information officer for inpatient services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is the first-place recipient of the 2013 Healthcare Informatics/AMDIS IT Innovation Advocate Award, recognizing leaders who have helped move the health care industry forward through their innovations.

Insulin in vials

Family members can often sabotage diabetes care: study

Nonsupportive family members contribute to poor adherence to medication regimens and lower glycemic control in adults with diabetes.