Michael Ward

VISTA grant to fund hospital-based research training in heart, lung, blood, sleep disorders

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a federal grant to establish a first-of-its-kind training program in patient-oriented and health systems research focused on acute heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in the hospital setting.

Uninsured heart attack patients more likely to be transferred to another facility: study

A new study finds that uninsured heart attack patients are more likely to be transferred.

Study finds national decline in one type of serious heart attack

The most emergent form of heart attacks is decreasing nationwide, but this declining incidence could affect emergency departments’ quality and timeliness of care.

Vanderbilt study finds nationwide decline in one type of serious heart attack