Reporter June 15 2018

Rothman named to new role of Medical Director for VUMC Revenue Cycle

Brian Rothman, MD, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Biomedical Informatics and Surgery, and medical director for Perioperative Informatics, has been named to the newly created position of Medical Director for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Revenue Cycle.

Grant bolsters Hiremath’s research on esophageal disorder

Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Pediatrics, has received a Junior Faculty Development Grant from the American College of Gastroenterology Institute for Clinical Research and Education.

New My Health at Vanderbilt feature allows users to join waitlist for earlier appointments

My Health at Vanderbilt (MHAV), the online portal that allows Vanderbilt Health patients to message their providers, check lab results and pay bills, among other functions, has debuted a feature, called Fast Pass, that allows users who have an appointment with a VUMC provider to join a waitlist for an earlier appointment if one becomes available.

Opioid epidemic focus of June 27 Student-Invited Pharmacology Forum

“America’s Opioid Epidemic” is the theme of the 27th annual Joel G. Hardman Student-Invited Pharmacology Forum, beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, in the Vanderbilt Student Life Center.

Telethon rings up crucial support for Children’s Hospital

The 35th annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon was held on Sunday, June 3, at Seacrest Studios in partnership with WTVF NewsChannel 5.

VUMC joins research network to fight atrial fibrillation

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been selected by the American Heart Association (AHA) to participate in a six-member research network to advance treatment and prevention of atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular heart rate that increases the risk of stroke and other heart-related complications.