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Regional growth spotlights ‘Join Us,’ workforce campaigns: Leadership Assembly takeaways

Nov. 14, 2022—Sustaining the Medical Center’s era of unparalleled growth throughout the region will be bolstered by new recruitment, retention, and career development opportunities.

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National Injury Prevention Day set for Nov. 18

Nov. 11, 2022—National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, highlights need for awareness

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‘DNA’ Podcast Hosts Two Climate and Health Twitter Spaces Chats

Nov. 3, 2022—Climate and Health conversations will take place on Nov. 13 and 14, from 12:15 pm - 1 pm CT on Twitter Spaces.

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Heart Walk participants earn 100,000 bonus steps in the Fit for Fall Health Challenge

Sep. 20, 2022—All VUMC employees who participate in the American Heart Association 2022 Great Nashville Heart Walk will earn 100,000 bonus steps in this year’s Fit for Fall Step Challenge. The 100,000-step bonus will earn participants the “Step It Up with Health Plus Step Challenges”-action in the Wellness Actions Log for Health Plus’ Go for the Gold,...

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Center for Advanced Mobile Health Care Learning sponsors monthly clinics; next is Sept. 15

Sep. 9, 2022—The Center for Advanced Mobile Health Care Learning (CAMHL) sponsors monthly hour-long “clinics” targeting clinicians and educators who are interested in using technology-enhanced micro-learning approaches to address knowledge and performance gaps in the workplace.  CAMHL Clinics will be held virtually on the third Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m., with the next being Sept....

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Panoramic ‘DNA’ podcast Season 3 explores elements of well-being

Sep. 5, 2022— Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning podcast, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, (DNA) is back for its third season with a new format emphasizing collaboration to convene in-depth, vibrant explorations of how the current era of rapid change impacts mental and physical well-being. ‘Shapeshifters: Changing the Mental Health Story,’ released on Sept. 5, explores...

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Say hello. ‘DNA’ podcast series coming Fall 2022

Aug. 8, 2022—Be one of the first to preview the all-new ‘Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action’ podcast series. #ListenDNA.

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‘DNA’ podcast goes live: July 20 Twitter Spaces chat about mental health, teens

Jul. 15, 2022—Season 3 of the “Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action” podcast series will kick off with a live Twitter Spaces chat about mental health, featuring several teens from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital becomes county’s first trauma center

Jun. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) has received approval as a state-verified provisional Level III Trauma Center, making it the first and only hospital able to provide this higher level of care in Wilson County.

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Filling multiple opioid prescriptions after childbirth associated with maternal death risk

Jun. 9, 2022—In a new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers, women who filled two or more prescriptions for opioids after childbirth faced a 46% greater risk of death than women who did not.

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Research probes cause of acute flaccid myelitis in children

Jun. 8, 2022—Research that began at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has found evidence that a viral infection followed by a “robust” immune response is the cause of a polio-like paralyzing illness in children called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

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Study explores positioning options to improve COVID mortality

Jun. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers found that prone positioning of patients with COVID-19-related hypoxemia not on mechanical ventilation offered no observed clinical benefit among these patients.

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