Tech & Health

Vanderbilt’s Ken Holroyd, MD, MBA, lead of the Brock Family Center for Applied Innovation, speaks during the recent Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Sessions. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Academics, entrepreneurs gather for first annual AI event

Artificial intelligence experts from industry and from Vanderbilt gathered on the VUMC campus recently for the first annual Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Sessions, or HAIS 23, sponsored by the Brock Family Center.

Predicting postop opioid use

VUMC study finds that preoperative patient characteristics can predict daily opioid use at six months after surgery, suggesting opportunities for development of electronic risk-stratification algorithms.

Tiffany Mays, a senior patient services representative, and Chetan Aher, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Adult Ambulatory Clinics, take a first look at the new centralized welcome desk at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Vanderbilt Health expands self check-in, centralized welcome desks at adult ambulatory clinics

Beginning Aug. 30, patients can check in for appointments at adult ambulatory clinics at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks using the My Health at Vanderbilt secure patient portal app on their phone or tablet.

Algorithm scours health records for lung cancer risk

Vanderbilt researchers have developed a computer algorithm that scans electronic health records, or EHRs, to identify patients who meet criteria for lung cancer screening.

Messaging changes benefit both providers and patients

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has just rolled out changes to streamline and better manage messaging between patients and their care providers.

VUMC clinicians help shape popular health care software

Twelve Vanderbilt faculty members from are among 627 clinicians currently serving two-year terms on 55 specialty steering boards constituted by Epic Systems Corp.

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