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Miller, Wright land top biomedical informatics awards

Nov. 4, 2021—  by Mia Garcitorena Vanderbilt biomedical informatics leaders Randolph Miller, MD, and Adam Wright, PhD, received major awards at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium in San Diego on Oct. 30. Miller, who is professor of Biomedical Informatics, emeritus, received the Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence in Medical Informatics, which is internationally...

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Award recognizes hands-on contributions to health IT at VUMC

Jun. 9, 2021—Chetan Aher, MD, assistant professor of Surgery, and Wael Alrifai, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, are the inaugural winners of the Physician Builder Award, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Center (VCLIC). They received trophies made from Lego building blocks and gift certificates.

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Strength in numbers

May. 3, 2021—Voluntary data sharing across a region’s health systems and ambulatory care practices is important for measuring and improving health care quality and safety, Vanderbilt researchers report.

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Health care equity focus of tech design challenge

Apr. 15, 2021—A proposal titled “Capture of Smoking History in EHR for Assessment of Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility” has won the inaugural VCLIC Design Challenge, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Center (VCLIC).

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Eight named to hold VUMC endowed directorships

Mar. 25, 2021—Eight leaders from across Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been named as holders of endowed directorships.

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Study finds patients defer routine health care during pandemic

Jul. 29, 2020—During February and March at two large academic medical centers in Nashville and Boston, screening for high cholesterol and high blood sugar dropped 81-90% and initiation of drug therapy for these conditions dropped 52-60%.

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New center seeks to strengthen clinical informatics

Jan. 29, 2020—For many years, VUMC has been recognized as a leader in clinical informatics — the application of computer science and information science to the delivery of health care services.

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