Amanda Mixon Archives
Statins to be studied for prevention of dementia, disability and heart disease
Nov. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers are enrolling adults aged 75 and over to study whether taking atorvastatin, a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol also called Lipitor®, can help maintain health by preventing dementia, disability, and heart disease.
Readmission prediction face-off
Mar. 23, 2016—Using patients’ health records to assess preparedness for hospital discharge is more effective at predicting readmission or death than commonly used questionnaires.