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Study finds a role for AI in drug repurposing pipeline

Feb. 26, 2024—Vanderbilt researchers are using artificial intelligence to search for existing drugs used for other problems that might help patients Alzheimer's Disease.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of pediatric informatician Stuart Weinberg

Jul. 25, 2023—Stuart T. Weinberg, MD, an innovator and advocate in the field of pediatric informatics with expertise in clinical reminders, web services, personal health records, immunization registries and clinical decision support at the provider, institutional and national levels, died on July 18 in Franklin, Tennessee.

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VUMC patient portal welcomes millionth user

Jun. 28, 2023—by Paul Govern One million patients and patient delegates have joined My Health at Vanderbilt, or MHAV. As of June 23, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center patient portal had 1,000,126 registered users. MHAV was launched in 2004 to support patient engagement with VUMC. It gives patients secure comprehensive access to their VUMC medical record, seamless...

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PheWAS reveals post-COVID-19 diagnoses

Sep. 8, 2022—Using a high-throughput informatics technique and electronic health records, Vanderbilt researchers found that COVID-19 survivors had an increased risk for more than 40 new diagnoses.

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Original podcast series explores ideas, issues shaping health and health care

Aug. 11, 2020—Listen to Episode 1 and subscribe on your favorite platform. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, an original podcast series exploring the issues and scientific advancements  shaping health, medicine and society. The series takes the listener deep into the world of health care through conversations with more than 30...

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Flu Tool a powerful resource for treatment decisions

Jan. 22, 2020—As flu cases spike in Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt Health would like to remind patients and staff about the Flu Tool, an online resource for quickly assessing flu-like symptoms and identifying corresponding treatment recommendations.

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SPI-Hub resource delivers intel on biomedical journals

Nov. 14, 2019—SPI-Hub, is a new online knowledge resource that gives biomedical scientists an efficient means to identify journals in which to publish their work.

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Johnson named to NIH Council of Councils

Sep. 5, 2019—The National Institutes of Health have announced the appointment of Kevin Johnson, MD, MS, to the NIH Council of Councils.

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Major initiative launched to advance the application of AI to health care

Feb. 13, 2019—IBM Watson Health has announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in joint research collaborations with Brigham and Women’s Hospital — the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School — and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to advance the science of artificial intelligence (AI) and its application to major public health issues.

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Warner’s medical informatics research recognized

Nov. 1, 2018—Jeremy Warner, MD, is the 2018 recipient of the New Investigator Award from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

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Automation speeds clinical safety surveillance: study

Jan. 26, 2017—Using patient outcomes data from approximately 1,800 hospitals, the largest demonstration to date of automated safety surveillance of a medical device is reported in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine.

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Study tracks makeup of VUMC collaborative care teams

Oct. 27, 2016—At Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) there are about 486 distinct operational units involved in inpatient care and evaluation.

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