Department of Biomedical Informatics Archives
VUMC’s Osterman awarded Microsoft Investigator Fellowship
Nov. 7, 2019—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been awarded a Microsoft Investigator Fellowship.
How to fake a medical record
Nov. 4, 2019—Simulated electronic health records could avoid patient privacy risks and help speed discovery.
VUMC assumes new role in FDA safety monitoring
Oct. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is assuming an expanded role in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical product safety monitoring.
AI maps routes to heart disease
Oct. 7, 2019—Machine learning on unlabeled electronic health record data has shed light on the emergence of cardiovascular disease.
Lindsell appointed to HEAlth Data Science Center co-directorship
Oct. 3, 2019—The HEAlth Data Science (HEADS) Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is undergoing a reorganization to further refine the center’s mission, and Christopher Lindsell, PhD, has been named a new co-director.
Research team sorts out drug screen false positive results
Oct. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators have identified 13 previously unknown drug compounds that cause false positive screenings for amphetamines, buprenorphine (an opioid), cannabinoids and methadone.
Study to explore care coordination’s impact on patient outcomes
Sep. 25, 2019—You Chen, PhD, has been awarded a four-year, $1.5 million research grant to study care coordination patterns and their influence on hospital length of stay and unplanned patient readmission.
VUMC’s Blume honored by the University of Amsterdam
Sep. 19, 2019—The University of Amsterdam has awarded the 2019 Spinoza Chair in medicine to Jeffrey Blume, PhD, associate professor of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics at VUMC.
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.
REDCap data management tool reaches million user mark
Aug. 15, 2019—Fifteen years after it was launched, REDCap, Vanderbilt University’s research data management tool, has reached 1 million users throughout the world.
Study ‘ignites’ link between genes and drug response
Jul. 25, 2019—A national study is seeking to determine whether genetic testing can help physicians choose the best drugs for their patients to relieve pain and depression.
Natural language commands vital to making EHRs seamless, ‘delightful’
Jul. 18, 2019—Next Up: Yaa Kumah-Crystal, a pediatric endocrinologist and informatician, wants computers to be as seamless in exam rooms as they are in other parts of life.