Department of Biomedical Informatics Archives
Mar. 22, 2023—A survey sent to more than 43,000 patients living in several states around the country finds that 96% of patients who use patient web portals prefer immediate online access to their clinical test results.
Mar. 16, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that prostate cancer polygenic risk score has limited utility for enhancing prostate cancer screening.
Mar. 9, 2023—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been appointed to a new role as Associate Vice President for Research Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Feb. 16, 2023—REDCap Day (Research Electronic Data Capture) is an annual event featuring presentations and workshops for the Vanderbilt and Meharry Medical College research community.
Feb. 2, 2023— by Paul Govern Acute kidney injury, or AKI, is a common complication of cardiac catheterization, posing higher costs, longer hospital stays and increased short-term and long-term mortality risk. In a large, randomized trial conducted over a period of 18 months at 19 medical centers of the Veterans Health Administration, a quality improvement implementation trial...
Dec. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers report that the trend of decreasing postoperative risk for people who have had COVID persists longer than previously known, for as long as 13 months after COVID.
Nov. 17, 2022—An in-depth analysis by Vanderbilt investigators of published research studies supports removing race from the calculation of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) — an assessment of kidney function.
Oct. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt's Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been appointed chair of the executive committee for the Minimal Common Data Elements (mCODE) initiative.