Department of Health Policy Archives
Aug. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt research finds that only 1% of 22,116 commercially insured women ages 15-49 with medically managed miscarriages received the recommended combination of mifepristone.
Aug. 10, 2023—Seven new leaders have been appointed to guide Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s research programs.
Aug. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows that most individuals diagnosed with opioid use disorder are not on recommended medications and even fewer remain in care.
Study explores how often children diagnosed with flu experience serious neuropsychiatric side effects
Jul. 24, 2023—A Vanderbilt study is among the first to quantify how often children diagnosed with flu experience serious neuropsychiatric side effects.
Jul. 13, 2023—The federal government has renewed its support of a learning healthcare system (LHS) T32 training program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that prepares investigators to discover, evaluate and implement strategies for improving patient outcomes and, ultimately, the overall health of the community.
Jul. 13, 2023—In partnership with the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) and the Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional (IIN), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received $1.2 million for a five-year training grant funded by the Fogarty International Center to establish the Peru-Vanderbilt Prevention through Vaccination Training program.
Jul. 10, 2023—David Stevenson Jr., PhD, MS, has been named interim chair of the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 12, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that most Tennessee parents who own firearms agree with ways to safely store their firearms that have been shown through peer-reviewed research to reduce the risk of unintended harm to children.
Mar. 9, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that a majority of Tennessee parents agree on several firearm-related school safety measures.
Mar. 2, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that patients with serious pneumococcal infections, including pneumonia and sepsis, are at a substantially increased risk of heart attack after the onset of infection.
Feb. 23, 2023—The latest analysis of the annual Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents shows the rate of uninsured children in the state has returned to prepandemic levels.