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Family finds comfort in Spina Bifida Clinic’s compassionate, comprehensive care

Sep. 1, 2023—Katie and William Vincent knew they wanted to continue their daughter's spina bifida care where it began as an infant — at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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New funds enhance child passenger and bike safety efforts

Aug. 22, 2023—Safe Kids Worldwide and AAA Auto Club Group Foundation recently awarded funds to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to advance equity in child passenger and bike safety.

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Pediatric ECMO program receives top recognition from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

Aug. 15, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s receives top designation by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

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Study finds most infants receiving ICU-level care for RSV had no underlying medical condition

Aug. 15, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that most infants admitted to the intensive care or high acuity unit for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections during fall 2022 were previously healthy and born at term.

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Renovated pediatric operating rooms enhance state-of-the-art surgical care

Aug. 8, 2023—Augmented lighting on easy-to-move booms, enhanced imaging that automatically loads into patients’ medical records, and cameras with live feeds to a control room are just a few examples of the newly renovated operating rooms at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Study shows autism profiles can be identified early via tele-assessment with a tool created at VUMC

Aug. 7, 2023—A study new study by Vanderbilt researchers offers compelling data that many autism profiles can be identified early via tele-assessment.

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Potts named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Jul. 31, 2023—Amy Potts, PharmD, MMHC, a manager in the pharmacy at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists for recognition of her excellence in pharmacy practice and contributions to the society.

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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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Vanderbilt Transplant Center reaches new record in number of procedures performed

Jul. 25, 2023—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center performed a record number of solid organ transplants in fiscal year 2023 (FY 23) — 665 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric programs.

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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.

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Newly approved constipation drug gives pediatricians more options

Jul. 19, 2023—The first therapy for pediatric functional constipation in patients ages 6 to 17 years old could be a game changer according to gastroenterologists at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Academy for Excellence in Education elects 13 new members

Jul. 17, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Academy for Excellence in Education has elected 13 new members for 2023.

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