electronic health records (EHRs)

Gene variant may underlie diabetes disparities: study

The study was the largest ancestry-stratified, genetic estimation of the heritability of diabetic retinopathy conducted to date and included an unprecedented number of individuals of non-Hispanic African ancestry — more than 46,000.

Automated algorithm predicts risk of blood clots in hospitalized patients

This new entry to the field works in the background to provide real-time risk assessments, with no manual inputs from health care providers required.

Daniel Fabbri, PhD, spoke about his entrepreneurial journey from graduate studies to founding a successful health care technology company. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Faculty member Daniel Fabbri describes entrepreneurial journey

The talk provided insights into the challenges and rewards of commercializing academic research.

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AI shows promise for clinical phenotyping

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have demonstrated the potential for large language models like ChatGPT to help generate electronic health record phenotyping algorithms, a critical but time-consuming task in observational health research.

Vanderbilt Home Care provides a variety of home care services including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work and round-the-clock private duty services. (photo by Daniel DuBois)

Vanderbilt Home Care joins VUMC in adopting health record software from Epic Systems Corp.

This year Vanderbilt Home Care switched to the same electronic health record system used by VUMC, enabling providers to have a more complete view of their patients’ care at home.

Bariatric surgery linked to cardiometabolic health improvements: study

Bariatric surgery can lead to significant cardiometabolic health improvements using a variety of measures, including blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and hemoglobin A1C, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.  

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