The toll of dysphagia
Dec. 15, 2017—Impaired swallowing — dysphagia — affects 3 percent of hospital inpatients, who have longer hospital stays and are more likely to require post-acute care services.
Chancellor: Four ideas will define Vanderbilt’s destiny
Apr. 3, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced four foundational ideas that will guide Vanderbilt as it defines itself in a new century during a speech April 3 at Spring Faculty Assembly.
USA Today: Gunshot wounds drive up government health care costs
Mar. 6, 2013—As advocates and politicians debate gun control issues, economists say gun injuries and deaths have cost billions in court proceedings, insurance costs and hospitalizations. Manish Sethi, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation, has studied healthcare costs associated with gun violence and is quoted.
Study sees eligibility confusion ahead for Affordable Care Act applicants
Jun. 8, 2012—A Vanderbilt expert on health policy and economics says that many people who get subsidized private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in 2014 could face confusing changes in eligibility and cost sharing, and some will be required to pay the government back after the first year of participation.