Kevin Johnson Archives
Photo: Readying for ICD-10
Mar. 26, 2015—Monday’s ICD-10 Provider Fair offered an update on some of the changes scheduled to occur later this year as Vanderbilt University Medical Center shifts to ICD-10, a new medical coding and reporting system that will add more specificity to tracking medical diagnoses.
Photo: Discovery Lecture
Dec. 18, 2014—At her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture, Suzanne Bakken, Ph.D., R.N., the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, shares a laugh with Vanderbilt’s William Stead, M.D., left, and Kevin Johnson, M.D., M.S.
Informatics tools link protein structure, drug action: speaker
Feb. 13, 2014—Russ Altman, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Bioengineering, Genetics and Medicine at Stanford University, posed an intriguing question at last week’s Discovery Lecture: is it possible to predict drug side effects from the 3D-structure of proteins?
Vanderbilt planning for the future
Jul. 5, 2013—An executive committee has been named and will meet regularly this summer to develop a framework of ideas to guide a university-wide academic strategic planning process that will set the course for Vanderbilt’s future.
Vanderbilt launches health information software competition
May. 2, 2013—Vanderbilt University announced today a $20,000 worldwide contest called the Health App Challenge, aimed to transform patient clinical summaries into easy to understand personalized health information.
New computer speeds clinical data collection
Apr. 25, 2013—Tucked in a data center in the basement of Vanderbilt University Hospital, a new computer the size of a large armoire, called a data warehouse appliance, is delivering a new order of speed to Vanderbilt clinical scientists as they search, filter, analyze and annotate the de-identified medical records of approximately 2 million patients.
Two from VUMC help lead national informatics group
Feb. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Department of Biomedical Informatics remains exceptionally well represented on the nine-member executive committee of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).
Endowed chair celebration honors nine Vanderbilt faculty
Jan. 21, 2013—The extraordinary academic achievements of nine Vanderbilt University endowed chair holders were recognized during a Jan. 17 ceremony at the Student Life Center.
ROUNDS: A message from the Vice Chancellor
Jul. 19, 2012—As we launched into a new academic year on July 1, I took some time to consider the road we have traveled together in the last 12 months. By any measure, it was remarkable.
Johnson named VUMC Biomedical Informatics chair
Dec. 22, 2011—Kevin Johnson, M.D., M.S., professor and vice chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) and professor of Pediatrics, has been named the department’s new chair after an extensive national search. His appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2012. Johnson succeeds Daniel Masys, M.D., who retired in June. As the new chair, Johnson will be responsible...