Reporter Aug 12 2022
Aug. 12, 2022—Growth across both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities it serves spotlights the need to bolster collaboration and communication to efficiently provide care to patients and ensure well-being of the workforce, Medical Center leaders said during streaming of the August 2022 Leadership Assembly.
Aug. 11, 2022—Luke and Susan Simons have endowed a new directorship that will support research so that more people can benefit from immunotherapies.
Aug. 11, 2022—Vanderbilt is collaborating with several other medical systems to implement a predictive tool that uses machine learning to extract patient behaviors documented by nurses in electronic health records and transform them into observable data.
Aug. 11, 2022—A new list names hundreds of Vanderbilt Health physicians as being among the nation’s top providers of health care.
Aug. 10, 2022—President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law a broad expansion of health care benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits, and for Robert Miller, MD, professor of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and his Vanderbilt University Medical Center colleagues, the action is a long-awaited victory.
Aug. 10, 2022—A new special publication from the National Academy of Medicine spotlights the opportunity to leverage lessons learned from the pandemic to transform health, health care and health delivery in the United States.
Aug. 9, 2022—Travis Capers has been named to the newly created role of President of Vanderbilt Regional Community Hospitals, effective Aug. 15, following a nationwide search to fill the position.
Study that investigated whether three smoking cessation drugs could reduce alcohol intake yields unexpected finding
Aug. 5, 2022—A Vanderbilt study of three proven smoking cessation treatments suggests these medications could play an important role to reduce alcohol use and smoking at the same time.