Reporter Aug 2 2019
Aug. 1, 2019—VUMC announced completion of the acquisition of Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon, a two-campus facility licensed for 245 beds, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). Wilson County’s only hospital will now be called Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.
Aug. 1, 2019—For the first time at Vanderbilt, doctors have performed a transplantation with donated lungs that were rehabilitated using a procedure called ex vivo lung perfusion.
Aug. 1, 2019—A new group called Access to Investigational Medicine is assisting clinicians who want to seek compassionate use of investigational therapies for their patients.
Aug. 1, 2019—The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has awarded two Vanderbilt epidemiologists the Memorabilia Medal “For the People’s Health” in appreciation for their contributions in helping the nation establish a population-based research program for cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
Aug. 1, 2019—Michael Savona, MD, has received a competitive grant to develop therapies for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Aug. 1, 2019—John Oates, MD, an internationally known physician at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a founding father of the discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, died Tuesday (July 30) in Nashville after a short illness. He was 87.
Aug. 1, 2019—A group of volunteer gardeners are using nature-related workshops to help Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital patients improve their fine-motor skills.
Jul. 30, 2019—Two Vanderbilt leaders are among the six women selected as inductees into the 2019 Academy for Women of Achievement.
Jul. 29, 2019—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers safety tips to prevent injury.