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Reporter Feb 24 2017

New ‘Hubbl’ app eases enterprise task management

Feb. 23, 2017—With EpicLeap Go Live only nine months away, the team responsible for ensuring that Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is prepared from an operational readiness standpoint was facing a couple of big challenges. How could they effectively communicate with the various site leaders to ensure that Go Live-critical tasks were being completed in a timely manner? How could they accurately report gaps to VUMC leaders and get support in closing those gaps? Was it necessary to rely on email and Excel spreadsheets to accomplish this part of EpicLeap?

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Researchers chart new informatics path in tracking disease risk

Feb. 23, 2017—In a study in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, Vanderbilt University’s Jonathan Mosley, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues use genetic correlation to hitch together two unrelated sets of data, one from a longstanding epidemiological cohort and the other from electronic health records.

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American Academy of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt neonatologist urge public health approach for women who use opioids during pregnancy

Feb. 20, 2017—Punitive approach has not been shown to be effective and may deter women from seeking help The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement today stating that a public health response, rather than a punitive approach, is needed to address the increasing number of pregnant women using opioids. Vanderbilt neonatologist Stephen Patrick, M.D., co-authored...

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