Reporter July 15 2016
Jul. 14, 2016—From extensive test results to exam notes to the very latest in medical research, modern health care professionals have become overloaded with data. As a result, it is now a critical mission for academic medical centers to translate this often-raw data into actionable knowledge used to deliver expert patient care, drive efficient clinical operations and promote discovery and education.
Jul. 14, 2016—During the past two weeks, researchers at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have brought in a number of new research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that together achieve $137 million in new funding. The funding is a trans-institutional accomplishment of the Schools of Engineering and Medicine and the College of Arts and Science.
Jul. 14, 2016—Among those attending this week’s ribbon cutting and opening of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute at 305 Indian Lake Blvd., Hendersonville, were Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Paul Sternberg Jr., M.D. (center left), and Titus Daniels, M.D., MPH, MMHC (center right). The clinic relocated from Madison.
Jul. 14, 2016—Andre Churchwell, M.D., the Levi Watkins Jr. M.D. Chair, professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs, has been named to serve in the newly created role of Chief Diversity Officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Jul. 14, 2016—Bedside Matters, a monthly rounds geared toward helping Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employees deal with social and emotional issues in caring for patients and families, has launched a new website with online videos of the sessions, which nurses can now watch to get contact hours.
Jul. 14, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has once again been named among the nation’s “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its innovative efforts in medical technology.
Jul. 14, 2016—Cancer patients who live near Spring Hill, Tennessee, can now receive care from an experienced medical oncologist at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Spring Hill instead of traveling to the main campus in Nashville.