Reporter March 6 2020
Bundled maternity plan offered to VUMC, MNPS employees
Mar. 4, 2020—Hearing that she could deliver her second child with no out-of-pocket expense convinced Vanderbilt University Medical Center employee Amy New to enroll in the new MyMaternityHealth Bundle offered by Vanderbilt Health, and she quickly learned the program’s advantages didn’t stop there.
Neurotransmitter expert Amara set for March 12 Discovery Lecture
Mar. 4, 2020—Susan Amara, PhD, scientific director of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and an expert on the biology of neurotransmitter transporters, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 12.
Major road closures to again affect I-65, I-440, Franklin Road March 20-23
Mar. 4, 2020—The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced plans for bridge work at the interchange of Interstate 65 and Interstate 440 which will require the complete closure of the interchange from Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m. through Monday, March 23 at 5 a.m.
Analysis finds Affordable Care Act has dented health care cost curve
Mar. 4, 2020—A decade after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, there is evidence that the landmark health care legislation has contributed to slower growth of U.S. health care spending.
VUMC named among Top Hospitals for Diversity in nation
Mar. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center was named among the 2019 Top Hospitals for Diversity by BlackDoctor.org (BDO), an online source of health and wellness information.
Study finds mental health issues top reason Shade Tree Clinic patients visit Emergency Department
Mar. 2, 2020—In an effort to understand why Shade Tree Clinic patients visit the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Emergency Department, the authors of a study found that mental health issues top the list.