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Reporter May 1 2020

Adult Hospital adds K-9 unit for patient, staff, visitor safety

Apr. 29, 2020—Two Drug Detection Canines (DDC) are now reporting for duty in the halls and units of the Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH).

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Clarksville boy bounces back after COVID-19 infection

Apr. 29, 2020—After a month of cough, off-and-on fever, not feeling well and isolation, Joseph “Jo Jo” Bostain is back to bouncing on his trampoline, reading Harry Potter books and planting flowers outside his Clarksville home.

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Vanderbilt investigators encouraged by early results of placebo-controlled remdesivir trial

Apr. 29, 2020—A preliminary look at data from hospitalized adults diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational antiviral remdesivir is showing promising results.

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Expanding clinical services at VUMC in a manner consistent with the roadmap to reopen Nashville

Apr. 28, 2020—Consistent with the city’s Roadmap to Reopen Nashville, VUMC will reinitiate elective clinical services in a phased manner that prioritizes safety for patients and employees on Friday, May 1.

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Pearson receives Shovel Award from VUSM students

Apr. 27, 2020—Each year, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduating fourth-year class honors one faculty member with the Shovel Award in recognition of the exceptionally meaningful impact he or she has had on their medical education.

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COVID-19 doesn’t prevent Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s transition to new IT systems

Apr. 27, 2020—In the early evening hours of April 23, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) completed most of its transition to VUMC’s clinical and information technology (IT) systems. The change represented a critical step in fully integrating the hospital into the Vanderbilt family.

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