Reporter Oct 9 2015
VUMC poised to transform health care in region
Oct. 8, 2015—Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., started his annual State of the Medical Center Address last Thursday by affirming that many who work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) feel “called to do so,” often compelled by life-shaping experiences.
Open Enrollment offers chance to make crucial benefit decisions
Oct. 8, 2015—Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for Vanderbilt employees to update or choose the benefit options that best meet your and your family’s needs. Mark your calendars for Oct. 14-30 so you’re ready to enroll for 2016 Open Enrollment.
‘Boot Camp’ gives chance to hone critical care skills
Oct. 8, 2015—More than 250 critical care nurse practitioners and physician assistants from 41 states gathered at Vanderbilt recently for the fourth annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.
New VUMC messages hit airwaves this week
Oct. 6, 2015—Television viewers in Middle Tennessee will begin to see new messages from Vanderbilt University Medical Center this week that build upon the “Promise of Discovery” theme to describe the Medical Center's work and mission.
Flu vaccine helps reduce hospitalizations due to influenza pneumonia: study
Oct. 6, 2015—More than half of hospitalizations due to influenza pneumonia could be prevented by influenza vaccination, according to a study led by investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.