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Campaign thanks employees for their dedication to patients and each other

Sep. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt Health has launched a brand communications campaign — called Caregivers Need Care, Too — designed to thank the workforce for their dedication to their patients and to each other during challenging times.

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Facebook campaign quickly nets clinical trial participants

Aug. 5, 2021—The cost and effectiveness of social media as a participant recruitment tool for clinical research is still being evaluated. To better understand its utility, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center used Facebook to mount a short, monthlong pilot campaign in and around Houston attempting to recruit participants for an ongoing smoking cessation study being conducted in that city.

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Throwing weight around on the internet

Sep. 21, 2020—What users mention in online weight loss forum tracks with how much weight they lose.

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Project seeks to help adults with TBI access social media

May. 7, 2020—With more than $2 million in funding, researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center are developing software to make social media platforms more accessible for adults with cognitive disabilities.

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Meeting highlights growth of VUMC’s social media efforts

Mar. 3, 2016—Leaders of social media programs at 15 major hospitals and health systems gathered in Nashville last week as Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) hosted the “founders meeting” of a new national organization.

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VUMC’s social media policy helps protect faculty, staff online

Feb. 4, 2016—Six years ago, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) established itself as a pioneer in health care social media when it became one of the first hospitals or health systems with a social media policy to guide its faculty and staff.

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Chancellor: Four ideas will define Vanderbilt’s destiny

Apr. 3, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced four foundational ideas that will guide Vanderbilt as it defines itself in a new century during a speech April 3 at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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New VU blog a place for parents, caregivers to connect

Sep. 27, 2012—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is inviting people to participate in Wishing Well, a new blog designed to connect and engage the community, patient families, doctors, nurses and others who raise and care for babies and children.

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