Vanderbilt Home Care Services Archives
Jun. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Home Care Services’ Chronic Disease Management program complements in-person medical visits and traditional home health services with regular telehealth calls from a registered nurse.
Jul. 14, 2022— by Nancy Humphrey Thomas Scott, who is legally blind and lives alone, had trouble getting around his home. Navigating stairs was difficult, and the lighting in his home wasn’t ideal. To make matters worse, the 73-year-old southeast Nashville man doesn’t have the best balance. But thanks to a collaborative effort and pilot program between...
Jul. 9, 2020—On March 27, Nashville resident Bill Boyce, 73, earned the unwelcome distinction of becoming the first patient intubated on Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s dedicated COVID-19 unit.
May. 11, 2017—Kerry Gillihan, MHA, D.Sc., has been named president and CEO of Vanderbilt Home Care Services (VHCS), the home health care services of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Dec. 1, 2016—When you’ve been flattened by the flu, one of the last things you want is the hassle of driving to a medical clinic. Now, with the launch of Vanderbilt Health OnCall, you might not have to.
Apr. 30, 2015—Katherine Brown, Ed.D., M.S.Ed., an occupational therapist with Vanderbilt Home Care Services, recently received the 2015 ATHENA International Young Professional Leadership Award. Brown is founder of Learn CPR America LLC, an author and a national speaker on topics in health and wellness, women’s empowerment and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Nashville Mayor Karl Dean presented the award at...
Jan. 16, 2014—In preliminary testing, Vanderbilt Home Care Services (VHCS) has found that Internet-based remote patient monitoring reduces hospital readmissions for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) who are receiving home nursing visits.