Author: Paul Govern
Apr. 28, 2016—Edward Sherwood, M.D., Ph.D., Corneilius Vanderbilt Professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been selected to join the Scientific Advisory Board of the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA).
Apr. 21, 2016—If there were a time for leaders to express enthusiasm and optimism about the project to replace, over the next 18 months, the greater part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s clinical, administrative and billing software, that time was Monday morning at the project launch.
Apr. 21, 2016—A new biomedical data science doctoral track at Vanderbilt, designed as an amalgam of biomedical informatics, biostatistics and computer science, is enrolling its first students for admission in the fall.
Apr. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named to receive a 2015 White Coat of Quality Award from Surescripts, a company that facilitates information exchanges between health care providers, pharmacies and health benefits managers.
Apr. 14, 2016—This month an international HIV prevention trial was launched that is testing the infection-preventing prowess of a monoclonal antibody called VRCO1.
Mar. 31, 2016—A new clinical implementation study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center measures how physicians have responded to the introduction of routine genetic testing to predict patient response to the commonly prescribed antiplatelet drug clopidogrel.
Mar. 31, 2016—The Department of Anesthesiology is adding to its leadership structure. Andrew Shaw, MBBS, has been named to the newly created role of executive vice chair of the department, and Mark Rice, M.D., has been named to the newly created role of associate vice-chair for clinical affairs.
Feb. 25, 2016—At Vanderbilt University Hospital, on a pilot basis, pharmacists have begun delivering discharge prescriptions and counseling to patients at the bedside prior to discharge.