Author: Paul Govern
Nov. 19, 2015—Paul Harris, Ph.D., MS, professor of Biomedical Informatics and Engineering, has received the Donald A.B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Informatics from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
Nov. 19, 2015—The most recent Credo Award and Five Pillar Leader Award winners were announced at the Nov. 11 Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Langford Auditorium, along with the Team Award, a new honor given out for the first time.
Nov. 3, 2015—The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $6 million grant to investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to develop an implantable artificial kidney.
Oct. 22, 2015—Eighteen departments and agencies of the federal government have joined to propose revised regulations for scientific research involving human subjects.
Oct. 20, 2015—A “bundle” of electronically implemented care guidelines reduced intensive care unit patient complications related to mechanical ventilation.
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.
Jun. 11, 2015—Earlier this year the Medical Center Medical Board at Vanderbilt approved all-inclusive online reporting of adult patient test results through the Vanderbilt University Medical Center secure patient Web portal, My Health at Vanderbilt (MHAV).
Jun. 4, 2015—On June 1 in Chicago, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a mobile computer application under development at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, called SMART Precision Cancer Medicine (PCM), was featured in a demonstration of improved cancer care coordination through clinical data interoperability and electronic clinical information sharing.
Jun. 4, 2015—Nanibaa' Garrison, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics and Anthropology, has been appointed to serve on the Working Group on Diversity, which is an arm of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).