Study Links Gene Network and Pancreatic Beta Cell Defects to Type 2 Diabetes

Dec 04, 2023 at 01:00 pm by Staff

  By Leigh MacMillan and Jill Clendening    In a collaborative effort co-led by teams from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of.... Read More

FTC Chief Gears Up for a Showdown with Private Equity

Dec 03, 2023 at 10:01 pm by Staff

By Harris Meyer, KFF Health News A recent Federal Trade Commission civil lawsuit accusing one of the nation’s largest anesthesiology groups of monopolistic practic.... Read More

Uncle Sam Wants You … to Help Stop Insurers’ Bogus Medicare Advantage Sales Tactics

Dec 03, 2023 at 09:56 pm by Staff

By Susan Jaffe, KFF Health News After an unprecedented crackdown on misleading advertising claims by insurers selling private Medicare Advantage and drug plans, th.... Read More

Save the Date: Radiology’s Climate Action and Sustainability Summit Dec. 7

Dec 02, 2023 at 11:02 pm by Staff

  The Department of Radiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hosting its inaugural hybrid Climate Action and Sustainability Summit on Dec. 7&n.... Read More

Daniel Muñoz and Francis Miller named interim directors of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:58 pm by Staff

  By Matt Batcheldor Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA, associate professor of Medicine, and Francis Miller, MD, professor of Medicine, have been named interim directors of.... Read More

Pediatrics chair Webber named Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:53 pm by Staff

  By John Howser   Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named as Dean of the College of Medi.... Read More

Ukrainian oncologists visit Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:37 pm by Staff

By Tom Wilemon A group of Ukrainian oncologists recently visited Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) where they toured research labs, observed tumor board meetings, met wi.... Read More

Bolstering Healthcare Network Resilience Through Out of Band Solutions 

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:06 pm by Staff

By Tracy Collins, Opengear Healthcare, like every industry, continues to adopt more technology, increasing the dependency on these advanced systems and devices. Should a disr.... Read More

Connected Caregiver Launches Prompter™ Connected Pillbox to Ease Stress of Family Caregivers

Dec 02, 2023 at 09:48 pm by Staff

  Brentwood-based company offers a suite of tools to provide Family Caregivers with actionable information on the safety and health of their senior Loved Ones   B.... Read More

Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Three Florida Hospitals to Tampa General Hospital

Dec 02, 2023 at 08:54 pm by Staff

  FRANKLIN - Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that certain subsidiaries of the Company have completed the divestiture of Bravera Health Br.... Read More

New Study Uses Genetic Data to Support Use of Thiazide Diuretics for Kidney Stone Prevention

Dec 02, 2023 at 08:51 pm by Staff

  Kidney stones affect nearly 10% of the global population. For more than three decades, thiazide diuretics, a common medication used for high blood pressure, have been.... Read More

Lifepoint Health and Ascension Saint Thomas Partner to Advance Healthcare for Middle Tennesseans

Dec 02, 2023 at 08:36 pm by Staff

Organizations form new joint venture bringing together Lifepoint’s Highpoint Health System with Ascension Saint Thomas to enhance access, clinical excellence and service.... Read More