Mathers Foundation award supports study of bacterial physiology

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:55 pm by Staff

  by Leigh MacMillan   Wenhan Zhu, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has received a three-year, $756,000 award from the G. Harol.... Read More

Saunders receives diabetes research innovation award

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:53 pm by Staff

  by Jill Clendening   Diane Saunders, PhD, research assistant professor in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism in the Department of Medicine.... Read More

Health Providers Scramble to Keep Remaining Staff Amid Medicaid Rate Debate

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:45 pm by Staff

  By Keely Larson, Kaiser Health News   Andrew Johnson lets his clients choose what music to play in the car. As an employee of Family Outreach in Helena, M.... Read More

Being ‘Socially Frail’ Comes with Health Risks for Older Adults

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:32 pm by Staff

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   Consider three hypothetical women in their mid-70s, all living alone in identical economic circumstances with.... Read More

End of Covid Emergency Will Usher in Changes Across the US Health System

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:23 pm by Staff

By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News  The Biden administration’s decision to end the covid-19 public health emergency in May will institute sweeping changes.... Read More

Mental Health Care by Video Fills Gaps in Rural Nursing Homes

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:16 pm by Staff

  By Tony Leys, Kaiser Health News   Bette Helm was glad to have someone to talk with about her insomnia. Helm lives in a nursing home in this central.... Read More

Seven Ways to Decrease Length of Stay with a Referral Management Platform

Mar 25, 2023 at 11:15 am by Staff

By Russ Graney   Length of stay is both a direct and indirect factor in efficient and effective hospital operations and an important clinical metric for hospital admini.... Read More

CDC Warns of Increasing Threat of Spread of Antimicrobial-resistant Fungus in Healthcare Facilities

Mar 21, 2023 at 01:27 pm by Staff

  Candida auris (C. auris), an emerging fungus considered an urgent antimicrobial resistance (AR) threat, spread at an alarming rate in U.S. healthcare facilities in 202.... Read More

Some Roadblocks to Lifesaving Addiction Treatment Are Gone. Now What?

Mar 21, 2023 at 10:50 am by Staff

  By Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News   For two decades — as opioid overdose deaths rose steadily — the federal government limited acces.... Read More

Rolando transitions to lead Health and Wellness

Mar 21, 2023 at 01:56 am by Staff

  by Wayne Wood   Lori Rolando, MD, MPH, has transitioned into a new role as executive director of Vanderbilt Health and Wellness. In this new role, she will over.... Read More

Orthopaedic surgery academy honors Jahangir

Mar 21, 2023 at 01:53 am by Staff

  by Danny Bonvissuto   Alex Jahangir, MD, vice-chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and director of the Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, received the William W. Tipton Jr.... Read More

Cardiovascular research pioneer Inagami mourned

Mar 21, 2023 at 01:51 am by Staff

  by Bill Snyder   Tadashi Inagami, PhD, DSc, Vanderbilt University Professor of Biochemistry, emeritus, who helped characterize the biochemical basis for hyperte.... Read More