New SMART rotation of military personnel begins in February

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:40 pm by Staff

  The next Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which includes 11 members the United States military, is coming to Vanderbilt University Medical.... Read More

Stokes Peebles appointed to the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:36 pm by Staff

Stokes Peebles, MD, the Elizabeth and John Murray Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt, has been appointed to t.... Read More

VUMC establishes Realizing Accelerated Progress, Investigation, Implementation, and Dissemination in Learning Health Systems (RAPID-LHS) Center

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:30 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Cent.... Read More

Malow receives grant to mount sleep program for children with autism

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:25 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt neurologist Beth Malow, MD, has received a three-year, $249,660 grant from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to mount a community-based educationa.... Read More

Molecular profiles of tissue plus circulating tumor DNA can better guide cancer care

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:21 pm by Staff

  The current standard of care for identifying targetable mutations in cancer treatment is to conduct molecular profiles on tumor tissue samples, but a study published M.... Read More

Eli Lilly’s ‘Direct-to-Referral’ Floodgate

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:05 pm by Staff

  By Zeev E. Neuwirth, MD    While Eli Lilly, Zepbound, has raised valid concerns, we must balance those cautions with the reality that in-per.... Read More

TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center receives 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award® 

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:54 pm by Staff

  TriStar Stone Crest Medical Center’s radiation oncology program has been named a 2023 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Gan.... Read More

Neighborhood Health Offers Telehealth Visits

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:49 pm by Staff

  Free Flu Shots Available at All Neighborhood Health Locations Last week’s winter weather serves as a good reminder that Neighborhood Health offers both teleheal.... Read More

Permission to Care: How Tennessee’s Certificate of Need Law Harms Patients and Stifles Health Care Innovation 

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:44 pm by Staff

  Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF), has released a report revealing that Tennessee's certificate of need (CON) law, over the last two decades, has denied.... Read More

Transforming Rare Disease Research: AI, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Collaboration

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:33 pm by Staff

By Deepti Dubey, Ph.D. and Harsha K Rajasimha, Ph.D.   In the realm of clinical trials and rare disease research, the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and M.... Read More

How Fringe Anti-Science Views Infiltrated Mainstream Politics — And What It Means in 2024

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:00 pm by Staff

  By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   Rates of routine childhood vaccination hit a 10-year low in 2023. That, according to the Centers for Disease Control and P.... Read More