Hospital at Home program helps expand patient care options

Dec 18, 2023 at 08:13 pm by Staff

  Matt Batcheldor   Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched a Hospital at Home program that allows patients to remain in the comfort of their own home w.... Read More

VUMC performs its first combined lung and liver transplant

Dec 17, 2023 at 12:05 am by Staff

  Matt Batcheldor   Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently performed its first combined lung and liver transplant. Connie Rankin of Memphis, Tennessee, re.... Read More

As Foundation for ‘Excited Delirium’ Diagnosis Cracks, Fallout Spreads

Dec 16, 2023 at 11:38 pm by Staff

  By Renuka Rayasam and Markian Hawryluk and Samantha Young, KFF Health News   When Angelo Quinto’s family learned that officials b.... Read More

AMA: Physicians Enthusiastic but Cautious About Health Care AI

Dec 14, 2023 at 10:02 pm by Staff

CHICAGO – Physicians are enthusiastic about augmented intelligence (AI) - often called artificial intelligence - and its assistive role in health care that enhances huma.... Read More

Speed, collaboration key in saving patient in midst of a heart attack

Dec 12, 2023 at 10:53 am by Staff

  Matt Batcheldor   Lenny Leedy, 73, was at a law enforcement conference in Nashville, an 11-hour drive from his Florida home, when the retired police officer tho.... Read More

Suicide ideation response plan implemented to assist at-risk adults

Dec 11, 2023 at 03:03 am by Staff

Jill Clendening Vanderbilt Health’s Adult Ambulatory Clinics have a new Suicide Ideation Response Plan that will provide clinicians and staff with additional.... Read More

Pasteurization reduces bioactive component of breast milk

Dec 11, 2023 at 02:43 am by Staff

Leigh MacMillan Providing human breast milk to preterm infants is a strategy for preventing complications including necrotizing enterocolitis. Because a mother’s own mi.... Read More

Study connects patients who visit the ED with acute flare-ups of chronic back pain with remote integrative health coaching program

Dec 11, 2023 at 02:42 am by Staff

Danny Bonvissuto First-line options for patients with chronic low back pain are non-drug treatment strategies, including behavioral interventions. The emergency department (E.... Read More

Being Black and Pregnant in the Deep South Can Be a Dangerous Combination

Dec 11, 2023 at 02:08 am by Staff

  By Lauren Sausser, KFF Health News   O’laysha Davis was a few weeks shy of her due date when in mid-August she decided it was time to switch doctors..... Read More

Home-based care provides dignity and independence to loved ones

Dec 08, 2023 at 12:22 am by Staff

  Numerous studies have shown more Americans prefer to receive care in their homes. A 2021 survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research&nb.... Read More