Latest Vanderbilt University Medical Center Stories

2010-12-06 14:18:05

On November 19, Jason Martin returned to the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for the first time since he nearly died there during last year's H1N1 flu pandemic.

2010-09-21 12:00:00

New position includes oversight of Nemours Delaware Valley patient operations WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kevin B. Churchwell, MD, has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE.

2010-09-15 16:35:26

It is widely known that a healthy lifestyle that includes not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, and maintaining a proper weight reduces disease risk.

2010-09-13 11:35:00

Latest Emergency Medicine Research Highlights Pediatric Care, Patient Safety, Workforce Issues, Who Visits the ER and When, and Alcohol Use WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-07-09 14:47:00

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Galil Medical, a global leader in minimally invasive cryotherapy cancer treatments, today announced that Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., has treated the first patient to be included in its new patient registry.

2010-06-09 13:51:55

Defects in insulin function – which occur in diabetes and obesity – could directly contribute to psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia.

2010-05-11 07:00:00

CHICAGO and NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Vanderbilt University Hospital, one of the leading academic medical centers of the mid-South and the flagship of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, selected Allscripts Care Management's discharge planning solution to ensure continuity of care and improve the efficiency of the hospital patient discharge process.

2010-03-24 10:25:00

ATLANTA, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeMyRadiology.com, Accelarad's new online medical image cloud computing service, today announced its launch with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), bringing new medical image exchange technology to VUMC, a leader in the Southeast's medical education, research and patient care.

2010-02-01 17:43:18

Findings could offer new treatment option for victims of earthquakes, explosions.

2009-12-09 12:40:00

Experts have found that women in China who had breast cancer and a higher intake of soy food had an associated lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence.

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