Post Tagged with: "Vanderbilt University Medical Center"

Vanderbilt med students receive their white coats in a ceremony. Med school involves many traditions but a new project dubbed "Curriculum 2.0" is meant to modernize the experience. Credit: VUSM via Flickr

Vanderbilt Overhauling Med School Curriculum

September 24, 2014 at 5:31 am

Vanderbilt University is trying to rethink nearly every aspect of its medical school curriculum, and the American Medical Association likes where the school is headed.

AT&T Attempting To Fill Coverage Gap At VUMC

AT&T Attempting To Fill Coverage Gap At VUMC

August 5, 2013 at 3:16 pm

The campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a notorious dead zone for AT&T customers. So the cellphone carrier has announced the installation of more than 1,200 mini antennas at one of Middle Tennessee’s largest employers.

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Leaves Lasting Scar on 2012

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Leaves Lasting Scar on 2012

December 21, 2012 at 5:30 am

Before 2012, few knew the first thing about fungal meningitis – even doctors. And compounding pharmacies flew well under most people’s radar. That changed as moldy spinal injections sickened hundreds across the country.

Team Approach to Chronic Disease Care to Expand

June 15, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has won a nearly 19 million dollar federal grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Study Points Out Genes Involved in MS

August 15, 2011 at 6:06 am

New research conducted in part at Vanderbilt sheds light on the causes of Multiple Sclerosis. The findings are in the new issue of Nature.

Hospital Reports Sharp Rise in Swimming Accidents and Deaths

July 2, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital says it has seen a dramatic increase in the number of swimming pool accidents this year. In just one month, eight children have drowned in an area swimming pool; 11 have been treated for near drowning.

Families Can Now Activate VUMC Rapid Response Team

January 19, 2010 at 9:01 am

A growing number of hospitals are giving families of patients a new tool to call for emergency help. Now, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, they can contact the hospital’s rapid response team without waiting for a nurse to assess the situation.

Midstate Residents Trying to Leave Haiti While Others Look for Ways to Help

January 14, 2010 at 7:10 pm

Efforts are underway to bring home the dozens of Middle Tennesseans thought to be in Haiti. Meanwhile, others are contemplating ways they can help the impoverished nation recover from this week’s earthquake.

TN Among States on the Downward Slope of H1N1

December 8, 2009 at 8:14 am

Tennessee is seeing the same downturn in the number H1N1 cases as the rest of the nation.