February 26, 2013

Dramatic reductions in infection rates throughout Vanderbilt's inpatient care units are strongly associated with gains in hand hygiene compliance, according to Chief Hospital Epidemiologist Tom Talbot, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Preventive Medicine. Read more...

My Health at Vanderbilt to unveil simpler look


A redesign of My Health at Vanderbilt will give users an improved experience that is consistent with other Vanderbilt University Medical Center websites. Read more...

"Brain Blast" to be Saturday, March 2


"Brain Blast," a half-day of free, hands-on activities for children and adults, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 2, at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. Read more...

Child-designed art sought for next Holiday Project


The Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Holiday Project saw another banner year, raising $75,000 in 2012 for the hospital. Now the organization, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, is seeking child artists for Holiday Project 2013. Read more...

From Children's Hospital's "Hope" magazine: "The Gift of Friends"


Despite 14 chemotherapy treatments, two surgeries and a stem cell transplant, Allison Rogers has mostly positive memories of her fight with cancer, thanks to a little help from some Friends. Read more...