February 6, 2014

Vanderbilt University scientists have contributed to a major finding, reported this week in the journal Nature, which could lead to the first effective vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a significant cause of infant mortality. Read more...

VUMC replacing ID badges with new "smart" cards


Beginning with staff and faculty of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, VU Card Services will replace employee identification badges with a newly designed, contactless "smart" card. Read more...

Program aims to reduce Medicare readmission rates


One way to reduce health care spending is to curb preventable hospital admissions, starting with unplanned readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge, an oft-cited health care quality indicator. Read more...

VICC 20th anniversary town hall to be tomorrow


Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will hold a Town Hall meeting to celebrate the Cancer Center's 20th anniversary and update faculty and staff about advances in cancer research and patient therapies. Read more...

Shuttle was first stop on employee's ride to recovery


After her normal morning commute turned deadly, Teresa Evans says she is grateful to work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...