March 12, 2015

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large Deborah L. Birx, M.D., will discuss the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) at 11 a.m. Friday, March 13, in 202 Light Hall. Read more...

Medical coding system upgrade nearing rollout


To get a sense of how big a change it will be when a new medical coding and reporting system goes into effect later this year, consider this: The current system contains more than 14,000 codes for unique medical diagnoses. The new one has more than 68,000. Read more...

New simulation app enhances resuscitation skills training


Vanderbilt University Medical Center's resuscitation program is taking advantage of software technology to help teach lifesaving skills to health care providers who work in critical care. Read more...

VUCast: Cancer imaging, health benefits of peanuts, and more


On a VUCast devoted to science, see "image fusion" improving cancer treatment, and how magnets could make laparoscopic surgery easier and recovery faster. Read more...