June 16, 2016

To bolster an already visible presence, Vanderbilt University Police Department (VUPD), a Vanderbilt University unit that provides safety and security services to VUMC, recently recruited and has deployed an additional 30 new Community Service Officers (CSOs) who are now serving in strategically identified locations throughout the Medical Center's 21st Avenue campus. Read more...

Interim CEO named for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital


Armando Colombo, chief executive officer for Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, has been chosen to serve in the additional role of interim chief executive officer for the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH). Read more...

Rate adjustment ahead for Medical Center employee parking


Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty and staff will see an increase in monthly fees for on-campus parking, effective Aug. 1. Read more...

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics' Mitch Edgeworth to give annual update tomorrow


Annual update "roadshow" will feature members of VUMC leadership team and will include stops in Franklin, One Hundred Oaks and Light Hall. Read more...

Vanderbilt Women's Health Services to open Thompson Station clinic in July


Beginning in July, patients in Williamson County will have an additional option for gynecologic and obstetric care when Vanderbilt Women's Health Services opens its newest clinic in Thompson Station. Read more...

New age-specific sleep recommendations for children issued


Children who don't get adequate rest are at risk for health problems ranging from diabetes to depression, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, which this week issued age-specific sleep recommendations. Read more...

Study shows opioids increase risk of death when compared to other pain treatments


Long-acting opioids are associated with a significantly increased risk of death when compared with alternative medications for moderate-to-severe chronic pain, according to a Vanderbilt study released this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Read more...