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Anesthesiology

Vision Statement
 
Develop the premier anesthesia informatics program in the world through research, education, and training as measured by our national and international reputation, academic output, and ability to obtain sustained independent grant funding.

Overview of VAPIR

The Vanderbilt Anesthesiology & Perioperative Informatics Research (VAPIR) Division is a multidisciplinary team of physicians, research faculty, computer programmers, and research staff. The Vanderbilt Anesthesiology & Perioperative Informatics Research (VAPIR) Division has eight key areas of interest which include (1) personalized perioperative medicine (i.e., genetics), (2) real-time detection & notification systems (i.e., clinical decision support), (3) determining the impact of perioperative interventions on short- and long term patient outcomes, outside of the perioperative time frame, (4) perioperative risk stratification & predictive modeling, (5) patient education, (6) perioperative operational efficiency,  (7) perioperative models of care, and (8) human factors within anesthesia information management systems.

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