August 4, 2020

President and CEO Dr. Jeff Balser explains how COVID-19 adds a new dimension to "personalized care" while Dr. Consuelo Wilkins, vice president for Health Equity, explores why getting to know where and how people work, play, live is vital to understanding how to make them healthier. Preview "The Futurist: Your Life, Your Genes, Your Care." View...

VanderbiltHealth.com launches out-of-pocket cost estimator


The Vanderbilt Health website now features an out-of-pocket cost estimator for many hospital and professional services offered by Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Anyone with an internet connection can use the new online tool to generate immediate estimates, with no website registration required. View...

Second quarter 2020 DAISY Awards honor four extraordinary nurses


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has announced the second quarter of 2020 recipients of the DAISY Award, a recognition for extraordinary nurses who exemplify compassion toward patients and families. View...

Memory complaints linked to changes in brain structure in postmenopausal women


Memory complaints in younger postmenopausal women are associated with differences in brain structure and may serve as an early marker for risk of future cognitive decline, according to a study published in "Menopause" by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers. View...

Eskind Biomedical Library reopens tomorrow


The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center will re-open on Wednesday, Aug. 5, with shorter operating hours and social distancing and access protocols in place. View...

2020 Vanderbilt University Medical Center parking permit renewal information


In an effort to better serve staff and minimize information overload during this unprecedented time, parking permits that were set to expire on June 30, 2020, have been extended until Aug. 31, 2020. New permits should be displayed no later than Sept. 1, 2020. View...

Survey Sparks: Clutter-Free Environment


Part of a series of Joint Commission readiness tips. Today: A clean and clutter-free environment is the first step to safety. View...

Predators hosting multi-city blood drive Aug. 4-7


The Nashville Predators Foundation is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a multi-city blood drive August 4-7. View...

VUMC in the news: Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN and others talk to VUMC experts


A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center. View...