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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Company Profile

18:42 EDT 17th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and is the largest comprehensive research, teaching and patient care health system in the state of Tennessee. VUMC’s clinics receive over 2 million patient visits per year. For the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017, VUMC had approximately 65,000 inpatient discharges and performed more than 67,000 surgical operations (inpatient and outpatient), making it the largest healthcare facility in the Middle Tennessee region. VUMC is also the largest employer of non-governmental employees in Middle Tennessee, with more than 22,000 staff, over 2,700 of which are physicians, advanced practice nurses and scientists appointed to the Vanderbilt University faculty.


News Articles [3244 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

More doctor visits lead to less suicide attempts for fibromyalgia patients

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Fibromyalgia patients who regularly visit their physicians are much less likely to attempt suicide than those who do not, according to a new Vanderbilt Universit...

DBS treatment may slow the progression of Parkinson's tremor in early-stage patients

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Deep brain stimulation (DBS) may slow the progression of tremor for early-stage Parkinson's disease patients, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center...

Gordon receives $2.3 Million NIH Director's New Innovator Award

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Reyna Gordon, PhD, assistant professor of Otolaryngology and director of the Music Cognition Lab in the Department of Otolaryngology at Vanderbilt University Med...

Study shows increase in youth suicide attempts

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The number of school-age children and adolescents hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or attempts has more than doubled since 2008, according to a new Vanderbilt-...

Study finds role of autoimmunity in development of COPD

Autoimmunity plays a role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study led by Georgia State University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center that analyze...

Study defines spending trends among dual-eligible beneficiaries

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) While there has been much effort to control spending for individuals eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare in the United States, for the first time a team of V...

Medically underserved women in the Southeast rarely receive BRCA tests

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Medically underserved women in the Southeast diagnosed with breast cancer or ovarian cancer missed out on genetic testing that could have helped them and their r...

Autoimmunity plays role in development of COPD, study finds

(Georgia State University) Autoimmunity plays a role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study led by Georgia State University and Vanderbilt University ...

PubMed Articles [3355 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Verification of Safety Compliance of Delivering Radionuclides at Vanderbilt University.

Various radionuclides are transported at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center on a daily basis, to provide the necessities for diagnostic, therapeutic, and research applicati...

Recommended Reading from the Vanderbilt University and Johns Hopkins University Interventional Pulmonology Fellows.

Framing Medicine as a Moral Practice: An Introductory Medical School Course.

The transition into medical school represents a time of profound professional development for medical students. Many medical schools manage this transition with brief orientations followed by abrupt m...

THE NEW HADASSAH-HEBREW UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER: A LEADER IN ISRAELI PUBLIC MEDICINE.

Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center is regaining its lead in Israeli public medicine with clinical excellence, state-of-the art technology, high achievement in research, and outstanding medical ...

Recommended Reading from Rush University Medical Center Fellows.

Clinical Trials [5396 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Longitudinal Outcomes of DBS in PD

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of the largest-volume DBS centers in the country. From 2007 through October 2017, 265 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients underwent deep brain sti...

Cancer Occurrence and Outcome in Young Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

RATIONALE: Gathering information about the number of young patients with cancer and the outcome of these patients may help doctors learn more about cancer. PURPOSE: This research study is...

Safety of LAIV4 in Children With Asthma

This is a prospective randomized, open label clinical trial in approximately 300 children aged 5-11 years with a physician diagnosis of persistent asthma. The study will be conducted at th...

Older Breast Cancer Patients: Risk for Cognitive Decline

The goal of this study is to evaluate the impact of systemic therapy on cognition in older breast cancer patients, explore which domains are most affected, measure associations between cog...

Effects of Midodrine and Droxidopa on Splanchnic Capacitance in Autonomic Failure

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effects of midodrine and droxidopa, two medications used for the treatment of orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure on standing),...

Companies [3810 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and is the largest comprehensive research, teaching and patient car...

International Epidemiology Institute

The International Epidemiology Institute is a unique senior biomedical research organization founded in 1994 by scientists from the National Cancer Institute, U.S.A. IEI provides state-of-the-science ...

Cigna Corporation and The University of Tennessee Medical Center

The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, the region’s only hospital to achieve status as a Magnet® recognized organization, is to serve through healing, ...

Vanderbilt University

University of Mississippi Health Care

The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), located in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. University of Mississippi Health Care represents the clinical programs of the Medi...

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