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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Company Profile

05:59 EST 10th December 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 [3196 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Vanderbilt discovery could neutralize West Nile virus

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that can 'neutralize' the West Nile virus and potent...

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...

Low health literacy associated with early death for cardiovascular patients

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Patients hospitalized with a cardiovascular event are more likely to die within one year if they have low health literacy, according to a Vanderbilt University M...

PPIs combined with oral anticoagulants reduce risk of gastrointestinal bleeding

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) A Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) study published today in JAMA shows that patients already at higher risk for gastrointestinal bleeding gain a marke...

Spectrum of cardiovascular toxicities with immune checkpoint inhibitors revealed

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The study, published online Nov. 12 in The Lancet Oncology, augments previous work by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers who first reported ...

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 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...

PubMed Articles [3324 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...

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...

Economic assessment of patient navigation to colonoscopy-based colorectal cancer screening in the real-world setting at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

This report details the cost effectiveness of a non-nurse patient navigation (PN) program that was implemented at the University of Chicago Medical Center to increase colonoscopy-based colorectal canc...

Recommended Reading from Rush University Medical Center Fellows.

Successfully Incorporating Interprofessional Education in a Nonacademic Health Sciences Center.

Enhanced patient outcomes have led the health sciences to seek ways in which to incorporate interprofessional education in their curricula. This article presents a unique and innovative strategy for i...

Clinical Trials [5557 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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...

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 [3834 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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