Research and innovation from experts in geriatrics at Vanderbilt Health

Latest in Geriatrics

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Empagliflozin Beneficial in Early-Stage Heart Failure Cases

Multinational trial demonstrates short- and long-term benefits of the SGLT2 inhibitor for hospitalized patients.
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Patients are Texting About this New Clinical Initiative

Popular with patients, engagement with the REACH program improves key measurements, including HbA1c, in people with type 2 diabetes.
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Brain Networks Key to a Healthier Mind

Differentiated treatment responses to late-life depression could address neural networks stuck on 'negative rumination.'

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Graded Negative Pressure Facilitates Lymphatic Flow

A case study demonstrates how graded negative pressure reduces lower limb lymphedema.
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Uncovering an Ancestral Link to Arrhythmias

Study of relatively common genetic variants in African American and Asian populations suggests caution in prescribing certain drugs.

Warm Handoff Improves Discharge to Skilled Nursing Care

Transitions of Care program promotes a formalized process to lower readmissions, expense and miscommunication.

Quality Improvement Metrics to Shed Light on Geriatric Workforce Training

Vanderbilt is providing feedback to assess how well MIPS measures are meeting goals for geriatric patients.

4 ‘M’s Improve Care for Older Adults

Systems-wide updates aid in implementation of the 4Ms, a framework for providing high-quality care for older patients.

Depression Persistent After ICU Delirium

Analysis tracks depression in the ICU, confirming the lingering adverse impact of delirium on mental health and cognitive function.