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Advanced Practitioners Flock to Post-grad Training

Vanderbilt broadens its offering of fully accredited, advanced-practice fellowships.
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Clinical Alert Technology Meets the Digital Divide

Study urges care in use of information technology support for clinical decision-making due to patient access disparities.
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Clinicians Call on Clickbusters to Streamline Alerts

Program optimizes clinical-decision support alerts and helps build a culture of continuous evaluation.
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Pancreatic Patient Navigator Finds Shorter Routes to Treatment

Nurse-navigator efforts streamline testing, treatment and support beginning with the patient’s initial visit.
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Innovation a Hallmark of Hospital at Home

Filtering system automatically flags patient likely to be suitable candidates.
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System Aims to Strengthen Nurse Retention

Researchers pilot peer messenger feedback model to reduce unprofessional behavior among nurses nationwide.
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Signals of Risk for Substance Use Disorder

Researchers are exploring how to mine EHRs for genetic and other data to develop better risk phenotypes for addiction.
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Focus on Patient Experience: a Metric and a Mission

Chief patient experience officer David Haynes cites customer service as an integral part of the hospital business model.
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Who’s Caring for the Nurses?

VUMC’s director for Nurse Diversity and Inclusion is helping lead efforts to improve the physical and mental health and social well-being of nurses.