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Congratulations Fellows of AMIA!

7 VUMC Faculty included in the inaugural class of FAMIA (Fellow in Applied Informatics) Robert Cronin Jesse Ehrenfeld

Brad Malin Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Bradley Malin, PhD, professor of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Computer Science, is among 85 newly elected members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the organization announced this week. For the complete story, please review the article below. http://news.vumc.org/2018/10/15/malin-elected-to-national-academy-of-medicine/

Dr. Denny speaks at AMIA

Watch Dr. Denny's you tube AMIA presentation at the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlYTSf0stYo#action=share

Vanderbilt creates AI and natural language processing voice assistant for its Epic EHR

(From HealthIT News, April 5, 2018)   Vanderbilt creates AI and natural language processing voice assistant for its Epic EHR Caregivers can interact with the EHR using natural language queries and more quickly get the answers they need in an unobtrusive manner.   Vanderbilt University Medical Center has developed a voice assistant for caregivers to use navigating the hospital's Epic electronic health record.

Jerome and Denny study reveals safety signal from genes that mimic drugs

(From Medical Xpress, March 2, 2018) Study reveals safety signal from genes that mimic drugs March 2, 2018 by Paul Govern, Vanderbilt University Prospective mothers taking a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs might incur higher risk of spina bifida in their future children, according to a study published in the journal Drug Safety by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.