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Uncertain times should not stop healthcare facility innovation, efficiency, accountability, experts say

Aug. 14, 2017—Though the event title highlighted the “Epidemic of Uncertainty” surrounding the U.S. health care system, attendees left the 11th Healthcare Design and Construction Symposium with concrete ideas for moving forward. Among them: Ways the built care delivery environment can lower costs but better serve patients and clinicians; how huge data aggregation efforts can deliver insights...

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National experts diagnose ‘epidemic of uncertainty’ on healthcare construction, tech investment, patient experience

Aug. 4, 2017—In today’s political climate, uncertainty impairs the ability of health care facilities to plan for the future, expand to meet demand, and take full advantage of technological leaps. How to balance that uncertainty with patient needs, aging infrastructure, and growing security threats is the focus of the School of Engineering’s 11th Annual Healthcare Design &...

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Posters accepted until Dec. 1 for Surgery and Engineering Symposium

Nov. 15, 2012—The Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (ViSE) and the Department of Surgery Research Collaborative will host the first Vanderbilt Surgery and Engineering Symposium from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Light Hall, Room 202. Reed Omary, professor and chair of radiology and radiological sciences, will present “Image-Guided Drug Delivery for Cancer.” The...

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