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Patel to take over health IT helm at Vanderbilt

Neal Patel, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s chief health information officer, will replace Kevin Johnson, MD, senior vice president of health information technology, on January 1. The Nashville, Tenn.-based healthcare organization announced on Tuesday that Patel will succeed Johnson in the role of VUMC’s HealthIT leader, while Johnson will continue to serve as chair of… Read More »

Stanford, Apple describe heart study with over 400,000 participants

which is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, often remains hidden because many people don’t experience symptoms. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of stroke and heart failure. A paper published online Nov. 1 in the American Heart Journal describes the design of this unique clinical trial, the largest screening study on atrial fibrillation ever done. Enrollment, which was… Read More »