David Dilts

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It is acknowledged that progress in combined therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer's disease (AD) will require an unprecedented level of collaboration. At a meeting co-hosted by the Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease Coalition and the Critical Path Institute, investigators from industry, academia and regulatory agencies agreed on the need for(More)
The Vanderbilt Center for Better Health conducted a workflow analysis study to determine the benefits of implementing a computerized provider order entry system in the adult Emergency Department. Time savings by role was 1619 hours/year for nurses, 815 for medical receptionist, -95 for attendings, and -100 for residents. Translating time savings into bottom(More)
Cancer clinical trials in the US are at a major crossroads. Current government-sponsored research is some of the best in the world, but the field shares a worrying number of similarities with the American auto industry in its heyday. For clinical research to survive, the field must transform itself now to prevent a similar decline.
Combination therapy has proven to be an effective strategy for treating many of the world's most intractable diseases. A growing number of investigators in academia, industry, regulatory agencies, foundations and advocacy organizations are interested in pursuing a combination approach to treating Alzheimer's disease. A meeting co-hosted by the Accelerate(More)
The aim of this study was to collect information about cancer patients’ current e-mail use and willingness to communicate with healthcare providers by e-mail. A cohort of 208 patients, undergoing treatment at a comprehensive cancer center in an urban academic medical center in southeastern USA, participated in this descriptive study. An Internet use(More)
Background: A low proportion of adults with cancer are recruited to clinical trials. Cancer Council Victoria provides funding to clinical trial sites through its statewide Cancer Trials Management Scheme (CTMS). Historically, there appeared to be a relationship between budget-allocated funding and the number of patients recruited. A randomized controlled(More)
David Dilts is a professor of both the Owen Graduate School of Management and the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering (VUSE). His areas of research focus on in the intersection of technology, management, and operations management. Currently he has an active research program studying such topics as extended enterprise. & supply network integration,(More)
LP2086 is a lipidated outer membrane protein from Neisseria meningitidis that elicits bactericidal antibodies and represents a promising vaccine candidate against meningococcal infections. Here we report the backbone and side-chain assignment for two forms of LP2086: non-lipidated in aqueous buffer and the lipidated protein in micellar solution.
After two decades of decline, the personal saving rate in the United States has increased since the onset of the Great Recession. This paper empirically analyzes the factors affecting the saving rate and factors that contributed to the recent increase in the saving rate. Our results imply that changes in the determinants of the saving rate suggested by(More)