July 21, 2015

U.S. News and World Report has again named Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the premier specialty care providers in the nation as well as the No. 1 hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee. Read more...

This week's Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention weekly quiz announced; winners get gift card, chance for iPad


Each week through July 24, the department will have a mini-quiz that will include five questions designed to help you easily learn/review quality and safety facts and policies. Each quiz should take you no more than five minutes to complete. Weekly prizes include a $50 gift card from various businesses, including Kroger, Starbucks, Target, Shell, Amazon and Mapco. Last week's winner was Nancy Sneed of Diagnostic Radiology. Read more...

Comfort Care: The story of Michael Stanley


A doctor and other clinical staff sat with Cindy and Tony Stanley and their son, Michael, who had just finished a month of chemotherapy to treat bone cancer. Despite the treatment, the then 13-year-old's condition hadnít been improving. And Michael had started to question his parents about why he seemed to be getting worse. Read more...