April 21, 2016

To prepare our systems for the legal separation, some HR systems for Medical Center employees will have limited functionality for short periods of time. Read more...

Document for third Magnet designation finalized, submitted


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed its Magnet document and submitted it to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), taking a giant step forward in its third Magnet designation process. Read more...

Additional beds enhance patient access, service


An initiative to add beds in strategic locations throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center, decrease patients' length of stay and focus on morning discharges is paying off with improved patient access to services, hospital leaders say. Read more...

Zoghbi to explore Rett Syndrome at Vanderbilt Prize Lecture this afternoon


Huda Zoghbi, M.D., recipient of the 2015 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Lecture on Thursday, April 21. Read more...

Shade Tree Trot is Saturday


The eighth annual Shade Tree Trot is set for Saturday, April 23. Organizers are hoping to attract nearly 1,000 participants for the 5K fun run/walk to raise money for the Shade Tree Clinic. The free health center is run by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and provides care for acute and chronic illnesses, social services and health education to Nashville residents with limited resources. Read more...

Patient satisfaction advisory program sees rapid growth


More than 5,600 people are participating in Advise Vanderbilt six months after Vanderbilt University Medical Center launched the program of online advisers to help leadership improve patient satisfaction and patient and family engagement in care. Read more...