July 30, 2015

VUMC's annual evaluation process kicked off this month. Self-evaluations must be completed by July 31, and conversations and compliance items must be completed by Aug. 31. Read more...

Elevate Town Hall presentations continue through Friday


Members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's leadership team have been holding a series of 45-minute Town Hall presentations this week that all faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. Read more...

Joint Commission survey highlights VUMC's strengths


Thirteen surveyors from The Joint Commission (TJC), the independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center last week for an unannounced survey. Read more...

Hyundai Hope On Wheels bolsters pediatric cancer fight


Debra Friedman, M.D., director of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Pediatric Oncology, has received a $50,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels Impact grant recently for her track record in providing excellent patient care to families affected by pediatric cancer and to support a pediatric cancer program aimed at developing innovative therapies. Read more...

Dill named VUMC entertainment industry liaison


Stuart Dill, a 30-year veteran as an artist manager on Nashville's Music Row, has been named Vanderbilt University Medical Center's liaison with the entertainment industry, effective Aug. 4. Read more...

Kevin Johnson: Clinical Systems 2.0 proposal sent to Cerner and Epic


Kevin Johnson updates Vanderbilt faculty and staff on the Clinical Systems 2.0 progress. On July 5 and 7, more than 80 staff, administrators and physicians met with the prospective IT vendors, Cerner and Epic, as they demonstrated their solutions to case studies (scripts). Read more...

Latest news from the VUMC Reporter is available online


The latest news from this week's VUMC Reporter is available at www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter. Read more...