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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center opens doors to community

Jun. 26, 2015—The new Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center will officially open for business July 1. Leaders from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), Children’s Hospital and Williamson Medical Center (WMC), along with children and families, gathered Wednesday to mark the historic milestone in the institutions’ growing partnership. Hundreds of adults and children...

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Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly explores changing health care economy

May. 28, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Spring Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly, held on May 21 at Langford Auditorium, highlighted ways the Medical Center is preparing to lead in a consumer-driven health care economy, where patients’ concerns over both cost and quality will drive industry change.

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Hepato-biliary surgery association honors Pinson

Apr. 9, 2015—C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, is the recipient of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) 2015 Distinguished Service Award.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements

Mar. 30, 2015—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements.

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Engagement, trust critical to VUMC’s future success: Balser

Feb. 26, 2015—Engage. This was the challenge and the promise extended to those in attendance during Tuesday’s winter Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Improvements strengthen VUMC’s core missions: Balser

Dec. 18, 2014—Last month’s announcement to restructure Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a “financially distinct” entity from Vanderbilt University will give the Medical Center more flexibility and allow it to access capital as it continues to build the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, now close to 45 affiliated hospitals strong, and invest in programs and facilities on the main campus in ways that will positively impact clinical programs as well as the research and educational missions, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, said during Wednesday’s Winter 2014 Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly.

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Vanderbilt University and Medical Center Announce Steps to Strengthen Future

Nov. 14, 2014—Today, Vanderbilt University announced the institution is embarking on a process to re-configure VUMC as a not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from Vanderbilt University. The two organizations will remain tightly woven together by mission, academic programs, and the respected Vanderbilt name. Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs, will lead...

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Transplant Center celebrates 25 years of giving gift of life

Nov. 13, 2014—The charter that was written in 1989 upon the creation of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center (VTC) continues to hold true to its mission — to propel and direct organ transplantation, research, medicine, technology, education and the public education of transplantation into the future as the recognized leader and national authority of multi-organ transplantation.

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Meeting explores VUMC’s cultural renaissance

Sep. 11, 2014—During presentations that were filled with messages about Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s purpose, addressing the “why” rather than detailing facts and figures, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, and C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, led the audience at Wednesday’s Fall Leadership Assembly through candid dialogue about VUMC’s way forward.

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VUMC to bring renewed focus to Elevate principles

Jul. 31, 2014—Affirming that its people are Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s most important asset, the coming year will bring a renewed focus to Elevate, a Medical Center cultural touchstone.

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Roundtable explores latest health trends for large employers

May. 22, 2014—When it comes to episodic care for minor problems, patient convenience trumps provider convenience in today’s health care market.

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VUMC named to list of nation’s top 100 hospitals

Mar. 6, 2014—For the 14th time Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals.”

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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