C. Wright Pinson Archives
Jul. 30, 2015—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.
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...
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.
Mar. 30, 2015—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
May. 22, 2014—When it comes to episodic care for minor problems, patient convenience trumps provider convenience in today’s health care market.