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Address highlights VUMC Nursing’s achievements, progress

May. 24, 2018—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, recounted an epic year for Vanderbilt Nursing and looked ahead to a bright future in her 2018 State of Nursing address on May 22.

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eStar Stabilization effort making steady progress

Mar. 8, 2018—In mid-January, representatives from Epic visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where they rounded on a number of hospital units and outpatient clinics. They used anonymous survey results and spoke directly with clinicians, nurses and other staff members to better understand how well VUMC was doing two months after its transition to eStar.

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EpicLeap excellence

Jan. 5, 2017—The EpicLeap Interfaces team, led by Jameson Porter (far right), leads the design, build and testing of the 160+ interfaces needed for the applications remaining after Go Live to “talk” to the new Epic modules and share information, forming the backbone of a truly integrated system.

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EpicLeap Space Stations reach thousands of VUMC employees

Oct. 25, 2016—Ten EpicLeap Space Stations were launched in Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) inpatient areas, outpatient clinics and other locations in September, and they provided a unique way for employees to learn more about the sweeping technology initiative to implement VUMC’s new clinical, administrative and billing software.

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EpicLeap mobile information centers begin making rounds

Sep. 22, 2016—Under the sweeping technology initiative called EpicLeap, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is on course to replace the greater part of its clinical, billing and administrative software by November 2017, with an eye to improving continuity of care, efficiency and patient and care-team experiences.

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Initiative set to sharpen VUMC’s strategic focus

Jul. 14, 2016—With the transition of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) into a new financial and legal entity now complete, Medical Center leaders view this period as an opportunity to sharpen the organization’s strategic focus.

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New center to focus on turning raw data into ‘actionable’ knowledge

Jul. 14, 2016—From extensive test results to exam notes to the very latest in medical research, modern health care professionals have become overloaded with data. As a result, it is now a critical mission for academic medical centers to translate this often-raw data into actionable knowledge used to deliver expert patient care, drive efficient clinical operations and promote discovery and education.

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Address reviews progress of Nursing at VUMC

May. 19, 2016—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., delivered a message of continued investment, national recognition and improving nurse satisfaction in her 2016 State of Nursing Address at Light Hall on Tuesday.

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Clinical, administrative, billing systems set to take ‘Epic Leap’

Apr. 21, 2016—If there were a time for leaders to express enthusiasm and optimism about the project to replace, over the next 18 months, the greater part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s clinical, administrative and billing software, that time was Monday morning at the project launch.

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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.

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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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