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Kickoff meeting for Super Users highlights new stage of MyWorkday program

Jan. 31, 2023—With Workday and Tecsys going live on April 1, 2023, the MyWorkday program has entered a new phase as it approaches this important date for VUMC. On this date, every single member of the VUMC community will be impacted by the introduction of two new cloud-based systems, Workday and Tecsys. To help ensure that the...

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MyWorkday video series presents: What’s Happening with Training

Jan. 31, 2023—Hear from the MyWorkday “spokescloud,” MW, in the latest installment in our What’s Happening? video series. This newest video provides an easy-to-understand explanation of how employees will be trained to use our two new cloud-based systems, Workday and Tecsys. Employees will have access to web-based learning modules based on their roles and the work they...

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Wear red Feb. 3 to support women’s cardiovascular health

Jan. 31, 2023—American Heart Month kicks off with National Wear Red Day this Friday, Feb. 3. By donning red, you help raise awareness of women’s cardiovascular disease which is the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S. Additionally, consider sharing some of your healthy habits with others. Habits such as managing stress, prioritizing sleep, increasing physical...

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eStar update: changes to hospice work flow

Jan. 31, 2023—This eStar update covers recent Hospice in Place changes:   Why: To update workflows to reflect recent Hospice in Place changes (formally Hospice Scatterbed). What: Creating a new Hospice in Place consult order, changing Hospice orderable naming conventions, reconfiguring Hospice FYI Flags, and retiring Hospice orders that are no longer applicable. When: January 25, 2023...

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VUMC in the news, Jan. 31, 2023

Jan. 27, 2023—William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about RSV, COVID-19, influenza and other subjects in the news. Among the news organizations he has spoken with recently: The New York Times, Nature, CNN, NBC News, The Epoch Times and Bottom Line Personal. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay...

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Nominations open for annual postdoctoral awards; deadline is Feb. 27

Jan. 27, 2023—Each spring the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) partners with the Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association (VPA) to recognize postdocs who demonstrate excellence in research, service, mentorship, and a commitment to the postdoc community, as well as their mentors who demonstrate willingness to share expertise and advice, service to the community at large, along with other mentoring activities. The...

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eStar training moves to 2525 West End on Feb. 13

Jan. 27, 2023—Effective Monday, Feb. 13, the eStar training space will relocate to 2525 West End Ave, Suite 212. As eStar training has transitioned to a virtual format, this space is designed for end users who do not have access to a computer at home or in their unit/department to attend their training classes. A seat must...

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Scrub and shoe sale to be Feb. 2 & 3

Jan. 27, 2023—The Vanderbilt Gift Shop will be hosting a scrub and shoe sale Thursday and Friday Feb. 2 & 3. Hours for the sale are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. to noon Friday The sale will take place in the third floor breezeway at Light Hall/Robinson Research Building. Payroll deduction is available...

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February Medicine Grand Rounds announced

Jan. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Department of Medicine will host the upcoming Medicine Grand Rounds on Thursdays at 8 a.m. in February. February 2: Schaffner Society Lecture: “The Future of Medical Education: Are we bystanders or upstanders?” Katie Berlacher, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Magee Women’s Heart Program; and Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship...

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SECTRA Enterprise Imaging to be upgraded Feb. 26

Jan. 27, 2023—On Sunday, Feb. 26, the SECTRA Enterprise Imaging will be upgraded to version 24.2 Uniview and the embedded eStar viewer IDS7 (SECTRA’s “thick” client) Ortho tools (used by Orthopedics) Tomtec (used by Cardiology) This will be VUMC’s second upgrade since implementing SECTRA in the fall of 2020. Upgrades will continue to occur annually in the...

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Applications open for Integrated Science Courses faculty lead; deadline is Feb. 17

Jan. 27, 2023—The Immersion Phase is a two-year highly individualized learning experience for third- and fourth-year medical students. The Integrated Science Courses (ISCs) were designed specifically to deepen students’ foundational science knowledge within a meaningful clinical context during this phase. In addition to creating proximity between basic and clinical sciences, the ISCs aim to achieve cognitive conceptual...

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Reminder: Medical Center plaza is no-vehicle zone

Jan. 26, 2023—The Medical Center plaza, which is designed for pedestrians passing between VUMC buildings, is a no-vehicle zone. The use of electric scooters has been increasing after a pandemic lull, and that, combined with motorized skateboards and bicycle traffic, has resulted in more vehicles traveling through pedestrian areas. This endangers the safety of patients, families and...

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Grand rounds event highlights Advanced Practice Nursing at Vanderbilt

Jan. 26, 2023—Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders gathered in Light Hall recently for the kickoff of the 2023 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds, a monthly educational series organized by the Office of Advanced Practice.

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LVAD, medication therapy help patient’s heart recover full function

Jan. 26, 2023—Six months receiving an LVAD at Vanderbilt, Autumn Bowling’s heart fully recovered its function and doctors were able to turn the device off, a rare feat.

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VUMC establishes novel Center for Learning Healthcare

Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has established a first-of-its-kind Center for Learning Healthcare that will bring together clinicians, health system operations leaders and researchers to generate evidence in the course of health care delivery to continuously improve the quality, value and safety of health care offered to patients.

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