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Author: Matt Batcheldor

Vanderbilt Transplant Center reaches new record number of transplants performed

Jul. 12, 2021—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center performed a record number of solid organ transplants in fiscal year 2021 (FY 21) — 637 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric programs — despite occurring entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Anticoagulation Clinic at Vanderbilt Heart designated an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence

Jun. 9, 2021—The Anticoagulation Clinic at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) has been designated an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence by the Anticoagulation Forum, one of only three in Tennessee.

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State of Nursing address reviews remarkable year

Jun. 2, 2021—In her 2021 State of Nursing address, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, looked back on an unprecedented year of nursing care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as the organization continued to grow.

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Smith named CNO of Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital

Jun. 2, 2021—Marilyn Smith, DNP, MSN, RN, had an incredible and unlikely journey to her role as Chief Nursing Officer of Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital.

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Jeannette named interim CNO for Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital

May. 20, 2021—Joanie Jeannette, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named interim chief nursing officer of Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital.

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Organ donor’s impact continues to live on in others

Apr. 22, 2021—Ninety-one people gave the gift of life as deceased organ donors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2020, and behind every one of them is a story. This is the story of Evan Snider, 19, of Franklin, Tennessee.

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Couple takes on recovery together after storm injuries

Apr. 21, 2021—On a beautiful Sunday in May 2020, Cassie Rooke and William Nolan decided to go on a hike at their usual spot in Percy Warner Park.

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COVID recovery included long stay on ECMO, double-lung transplant

Apr. 1, 2021—Zach Lloyd was only 37 years old with no pre-existing health conditions, but COVID-19 was bringing him within an inch of his life.

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U.S. Army and Vanderbilt University Medical Center formalize trauma training program

Mar. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is becoming an official site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training (AMCT3), formalizing a longstanding relationship between the two entities that is built on a history of collaborative success.

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Yeatman named chief nursing officer of VWCH

Mar. 25, 2021—Jeanne Yeatman, BSN, MBA, RN, MOM, CMTE, EMT, has been named chief nursing officer of Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). Yeatman had been serving in an interim capacity since August.

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Device to treat AFib may eliminate need for blood thinners

Mar. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a trial for a device that could revolutionize the way patients are treated for atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib.)

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Murfreesboro heart clinic reveals power of diversity

Mar. 10, 2021—In suburban Murfreesboro, just a short drive off Interstate 24, is one of the most diverse practices and clinics in Vanderbilt Health.

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