Author: Matt Batcheldor
Dec. 4, 2014—More than 150 nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center convened in Langford Auditorium recently for an occasion that happens once every two years: the Nursing Staff Bylaws Convention.
Oct. 30, 2014—The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has recognized a nurse at Vanderbilt Pyschiatric Hospital (VPH) as one of nine graduate scholars nationwide.
Oct. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt University Hospital’s David Wyatt, MPH, R.N., is set to receive the highest individual honor in perioperative nursing. Wyatt will receive the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) 2015 award for Excellence in Perioperative Nursing at the organization’s national conference in March in Denver. Wyatt is the interim associate hospital director and associate chief nursing...
Oct. 16, 2014—Those are some of the words engraved on more than 500 palm-sized stones that Vanderbilt’s Department of Pastoral Care will give to staff during Pastoral Care Week, Oct. 20-25.
Sep. 18, 2014—Imagine an inherited cause of early heart attacks that is more common than type-1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis or cystic fibrosis, but goes largely unrecognized.
Sep. 18, 2014—A small group of acute care nurse practitioners and physician assistants urgently crowded around the bedside of a mannequin hooked up to a ventilator and an IV.
Aug. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt University Hospital’s pharmacy is attracting national attention for reducing its inpatient pharmacy drug expenses 6.4 percent in a 12-month period, despite an increase in patient volume.
Aug. 14, 2014—For the tenth year in a row, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s “most wired” hospitals by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.