Author: Doug Campbell
Dec. 17, 2015—The following is a roundup of the news that made headlines at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2015.
Oct. 29, 2015—This week, Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) was awarded a Fall 2015 Patient Safety Grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability. This is the eighth consecutive time VUH has scored an “A.”
Oct. 15, 2015—Jake Block, M.D., associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, is one of those people who likes to stay busy.
Oct. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Lucy Spalluto, M.D., assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, was recently named to receive a 2015 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grant from the American Medical Association Women Physicians Section.
Jul. 21, 2015—"U.S. News & World Report" has again named Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the premier specialty care providers in the nation, as well as the No. 1 hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the top hospital in Tennessee.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center again ranked among nation’s elite by U.S. News and World Report
Jul. 21, 2015—U.S. News and World Report has again named Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the premier specialty care providers in the nation as well as the No. 1 hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee.
Due to warmer weather, more people treated for heat-related illness on first day of the 2015 CMA Music Festival
Jun. 12, 2015—After treating hundreds of people for heat exhaustion last year at the CMA Music Festival, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are warning visitors to take necessary precautions this week while attending this year’s festival in downtown Nashville, and also urge caution for those attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in nearby Manchester, Tenn. On Thursday, the...
Jun. 4, 2015—James Valentine, M.D., has joined the Section of Surgical Sciences, in the Division of Vascular Surgery, returning to Vanderbilt nearly 40 years after earning his undergraduate degree here.
May. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) achieved high marks on U.S. News and World Report’s newest rating for hospital quality.
May. 7, 2015—Vanderbilt University Hospital has garnered a spring 2015 patient safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability.
May. 7, 2015—Stanford University neurobiologist Eric Knudsen, Ph.D., well known for his studies of learning and attention in birds, delivered last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture in Light Hall. For a complete schedule of the Flexner Discovery Lecture series and archived video of previous lectures, go to www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/discoveryseries.