Author: Paul Govern
Dec. 20, 2012—“Order from Chaos, Accelerating Care Integration,” is a report now arriving on the desks of health care executives. It’s based on a roundtable convened by the Lucian Leape Institute (LLI) at the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). Among the 20 participants were Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics,...
Dec. 13, 2012—Cardiologist Rob Hood, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine and assistant chief medical officer for the clinics at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, has been named associate chief medical officer for Vanderbilt Medical Group.
Dec. 13, 2012—As medical centers across the country respond to declining revenue streams and a federal budget crisis, focusing on the quality of the patient experience becomes ever more important.
Dec. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among nine recipients of the 2012 Achievement Award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).
Dec. 6, 2012—A great deal of biomedical and health services research at some point involves record de-identification, whether it’s prior to the sharing of study data or, in the case of large patient databases, prior to the initial extraction of study data.
Nov. 29, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its network affiliates are working directly with employers in the region to improve health for health plan beneficiaries while bringing the overall cost of care under control.
Nov. 15, 2012—Nancy Lorenzi, Ph.D., assistant vice chancellor for Health Affairs and professor of Biomedical Informatics, has received the Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence, internationally recognized as the capstone award in biomedical informatics.
Nov. 8, 2012—Vanderbilt University Hospital and Vanderbilt’s adult clinics have achieved a strong position in the region and are poised for continued growth.
Nov. 1, 2012—Following a detailed review by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), all 75 Vanderbilt Medical Group adult primary care physicians and nurse practitioners have received Level 3 designation — the top designation — under the Physician Practice Connections Patient Centered Medical Home voluntary accreditation program.