Author: John Howser
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital receives highest accreditation from the College of American Pathologists
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s lab has been awarded accreditation from the College of American Pathologists based on results of a recent onsite inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
Bedford and Tullahoma-Harton Hospitals awarded four stars by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (VBH) and Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital (VTHH) were awarded four out of five stars for overall hospital quality by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This marks yet another improvement to the hospitals’ quality measures following their acquisition by Vanderbilt Health. Each year CMS assigns star ratings to U.S hospitals based...
Sep. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) has been certified by the state as a fully designated Level III Trauma Center — the first in Lebanon, Tennessee. “Since acquiring Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, it has been a goal to provide advanced trauma services. We believe this is an important addition for the patients we serve, and for...
Aug. 17, 2023—With year-over-year growth in surgical volume, Vanderbilt Health is forming a new Ambulatory Surgery Division. Within the Vanderbilt Health System approximately 85,000 surgical operations are performed each year, of which 70% are ambulatory.
Jun. 26, 2023—by John Howser David Haynes, MD, MMHC, professor of Otolaryngology, Neurosurgery and Hearing and Speech Sciences, and Vice Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, has been named as Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s new Chief Patient Experience Officer (CXO). He will assume this role on July 1, succeeding Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, who...
Jun. 20, 2023—Reed Omary, MD, MS, Carol D. and Henry P. Pendergrass Professor and chair of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, is stepping down from his role as the department’s leader.
Jun. 9, 2023—Shon Dwyer, MBA, RN, President of Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), is leaving her role as the facility’s leader at the end of the fiscal year. Lee Ann Liska, MBA, VUH’s Chief Operating Officer, will step in as Chief Operating Officer and Interim Hospital President.
May. 4, 2023—David Wallace, MD, MPH, has been named as the new chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.
May. 2, 2023—Brian Rothman, MD, has been named to the newly created role of Vice President and Executive Medical Director for Vanderbilt University Medical Center Finance.
Apr. 20, 2023—Cecelia Theobald, MD, MPH, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Chief of Staff for Corporate Clinical Affairs and Senior Vice President for Clinical Affairs.
Apr. 13, 2023—Out of an abundance of caution the Oxford House, an administrative office building on VUMC’s campus, will be permanently closed. The building’s closure is effective immediately. On Tuesday morning, sensors placed throughout Oxford House to monitor the impact of nearby construction activity detected an increased level of vibration, resulting in the building’s precautionary evacuation. Even...
Feb. 21, 2023—After a multiyear effort, renovation of the Vanderbilt University Hospital lobby is complete.