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Volunteers now back at VUMC; need is greatest in VUH lobby and Emergency Department

Jan. 25, 2022—After an almost two-year break due to the pandemic, VUMC is once again accepting applications for volunteers to help at Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Vanderbilt Clinic and at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, said Terrell Smith, RN, senior director for Patient and Family Engagement. “The area of greatest need right now is for guest ambassadors...

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eStar Updates and Changes: Discharge Navigator addition

Jan. 24, 2022—Beginning Jan. 26, VUH and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt clinicians will see a new option in Discharge Navigator to add conditions to a discharge order. This will improve discharge efficiency by entering discharge orders with conditions earlier in admission for immediate completion. Users will see the addition of ‘Is there a condition...

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Blood drives at VUMC help meet critical need during shortage

Jan. 24, 2022—Due to the pandemic there is a critical shortage of blood and blood products. Individual donations and blood drives held by businesses and organizations are down drastically. To help, VUMC employees and the surrounding community can donate blood at one of the twice-weekly American Red Cross blood drives across several different VUMC locations. Drives operated...

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IRS W-2 wage and tax statements to be mailed soon; available online Jan. 31

Jan. 23, 2022—2021 Form W-2s, IRS Wage and Tax Statements, will be mailed this week to the most recent mailing address on file. Note that the Kronos outage had no impact on your 2021 W-2. Forms W-2 will also be available electronically on Jan. 31, for active employees in C2HR. In C2HR, click on the link for...

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VUMC in the news, Jan. 25, 2022

Jan. 21, 2022—A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center: William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about COVID-19, influenza and other subjects in the news. The emergence of the omicron variant has especially given him opportunities to speak to reporters...

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Education, school quality top concerns for parents: poll

Jan. 20, 2022—A new poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy has found that education and school quality top the list of parental concerns in the state.

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Education Development Program February webinar and workshops have been announced

Jan. 19, 2022—The Education Development Program (EDP) February 2022 webinar and workshops have been announced:   EDP Workshop Topic: Incorporating Diversity and Inclusion into Teaching Date:  Tuesday, Feb. 1,  2 – 4 p.m.   Facilitators: Arie L. Nettles, PhD, NCSP, HSP Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Division of Developmental Medicine Division of Pediatric Psychology Department of Pediatrics Director,...

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Pilot Projects RFA: Southeast Collaborative for Innovative and Equitable Solutions to Chronic Disease Disparities; deadline is March 28

Jan. 19, 2022—  REMINDER: Submit your proposal as a single pdf file via the REDCap link: Please follow the guidelines outlined in the RFA with respect to lay and professional abstracts, budget, CV, community engagement, etc. and please submit early to avoid last minute hiccups on deadline of Monday March 28 by 5 p.m. Central/6 p.m....

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ExpeditionTech achieves single login experience for all Microsoft services  

Jan. 19, 2022—VUMC IT has reached a major milestone in its initiative to simplify the login process across all VUMC; as of this month, everyone who works at VUMC is using technologies that allow a single login to access all Microsoft services. This includes phones, tablets and computers, and services including email, Teams, and OneDrive This accomplishment...

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Gift Shop, Suzie’s Café now in MCE; Vandy Café moves due to MCN construction

Jan. 19, 2022—The new VUMC Gift Shop and Suzie’s Café are now open in the lobby of Medical Center East, North Tower, near the Outpatient Pharmacy on the second floor. Both the Gift Shop and Suzie’s will be open Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the Gift Shop will also be open Saturday and Sunday. Suzie’s...

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eStar updates and changes: Jan. 18, 2022

Jan. 17, 2022—  Changes for when patients can start their MHAV telehealth visits Beginning Jan. 19, any patient with telehealth visits scheduled in MHAV may only start their telehealth visits within fifteen minutes before their scheduled appointment time. This update helps prevent patients from accidentally starting a telehealth visit at the wrong time when they have a...

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Scrub and shoe sale set for Jan. 20 & 21

Jan. 17, 2022—The Vanderbilt Gift Shop will be hosting a scrub and shoe sale this week, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21. The sale will be held in the third floor breezeway between Light Hall and the Robinson Research Building. Social distancing and masking will be...

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