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Miss the discussion with Mark Cuban? Watch the recording here.

Mar. 24, 2023—Last week, Vanderbilt University Medical Center hosted “A Discussion with Mark Cuban: How Cost Plus Drugs Is Innovating to Lower Prescription Drug Prices in America.” The event took place at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Cuban was joined by Professor of Health Policy Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, and VUMC Urologic Oncology fellow Ruchika Talwar,...

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MyWorkday featured FAQs: Finding help, getting proper access

Mar. 24, 2023—Q: How do I find my Workday Super User or Tecsys At-the-Elbow Support team member? Workday Super Users and Tecsys A- the-Elbow support team members received early training and additional resources) so they are prepared to help their colleagues during the Go Live process. After employees review self-help resources (e.g., training modules, quick reference guides,...

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MyWorkday command center now open – what to expect during Go Live

Mar. 24, 2023—The MyWorkday Command Center opened on March 13 in preparation for the April 1 Go Live of the two new systems, Workday and Tecsys. It will remain open through the Go Live period, expected to last until mid-April. As with other Command Centers for large-scale technology implementations, the Command Center will be staffed by functional...

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VUMC in the news, March 28, 2023

Mar. 24, 2023—Seth Karp, MD, H. William Scott Jr. Professor, chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center was quoted by The Washington Post in a story about new liver transplant rules that have resulted in poorer states exporting organs to more wealthy part of the country. CNN, The New York...

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TennCare to redetermine eligibility status for all patients

Mar. 23, 2023—For the first time since the pandemic began, adults and children who have health insurance through TennCare, Tennessee’s state-managed Medicaid program, will have their eligibility status redetermined by the state. Continuous enrollment for TennCare members will end on April 1. During the coming months, the state will attempt to contact all TennCare enrollees so their...

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Poll shows food insecurity on rise in Tennessee

Mar. 23, 2023—A newly released Vanderbilt poll found that an increasing number of Tennessee parents are reporting their families are food insecure.

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Decoding cell division machinery

Mar. 23, 2023—Phosphate modification regulates the cell localization of Cdc15, one of the main controllers of cell division, to fine tune the assembly of cell division machinery.

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E. coli uses serine to abide acidity

Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered another acid resistance mechanism for UTI-causing E. coli, laying the foundation for targeted antibacterial therapies.

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Crowe’s research honored

Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt's James Crowe Jr., MD, was among those to receive 2023 Advocacy Awards from Research!America at the biomedical research advocacy organization’s annual awards program in Washington, D.C.

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Early March meeting of MyWorkday Change Network helps prepare teams for Go Live

Mar. 21, 2023—With the MyWorkday Go Live fast approaching on April 1, the Change Network is meeting more regularly to prepare for the upcoming transition. The group convenes every two weeks to discuss information critical the successful implementation of Workday and Tecsys. In its recent meeting on March 8, the group discussed several important topics. Senior Director...

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MyWorkday featured FAQs: Mobile app, how to get help at Go Live

Mar. 21, 2023—Q: Does Workday have a mobile app?  A: Yes, Workday does have a mobile app that employees can download. It will, however, not initially be supported by VUMC resources. The Help Desk will be unable to answer questions or provide guidance for use of the Workday app. Therefore, it is not advised to use the...

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VUMC PRIDE employee resource group presents “Ask Us: Nonbinary” panel, April 5

Mar. 21, 2023—VUMC employees will have an opportunity to learn and get the answers to questions they have about nonbinary individuals. The VUMC PRIDE Employee Resource Group (ERG) announced it will present the “Ask Us: Nonbinary” panel discussion at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 5 on Microsoft Teams. This event is open to the entire Medical Center and...

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