Author: Wayne Wood
Apr. 11, 2022—MyWorkday is VUMC’s enterprise-wide project to replace existing business systems and processes. As the Medical Center continues to prepare for this fall’s go-live, more than 1,100 people met virtually March 31 to hear from project leaders in the second Change Network meeting. Those in the meeting hold important roles, some designated as department readiness leads...
Annual observance of Doctors’ Day is March 30; Vanderbilt Health dedicated website set up for donations and messages
Mar. 23, 2022—Every day, Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors go above and beyond to provide compassionate, personalized health care for our patients. On Doctors’ Day, March 30, you may show your appreciation for a doctor who has made a difference in your life or the life of someone you love by writing a note and making a...
Mar. 4, 2022—MyWorkday is VUMC’s enterprise-wide project to replace existing business systems and processes. The MyWorkday project at VUMC involves the implementation of two new cloud-based systems, Workday and Tecsys. Taken together, this extensive transition of dozens of VUMC business systems set to occur later this year took a major step forward in late February with the...
Sep. 30, 2021—Lewis Lefkowitz, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, emeritus, whose dedication to health equity and underserved communities helped thousands of patients and influenced generations of Vanderbilt medical students, died Sept. 26. He was 90.
Jun. 30, 2021—Paul Auerbach, MD, former chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died June 23 in Los Altos, California.
May. 19, 2021—VUMC is in the process of implementing a new policy governing how the institution handles patients’ belongings and valuables.
Oct. 22, 2020—Andrea Birch was 9 years old and on top of the world. Her visiting cousin had challenged her to a tree-climbing contest, and, as a competitive kid always up for a challenge, she had outclimbed him. She was looking down at him from her lofty perch and, as she recalls, “goading him from the top.
Sep. 14, 2020—Harvey W. Bender, MD, professor of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Emeritus, died Sept. 12. He was 86.