Author: Wayne Wood
Aug. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center providers and teams with exceptional patient satisfaction scores have won 14 Top Performer Awards and 273 5-Star Awards in the 2013 Excellence in Healthcare Awards, sponsored by Professional Research Consultants Inc., Vanderbilt's patient satisfaction surveyor.
Jul. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently partnered with Vendormate Credentialing Services to manage policies and procedures regarding vendor representatives. Among the changes was the implementation of a daily pass system in place of the previous system of annually renewed badges for vendor representatives.
Vanderbilt study indicates fatigue and loss of sleep take predictable toll on baseball players over season
Jun. 4, 2013—Strike zone judgment grows worse over the course of a Major League Baseball season in a predictable way, possibly due to the effect of grueling travel schedules, disrupted sleep patterns and fatigue, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center sleep researcher has found.
Jun. 4, 2013—Spring cleaning sometimes takes intrepid householders to new heights. Unfortunately, ladders can be among the most hazardous of common household devices, says Corey Slovis, chair of emergency medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
May. 2, 2013—David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics, was one of many well-wishers to congratulate Margurite L. Douglas, medical technologist in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory, at a retirement party in her honor last week. Douglas retired after 62 years of service to Vanderbilt. (Photo by Steve Green)
Jan. 16, 2013—Leaders with West Tennessee Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced Jan. 15 an affiliation agreement that will expand the scope of health care services in West Tennessee Healthcare’s service area.
Nov. 29, 2012—It was, everyone agreed, a horrific end to a beautiful life.
Oct. 11, 2012—Open Enrollment, the annual opportunity for Vanderbilt staff and faculty to elect the coverage that best suits their needs, will take place Oct. 17-31. As it was last year, this is an active enrollment, which means that all benefits-eligible employees need to make benefits elections.
Jul. 24, 2012—Mia Bransford, R.N., EMT, a nurse in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was attending a family reunion and was at the Century 16 theater in Aurora, Colo., last Friday just after midnight to enjoy the new Batman movie.