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Author: Wayne Wood

Employees’ use of My Health at Vanderbilt encouraged

Jun. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees who are also patients are encouraged to enroll in My Health at Vanderbilt, the online portal for Vanderbilt Health.

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New My Health at Vanderbilt feature allows users to join waitlist for earlier appointments

Jun. 14, 2018—My Health at Vanderbilt (MHAV), the online portal that allows Vanderbilt Health patients to message their providers, check lab results and pay bills, among other functions, has debuted a feature, called Fast Pass, that allows users who have an appointment with a VUMC provider to join a waitlist for an earlier appointment if one becomes available.

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Farmers’ Market on VUMC plaza every Thursday through October

Jun. 7, 2018—The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center returns Thursday, June 7 and will be held every Thursday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 25. Vendors will be located on the north end of the Medical Center Plaza. “The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt helps support our faculty, staff, students and visitors by...

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New inpatient unit at Medical Center East debuts June 19

Jun. 7, 2018—The conversion of the eighth floor of Medical Center East (MCE)-North Tower on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus from outpatient space to inpatient beds is now complete and the new unit is scheduled to open on Tuesday, June 19.

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Otten named senior director of Space and Facilities Planning

Mar. 29, 2018—Bobby Otten has been named senior director of Space and Facilities Planning. In this new role, Otten will oversee ongoing construction projects at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, planning of new construction and renovation of existing Medical Center space.

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Medical Center facilities grow to meet space needs

Feb. 15, 2018—Construction on various areas of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is continuing at a rapid pace, with several projects now completed and others scheduled for completion in the coming months.

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Project Register promotes online voter registration

Feb. 12, 2018—To help drive awareness and increase voter participation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has joined more than 70 other Middle Tennessee businesses, nonprofits and professional organizations in support of Project Register, an effort to raise awareness about the ease of online voter registration in Tennessee

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Think it’s flu? Now you can ask Alexa

Feb. 8, 2018—If you think you have the flu, making decisions about whether to seek care is as easy as asking Alexa. Vanderbilt’s Flu Tool, an online resource that uses a series of questions to help patients determine if they or a family member may have the flu, has now been adapted for use with Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service.

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New pedestrian bridge next step in MCE makeover

Nov. 2, 2017—Later this fall, a new three-floor pedestrian bridge will be installed connecting the North Tower of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) to Medical Center East (MCE)-North Tower. The new bridge will connect the two buildings on the sixth, seventh and eighth floors.

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Hidden figure

Oct. 17, 2017—Harold Jordan, M.D., has had a distinguished medical career that includes many highlights, including being chair of Psychiatry at Meharry Medical College, his medical alma mater, and serving as acting dean of the School of Medicine at Meharry as well. Besides his academic career, Jordan was devoted to improving mental health care for the public...

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Online survey set to gauge physician well-being

Jul. 27, 2017—The Vanderbilt Task Force for Empowerment and Well-Being, a group formed earlier this year to investigate and implement ways to prevent burnout among physicians, will be using an online tool to gather information in the next few weeks to help it with its work.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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