Design for Patients and Families

Kristy Sinkfield, MEd, left, hosted a panel discussion with Mamie Williams, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, Mary Duvanich, MSN, MMHC, Novonda Lilly, and Marques Bradshaw, MD, during Strategy Share 2022. The discussion was on promoting diversity, equity and inclusion throughout VUMC. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Strategy Share 2022 spotlights VUMC’s successes in making health care personal

Strategy Share 2022 was centered on initiatives and programs that advance the three components of the Medical Center’s Strategic Directions: Making Diversity and Inclusion Intentional, Design for Patients and Families, and Discover, Learn and Share.

Beth Singleton, RN, is one of many VUMC employees to receive positive feedback.

Recognition initiative shares patients’ praise of VUMC employees

A significant focus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission is “Personalizing the patient experience through our caring spirit and remarkable capabilities.”

Pharmaceutical Services’ Pharmacy Patient Assistance Program helps patients who face financial barriers to access their medications.

Assistance program helps patients access high-cost medications

Patients who face financial barriers to accessing their medications are provided financial support thanks to a medication assistance program offered through Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Pharmaceutical Services.

Shari Barkin, MD, served as emcee for Tuesday’s StrategyShare19 event.

StrategyShare19 spotlights innovative patient-centered design ideas

Innovative health care design centered on patients and their families was the focus of StrategyShare19, a half-day event attended by several hundred members of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community, as well as patients.

StrategyShare19 wants to know the exciting work VUMC teams are doing

StrategyShare19 is gathering examples of the exciting work being done across VUMC to advance the “Design for Patients and Families” Strategic Direction.

Patient-centered design to be focus of StrategyShare19

StrategyShare19, an annual, interactive event at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to showcase innovations and initiatives to advance the Medical Center’s Strategic Directions, is focusing this year on Design for Patients and Families — one of the four Strategic Directions — and efforts to enhance patient, clinician and staff experiences.

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