Health Information Technology

Embí elected to TN HIMSS board of directors

Vanderbilt’s Peter Embí, MD, MS, has been elected to the Tennessee Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (TN HIMSS) board of directors.

Scale measures confidence with telehealth technology

Vanderbilt’s Digital Health Care Literacy Scale uses responses to three brief items to assess whether patients or caregivers are apt to have the confidence and basic know-how required to use digital health care services such as telehealth.

VUMC receives 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has achieved the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired Certified Acute Level 8, receiving the Quality Award. 

Stephanie Murphy, left, and Lori Fields, monitor systems in the ICU at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital during last week’s transition to new IT systems. (photo by Susan Urmy)

COVID-19 doesn’t prevent Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s transition to new IT systems

In the early evening hours of April 23, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) completed most of its transition to VUMC’s clinical and information technology (IT) systems. The change represented a critical step in fully integrating the hospital into the Vanderbilt family.

VUMC again ranked among nation’s ‘most-wired’ health care systems

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been named one of the nation’s “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its innovation and leadership in medical technology and health care information management.

Johnson honored by Nashville Technology Council