Health IT

Osterman named Associate Vice President for Research Informatics

Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been appointed to a new role as Associate Vice President for Research Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

VUMC Information Technology is seeing increased use of the automated chat feature available through the Medical Center’s help desk.

Medical Center help desk adds automated chat services

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s information technology help desk has an online component called Pegasus, which has added an automated chat feature to help serve VUMC employees, patients and families seeking technical assistance.

New radiology order priority options go live in January 2023

The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four options — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 11, 2023.

Kelli Stewart, center, discusses her ideas during last week’s Mental Health Innovation Challenge and Hackathon.

Chatbot takes first prize in Mental Health Innovation challenge

A chatbot — a computer program that simulates and processes human conversation — was the winning entrant in Vanderbilt’s recent Mental Health Innovation Challenge and Hackathon.

Brent Moseng’s drive to support goes beyond his commitment to HealthIT

“What I do is help people…I love what I do. I see it as an honor to support my colleagues.”

Angela Malik, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ, monitors the IT transition in the emergency department of Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital.

Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital completes successful transition to new IT systems

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