Jake Block

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.

VUMC’s team of “nighthawk” radiologists includes, from left, Kevin Diehl, DO; Nam Le, MD; William Walton, MD; Laveil Allen, MD; Daniel Dunnavant, MD; and Joel Benveniste, MD.

Radiology ‘nighthawks’ provide 24/7 ED coverage

Emergencies aren’t restricted to daytime hours, and real-time interpretation of radiographic images can be crucial when determining the best treatment for critical patients.

Radiology’s Block relishes clinical, operational roles

Jake Block, M.D., associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, is one of those people who likes to stay busy.