Laboratory Operations

A multidisciplinary team, above, met for nearly two years before the 2017 launch of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s new electronic health record system known as eStar to complete a massive initiative to improve how lab samples are labeled and matched to patients.

Team recognized for improving how lab samples are labeled

Following a massive initiative that changed how every lab sample is labeled and how those samples are matched to patients, critical results that guide patient care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are returning to health care teams in about half the time it once took.