Quality Safety and Risk Prevention

Vanderbilt hospitals land high Leapfrog safety grades

Three Vanderbilt hospitals have been recognized by the Leapfrog group as among the safest in the United States.

Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (VBH) and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) all received a fall 2023 safety grade of “A.”

VUMC’s first Pursuit of Excellence Award winners include, from left, Johnny Woodard, MSN, RN-BC, Tiffany Lewis, MSN, RN, Kevin Harvey, BSN, RN VA-BC, Jarylin Bishop, BSN, RN, Randy Cox, MPH, CPPS, Phil Cook, MHA, Bill Wester, MD, MPH, Cristin Fritz, MD, MPH.

New award program celebrates improvement work across the VUMC enterprise

Winner’s of this year’s Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention Pursuit of Excellence Awards were recognized during a poster session and ceremony held recently in Langford Auditorium.

VUMC joins group to accelerate implementation of research findings to improve patient outcomes

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is part of a select group of health systems nationwide brought together to accelerate the implementation of medical research results that will improve patient outcomes.

Vanderbilt University Hospital named a Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital

Vanderbilt University Hospital has again been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group.

Vanderbilt hospitals land high Leapfrog safety grades

Multiple Vanderbilt Health hospitals have been recognized among the safest hospitals in the United States after receiving a fall 2022 safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog group.

Jenny Slayton, DNP, RN, Senior Vice President for (QSRP) spoke to VUMC leaders about a new awards program — the QSRP Pursuit of Excellence Award.

New QSRP awards program

A new awards program will recognize quality and safety improvement excellence across Vanderbilt Health.