Dwyer departing from VUH leadership role

Shon Dwyer, MBA, RN, President of Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), is leaving her role as the facility’s leader at the end of the fiscal year. Lee Ann Liska, MBA, VUH’s Chief Operating Officer, will step in as Chief Operating Officer and Interim Hospital President.

VUH lobby closing for renovation beginning Monday, Jan. 17

VUMC named among ‘Great Hospitals’

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has again been named among the “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

VUH lands top safety marks from Leapfrog Group

Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) has been awarded a spring 2016 patient safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability.

Project brings discharge medications to patients’ bedsides

At Vanderbilt University Hospital, on a pilot basis, pharmacists have begun delivering discharge prescriptions and counseling to patients at the bedside prior to discharge.

Nutrition Services lands high scores in recent food safety audits

For the second year in a row, Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt achieved food safety scores above 99 percent.

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