Wendy Kiepek

VUMC’s new virtual nurse program allows Katy Byers, RN, to talk with patient Jimmy Sawyers remotely. (photo by Susan Urmy)

New teleconference program helps give nurses more time to care for patients in person

Through Vanderbilt’s new virtual nurse program, certain tasks such as documentation can be done remotely via a teleconference in the patient’s room, giving nurses at the bedside more time to care for patients in person.

IT Lean In Leadership Circle hopes to inspire other groups to form at VUMC

For the last two years, HealthIT’s Lean In Leadership Circle has met every month to focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by women working in a historically male-dominated field like IT.