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Latest meeting of MyWorkday Change Network covers crucial “Supervisory Org” structure

May. 27, 2022—by Madison Agee Last week, nearly 900 members of the MyWorkday Change Network attended their latest virtual meeting, which covered a critical topic: the use of the “Supervisory Org” in the new system. The Supervisory Org, along with a couple of other related items, is one of the more important concepts to fully understand as...

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VUMC in the news, May 31, 2022

May. 27, 2022—A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center: CBS News’ “60 Minutes” producer Sam Hornblower interviewed Debra Friedman, MD, director, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology for a story on the national vincristine shortage from a couple of years ago. Kathryn Edwards, MD, Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics, was...

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eStar updates and changes, May 31, 2022

May. 27, 2022—COVID-19 vaccine auto reconciliation  Beginning June 1, external COVID-19 immunization administrations received from registries will be automatically reconciled and visible in a patient’s chart. This will maintain accuracy of patient records and increase workflow efficiency. All eStar users will be impacted. COVID-19 immunization administrations will be visible alongside locally documented immunizations. This will eliminate the...

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P.R.I.D.E. Employee Resource Group supports Thursday “Wear Your Pride” days in June

May. 27, 2022—VUMC employees will have an opportunity to show their support for the LGTBQ+ community during Pride Month with the colors of their work clothes. The P.R.I.D.E. Employee Resource Group at VUMC announced that Wear Your Pride will be held every Thursday throughout June. LGBTQ+ members and allies at VUMC on Wear Your Pride days are...

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COVID infection rates are rising again; masking now required in all public indoor areas of VUMC

May. 25, 2022—Considering the rapidly increasing rate of COVID-19 infections in our community and medical center, VUMC is reimplementing required masking in all indoor, non-clinical areas of VUMC regardless of vaccination status. As before, masking is also required in all clinical areas and on shuttles. These requirements apply to all employees, patients, trainees, and visitors. Masks may...

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Osher Center for Integrative Health sponsor of ballet examining patient experience with chronic illness; tickets free to health care providers

May. 25, 2022—In partnership with Osher Center for Integrative Health psychologist Landrew Sevel and Rebekah Hampton Barger, founding artistic director of FALL Dance, are presenting a dance piece exploring lived experience with chronic illness. The piece, “A Bending of Its Own Kind, 2.0,” is an aerial and contemporary ballet which examines patient experiences with severe scoliosis and...

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A message from Dr. C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD: VUMC Culture Survey deadline is tonight

May. 24, 2022—Colleagues, Seventy-two percent of us so far have completed the Culture Survey.  We need to hear from the last one-fourth of our workforce!!  The survey closes late tonight so there is time to speak up and register your view of our workplace. The survey is an opportunity to share your insights on the organization’s strengths...

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MyWorkday video series presents: What’s Happening with Supervisory Organizations

May. 24, 2022—In Workday, Supervisory Organizations define a management hierarchy.  Similar to our current Home Departments, Supervisory Organizations in Workday group workers into a management hierarchy to specify who reports to whom.   Click here to learn more about what’s happening with Supervisory Organizations in Workday. Much more information will be available as we get closer to the...

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Nashville Sounds celebrate VUMC employees with 24-hour “Rounds at the Sounds”

May. 23, 2022—For 24 hours, First Horizon Park will be open strictly to VUMC employees (and up to 3 guests per employee) for some fun on the field — a full 24 hours of fun at the ballpark, beginning June 15 and finishing June 16 at First Horizon Park. Events include batting practice, a photo booth, ping...

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Contrast shortage update: Scheduling for Tiers IV & V now open

May. 23, 2022—The continued efforts of the VUMC community in addressing the global supply chain shortage of iodinated contrast agents, combined with the extraordinary persistence of supply chain and pharmacy teams, have put VUMC in a position to now be able to schedule contrasted CT scans for patients with Tier IV and V clinical needs, in addition...

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VUMC in the news, May 24, 2022

May. 23, 2022—A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Juliana Kim, Education Reporter for WPLN Nashville Public Radio interviewed Joseph Gigante, MD, professor of Pediatrics,  about the baby formula shortage and what parents should and shouldn’t do it they run out of formula. In addition, Frank Gluck, reporter for...

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