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Year in Review 2021: Appointments strengthen Medical Center’s mission

Dec. 16, 2021—New leadership appointments during the past year helped strengthen Vanderbilt University Medical Center's core missions.

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Year in Review 2020: Leadership appointments bolster VUMC’s missions

Dec. 17, 2020—New leadership appointments during the past year helped strengthen Vanderbilt University Medical Center's core missions.

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Appointments in 2016 strengthen VUMC’s core missions

Dec. 15, 2016—Ronald David Alvarez, M.D., Ellen Gregg Shook Culverhouse Chair in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, was named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Alvarez succeeded Howard Jones III, M.D., Betty...

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Text appointment reminders generate high response rates

Mar. 27, 2014—For years, Vanderbilt Medical Group has used robocalls to remind patients of upcoming appointments. The reminders are triggered four days out, and VMG is able to refill approximately 60 percent of all cancellations that occur at this four-day mark. Cancellations account for approximately 7 percent of all patient responses to these appointment reminders.

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Year in review 2013: Leadership additions bolster VUMC’s missions

Dec. 19, 2013—Leadership additions bolstered VUMC’s missions this year.

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