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Children’s Hospital Archives

New radiology order priority options go live in January 2023

Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four  — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 10, 2023.

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Improving awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance is crucial

Nov. 17, 2022—The Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program provides oversight of antimicrobial therapies for both inpatient and outpatient populations.

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Lineup set for upcoming Nashville Holiday Music Special

Nov. 17, 2022—The lineup is set for the 2022 Nashville Holiday Music Special benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Child passenger safety program receives funding from GM

Nov. 10, 2022—The Stay Seat Smart Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt recently received funding from General Motors to address child safety seat misuse through education, community outreach and media awareness.

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Two receive Medical Assistant of the Year awards

Nov. 3, 2022—Kimberly Hanna and Shelby Pate were named to receive Vanderbilt's Medical Assistant of the Year awards for 2022.

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Study to explore why some gliomas spread like cancerous tumors

Oct. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt's Michael Dewan, MD, MSCI, has received a grant from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation to study why some low-grade gliomas, a type of non-cancerous brain or spine tumor, spread and behave like cancerous tumors.

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Vanderbilt experts urge caution when using glow sticks

Oct. 27, 2022—Pediatricians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge everyone to use caution when using the popular glow-in-the-dark sticks and accessories.

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Address highlights Pediatrics department’s growth

Sep. 14, 2022—Amid a year full of ongoing pandemic challenges, the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics’ “people” have driven the continued successes, achievements and growth of the department while also caring for more children than ever before, Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, said in his recent annual State of the Department address.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Cookeville Regional Medical Center announce agreement for pediatric and newborn services

Sep. 12, 2022—Leaders of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics today announced an agreement with Cookeville Regional Medical Center to provide pediatric physician services.  

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Family’s gift supports efforts of three pediatric clinicians

Sep. 8, 2022—The family of the late William (Bill) Long, MD, made a gift to establish the Dr. William R. Long Fund to support directorships, resident education, fellowships and psychologists in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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New protocol moves pediatric ED patients to primary care clinic

Sep. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt has created a pediatric emergency department to primary care clinic transfer protocol as an alternative for using the ED for non-urgent conditions that can be treated in a primary care setting.

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Young patients connect with International Space Station

Aug. 31, 2022—For six minutes on Aug. 24, patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt went out of this world — or at least their voices did — to connect with the International Space Station.

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