clinical enterprise Archives
Feb. 26, 2015—Titus Daniels, M.D., MPH, MMHC, associate professor of Medicine, has been named executive director of the Vanderbilt Medical Group (VMG) and chief operating officer for Adult Clinical Operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 10, 2014—Robin Steaban, MSN, R.N., VUMC associate chief nursing officer and chief administrative officer at the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Nursing Officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics. In addition, Mitchell Edgeworth, MBA, chief operating officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics.
Apr. 24, 2014—In May, Vanderbilt University Medical Center will launch a survey of clinical staff and faculty to assess attitudes and perceptions regarding patient safety at the Medical Center.
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.
Mar. 20, 2014—The Physician Council for Clinical Service Excellence helps ensure that clinical faculty have a clear voice in shaping major initiatives affecting patients, clinicians and clinical staff at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mar. 6, 2014—“There has never been a time when we need leaders more than today.” With these words, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, began his quarterly conversation with colleagues at Wednesday’s Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly in Langford Auditorium.
Dec. 18, 2013—“The downsizing effort is over.” With those words, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced Wednesday that workforce reduction efforts announced in September at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are completed.
Nov. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff and faculty are preparing for a new health care landscape, one shaped by a lowered payment regime, greater outside scrutiny of health care quality, new rewards and penalties for hospital and provider safety and quality, and the transfer of financial risk for health outcomes from payers to newly affiliated hospitals and providers.
Oct. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are invited to register online to attend the 2013 State of the Adult Clinical Enterprise address by David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics and executive director of Vanderbilt Medical Group, to be delivered Wednesday, Nov. 6 at two locations — at 7 a.m. in Williamson County at the Franklin Marriott, 700 Cool Springs Blvd., and again at 4 p.m. on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus at 208 Light Hall.
Aug. 1, 2013—Evolve to Excel (E2E), a comprehensive initiative designed to strengthen operational practices throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center to ensure long-term success of the organization, is moving ahead.
Feb. 14, 2013—At a midyear Clinical Enterprise Town Hall meeting, those attending were updated on Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s year-to-date performance and the ongoing impact of separate pieces of federal legislation — the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and the Budget Control Act of 2011, which has come to be known as sequestration.