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Significant In Basket and scheduling changes coming with eStar update Sept. 11

Aug. 19, 2022—eStar will be updated on Sept. 11 and will require a 2.5-hour downtime to ensure changes are applied. There will be significant changes coming to In Basket and scheduling tools. Please view the In Basket video resources located on the eStar Upgrades website and eStar 2022 Q3 Release In Basket Guide to the Galaxy to...

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Horst, Patterson receive Physician Builder Awards

Jun. 16, 2022—Sara Horst, MD, MPH, associate professor of Medicine, and Barron Patterson, MD, associate professor of Pediatrics, have received 2022 Physician Builder Awards.

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VUMC Clickbusters program helps reduce EHR alerts

Mar. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt's Clickbusters program is helping to stem alert fatigue associated with the Medical Center's clinical IT system.

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VUMC celebrates 20th anniversary of custom-built EHR

Dec. 2, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently commemorated the 20th anniversary of StarPanel, the first fully integrated electronic health record (EHR) in use in a major health system and developed independent of a vendor.

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Policy on access to the electronic medical records of patients and employees updated

Nov. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has updated its policy on “Authorization to Access Medical Records of Self and Others.”

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eStar Direct access to be available via virtual desktops beginning Nov. 18

Nov. 15, 2021—  Beginning the evening of Nov. 18, the eStar Direct icon will appear on virtual desktops throughout VUMC. After logging into a virtual desktop via VMWare, users will now see two options for accessing eStar: Legacy eStar Hyperspace icon New eStar Direct icon   The eStar Direct icon is the recommended way to access eStar,...

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Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital completes successful transition to new IT systems

Oct. 27, 2021—by Fehintola Olumide Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital (VBCH) in Shelbyville, Tennessee, recently transitioned its clinical and information technology (IT) systems to fully align with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The successful transition was due to the efforts from multiple teams across VUMC. The process began on Saturday, Sept. 25, when the former systems in VBCH were...

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IT transition a success at Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital

Sep. 8, 2021—Multiple teams from across Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently led a transition of the clinical and information technology (IT) systems at Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital.

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Initiative helps physicians interpret genetic test results

Sep. 1, 2021—A new institutional initiative will offer a secure and easy way for physicians at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to ask for help interpreting genetic test results for their patients.

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Award recognizes hands-on contributions to health IT at VUMC

Jun. 9, 2021—Chetan Aher, MD, assistant professor of Surgery, and Wael Alrifai, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, are the inaugural winners of the Physician Builder Award, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Center (VCLIC). They received trophies made from Lego building blocks and gift certificates.

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eStar Physician Builders develop creative workflows

Mar. 19, 2020—Through its eStar Physician Builders Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center supports physicians and other health care team members in devising new content and tools for VUMC’s health information technology system.

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New center seeks to strengthen clinical informatics

Jan. 29, 2020—For many years, VUMC has been recognized as a leader in clinical informatics — the application of computer science and information science to the delivery of health care services.

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