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VWCH moving to new clinical, IT systems to enhance care

Apr. 16, 2020—On April 23, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) will transition to new clinical and information technology (IT) systems to enhance care coordination and provide a more consistent patient experience.

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Team recognized for improving how lab samples are labeled

Feb. 14, 2019—Following a massive initiative that changed how every lab sample is labeled and how those samples are matched to patients, critical results that guide patient care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are returning to health care teams in about half the time it once took.

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Focus on Epic: EpicLeap to make care seamless at VUMC

Aug. 10, 2017—EpicLeap, a project that will transform patient care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) through new technology and processes, started in 2015 with a notification from a technology vendor. A few of the key pieces of software VUMC uses to currently provide care were no longer going to be supported by the vendor. Vanderbilt’s HealthIT team was then faced with a crucial decision — they could provide support for the software bundle themselves, upgrade to the vendor’s suggested replacements, or consider a totally different solution altogether.

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EpicLeap excellence

Jan. 5, 2017—The EpicLeap Interfaces team, led by Jameson Porter (far right), leads the design, build and testing of the 160+ interfaces needed for the applications remaining after Go Live to “talk” to the new Epic modules and share information, forming the backbone of a truly integrated system.

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VUMC transitions to Medical Grade Wireless connectivity

Aug. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University IT (VUIT) and Health IT have partnered with the Center for Medical Interoperability to deliver improved, more reliable wireless connectivity for clinical devices throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

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