Mize named Chief Medical Information Officer
Feb. 14, 2023—As the newly named chief medical information officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dara Mize, MD, MS, assumes a critical role for the health system.
Partnership creates new pharmacy informatics fellowship
Jul. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt has partnered with a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for health systems and pharmacies to create a new two-year pharmacy informatics fellowship.
Health care equity focus of tech design challenge
Apr. 15, 2021—A proposal titled “Capture of Smoking History in EHR for Assessment of Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility” has won the inaugural VCLIC Design Challenge, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Center (VCLIC).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.