patient engagement Archives
Jun. 28, 2023—by Paul Govern One million patients and patient delegates have joined My Health at Vanderbilt, or MHAV. As of June 23, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center patient portal had 1,000,126 registered users. MHAV was launched in 2004 to support patient engagement with VUMC. It gives patients secure comprehensive access to their VUMC medical record, seamless...
Mar. 9, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a new digital patient engagement system to interact with patients and families.
Aug. 10, 2017—When eStar goes live in the early morning hours of Nov. 2, the transition process should be largely invisible to the hundreds of patients who will be in the care of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) at the time.
Mar. 9, 2017—Editor’s note — This is the first in a series of profiles on some of Vanderbilt’s most dedicated employees. All VUMC employees are encouraged to attend Celebrate — The difference YOU make every day on April 20 or 21 at Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gymnasium. Please sign up for one of three sessions at VUMCcelebrate.com.
Feb. 16, 2017—By 5 each morning, businessman Doug Brown is already hard at work, making calls to colleagues around the world.
Jan. 5, 2017—Finn Schafran has always been a happy child, but these days the nearly 2-year-old boy is adjusting to spending part of each day at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), where he receives chemotherapy and radiation for a rare cancer.
Nov. 10, 2016—When patient appointments at The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC) weren’t beginning on time, everyone thought they knew the reason. Either patients weren’t getting checked in on time or physicians were delayed, or maybe both issues were contributing to the problem.
Sep. 15, 2016—Getting to a patient’s room or finding the right clinic for an appointment can be stressful, but Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) leaders believe a mobile app, called WalkWays, as well as a texting tool that provide easily understood, visual directions will help everyone find their way.
Nov. 12, 2015—Interpreters at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are joining forces with counterparts at other hospitals to better serve non-English speaking patients.