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Vanderbilt hospitals land high Leapfrog safety grades

Nov. 7, 2023—Three Vanderbilt hospitals have been recognized by the Leapfrog group as among the safest in the United States. Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (VBH) and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) all received a fall 2023 safety grade of “A.”

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New award program celebrates improvement work across the VUMC enterprise

Oct. 25, 2023—Winner's of this year's Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention Pursuit of Excellence Awards were recognized during a poster session and ceremony held recently in Langford Auditorium.

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VUMC joins group to accelerate implementation of research findings to improve patient outcomes

Mar. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is part of a select group of health systems nationwide brought together to accelerate the implementation of medical research results that will improve patient outcomes.

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Vanderbilt University Hospital named a Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital

Dec. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Hospital has again been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group.

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Vanderbilt hospitals land high Leapfrog safety grades

Nov. 16, 2022—Multiple Vanderbilt Health hospitals have been recognized among the safest hospitals in the United States after receiving a fall 2022 safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog group.

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New QSRP awards program

Nov. 3, 2022—A new awards program will recognize quality and safety improvement excellence across Vanderbilt Health.

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VUMC celebrates National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Mar. 9, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will celebrate National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 13-19 with a series of events designed to spread awareness for patient safety throughout the Medical Center campus and its regional hospitals.

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Vanderbilt University Hospital named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by the Leapfrog Group

Dec. 7, 2021—Vanderbilt University Hospital has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a large coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability.

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Antimicrobial stewardship effort expanding reach

Nov. 18, 2021—The Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program recently expanded to the outpatient realm to provide more support for providers to optimize antibiotic use and delivery in the clinic setting.

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