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Reporter April 22 2016

VUMC’s e-prescription efforts land quality award

Apr. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named to receive a 2015 White Coat of Quality Award from Surescripts, a company that facilitates information exchanges between health care providers, pharmacies and health benefits managers.

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Additional beds enhance patient access, service

Apr. 21, 2016—An initiative to add beds in strategic locations throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), decrease patients’ length of stay and focus on morning discharges is paying off with improved patient access to services, hospital leaders say.

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VUMC speakers shine at TEDx Nashville symposium

Apr. 21, 2016—Provocative questions, posed by three experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), were among the highlights last Friday at TEDx Nashville 2016, an exposition of “ideas worth sharing” at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium.

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Patient satisfaction advisory program sees rapid growth

Apr. 21, 2016—More than 5,600 people are participating in Advise Vanderbilt six months after Vanderbilt University Medical Center launched the program of online advisers to help leadership improve patient satisfaction and patient and family engagement in care.

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University faculty and staff: Systems availability update

Apr. 21, 2016—Several Vanderbilt University systems are back online following the legal separation of the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. University faculty and staff should check back often for updates on availabilities.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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