Reporter Dec 2 2022
Health Policy Chair Buntin transitioning to create Center for Health Systems and Policy Modeling at Johns Hopkins
Dec. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt's Melinda Buntin, PhD, has been offered a Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship at Johns Hopkins University.
Pediatric nursing leader Krause set to retire
Dec. 1, 2022—After nearly four decades of service to children and families, Kathie Krause, MSN, RN, NNP-BC, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, is set to retire.
VUMC receives national certification for Parkinson’s disease care
Dec. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently became the nation’s second health care organization to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Parkinson’s Disease Certification.
Study links excess oxygen during anesthesia to risk of organ injury
Nov. 30, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that higher levels of excess oxygen given to patients under general anesthesia add risk of injury to the kidneys, lungs and heart.
Vanderbilt mourns loss of surgical leader Beauchamp
Nov. 30, 2022—R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and surgeon-in-chief of Vanderbilt University Hospital, died Nov. 27 at Alive Hospice. He was 66 years old.
Section of Surgical Sciences professional biography for R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD
Nov. 30, 2022—Section of Surgical Sciences professional biography for R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD
VUMC Nursing Staff Bylaws guide way to latest, best practices
Nov. 29, 2022—More than 150 nurses from throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center gathered over Zoom recently for the biennial Nursing Staff Bylaws Convention, the second to be held virtually.
New radiology order priority options go live in January 2023
Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four options — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 11, 2023.
Scheel joins Radiology with emphasis on planetary, global health
Nov. 29, 2022—John Scheel, MD, PhD, MPH, has joined Vanderbilt Vanderbilt's Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences as an associate professor and the department’s vice chair of Global and Planetary Health, a newly created position.
Hayman named to lead new Shared Clinical Services Division
Nov. 22, 2022—Vanderbilt's Jim Hayman, MS, MBA, has been named to the newly created role of Executive Vice President for the Shared Clinical Services Division.
Lecture honors first executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
Nov. 21, 2022—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance recently sponsored the Clifton K. Meador MD Inaugural Lectureship with Christopher Lathan, MD, MS, MPH, chief clinical access and equity officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, serving as keynote speaker.
Vanderbilt mourns loss of former Rheumatology director Thomas
Nov. 21, 2022—James Ward “Tom” Thomas II, MD, former director of Vanderbilt’s Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, died Nov. 16 following a battle with cancer. He was 74.