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Reporter May 24 2013

“Tabula Rasa: Vanderbilt Journal of Medical Humanities,” available for order through May 24

May. 23, 2013—In previous years, Tabula Rasa, Vanderbilt's Journal of Medical Humanities, was printed and distributed thanks to generous support from the School of Medicine. Because of budget restrictions, this year we will only have a small printing for anyone who is interested in purchasing a physical copy.

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Photo: Patient Access Symposium

May. 23, 2013—David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics and executive director of the Vanderbilt Medical Group, speaks during the recent 2013 Patient Access Symposium, hosted by Vanderbilt. The symposium, which drew representatives from more than 30 academic medical centers across the nation, is presented to select academic physician’s organizations with active patient access improvement...

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West Tennessee Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce academic affiliation agreement

May. 21, 2013—Leaders of West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today announced an academic affiliation agreement which further establishes a collaborative relationship between the two institutions, now for the creation of new cancer programs in West Tennessee. The new agreement creates a framework for the future development of cooperative programs between Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center...

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Desktop alerts added to AlertVU

May. 20, 2013—As part of the expanded AlertVU emergency notification effort, desktop support staff are installing an application called Alertus on desktops across the university and medical center. Alertus will display a full-screen notification whenever AlertVU is activated. This application operates behind the scenes, and has no impact on the performance of the computer. When AlertVU is...

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