vanderbilt health affiliated network Archives
VHAN achieves largest shared savings distribution
Feb. 23, 2023—The Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN) distributed $17.7 million in shared savings and performance bonuses from commercial and Medicare contracts this year.
Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network marks 10 years of driving health care innovation
Dec. 8, 2022—by Jamie Roberts The Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary and the innovations along the way that have transformed health care and strengthened communities in Tennessee and surrounding states. The health care industry endured a period of rapid change 10 years ago, with the Affordable Care Act taking full effect and...
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital becomes county’s first trauma center
Jun. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) has received approval as a state-verified provisional Level III Trauma Center, making it the first and only hospital able to provide this higher level of care in Wilson County.
VHAN Care Management Team aids patients and families throughout Tennessee
Sep. 16, 2021—The Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network Care Management Team is helping patients across Tennessee navigate a broad and complex health care landscape.
Valentine named Vice President for Allied Health Education
Sep. 9, 2021—Peggy Valentine, EdD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as Vice President for Allied Health Education.
VHAN collaborations strengthened members during pandemic
Mar. 4, 2021—When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, members of the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN) — a clinically integrated network in Tennessee and surrounding states that now includes more than 6,100 clinicians, 70 hospitals, 13 health systems and hundreds of physician practices and clinics — were hit with challenges they might have never previ
Webinar set to address growing threat of cyberbullying
Feb. 3, 2021—The increase in children’s online activity during the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked the decision to host a free webinar on cyberbullying and internet safety on Thursday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m.
Webinars to address depression, anxiety in children
Sep. 24, 2020—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year as many as one out of every five children experience a mental disorder, and the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified stress and separated children from their friends and normal activities such as in-person classes and sports.
Hickson named to new VUMC leadership roles
Dec. 19, 2019—Gerald Hickson, MD, Joseph C. Ross Professor of Medical Education and Administration, will assume new leadership and advisory roles with the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy (CPPA) and the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN), beginning Jan. 1, 2020.
Summit highlights clinical improvement successes
Jul. 25, 2019—A summit at Vanderbilt reviewed achievements of an ongoing regional effort to transform clinical practices in ways that would improve the quality of patient care, reduce costs and improve health outcomes
Pharmacy team seeks to reduce medication errors during care transition
Mar. 21, 2019—Medication errors are a safety concern during transitions in care, such as when a patient is released from a hospital to return home. Because of this, a Population Health Pharmacy team is piloting a program to improve continuity of care.
Pediatric Behavioral Consult Line expands hours, services
Oct. 25, 2018—Thanks to a collaborative effort between the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, Population Health and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health, the Pediatric Behavioral Consult Line recently made expanded hours and services available for the network’s pediatricians.