Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital Archives
Program at VUH seeks to improve medication safety
Jan. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt Nursing and the Department of Pharmaceutical Services have teamed up to create the Medication Safety Champions program, intended to improve medication safety throughout Vanderbilt University Hospital.
Sandberg named Chief of Staff for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital
Jul. 7, 2021—Warren Sandberg, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, and Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital’s (VUAH) chief of staff for Perioperative and Critical Care Service, has been named as the hospital’s new Chief of Staff.
Murphy named to Perioperative Services leadership role
Dec. 3, 2020—Shawn Murphy, MSM, RN, has been named the Vice President of Perioperative Services for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH).
VUAH memorial service to remember patients, families
Nov. 12, 2020—In a first-of-its-kind event, Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital will hold a virtual memorial service to remember patients who have died in its care as well as their families and caregivers.
Liska named adult hospital chief operating officer
Oct. 1, 2020—Lee Ann Liska, a 30-year veteran of the health care industry, has been named chief operating officer of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH). She will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Oct. 19.
VUMC adult hospital prepared for surge of COVID-19 admissions
Apr. 10, 2020—As of April 9, Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) had admitted 79 patients with COVID-19, 55 of those admitted had subsequently been discharged, and three patient had died. Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital had admitted 10 patients with COVID-19, none had died, and one of those admitted had subsequently been discharged.
New unit provides care for trauma stepdown patients
Mar. 25, 2020—The 10 South floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) has reopened as the Trauma Stepdown Unit.
VUAH applies new approach for patient recovery after surgery
Feb. 13, 2020—An initiative at VUMC is helping patients recover more quickly from major surgery, leave the hospital earlier and have fewer side effects from their pain management.
Michigan Medicine’s Dwyer named new President of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital
Jan. 9, 2020—Shon Dwyer, MBA, RN, executive director of Michigan Medicine’s (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center, has been named the new president of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH).
Adult Hospital CEO Edgeworth to depart VUMC
May. 7, 2019—Mitchell Edgeworth, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital, has accepted a new position as Chief Administrative Officer — South with the TriStar Division of Hospital Corporation of America, and will be leaving Vanderbilt University Medical Center this month.
VUAH receives Leapfrog ‘A’ grade
Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) was recently awarded a fall 2018 patient safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group, placing the hospital among the safest in the nation.
Co-Chiefs of Staff announced for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital
May. 2, 2018—Year-over-year growth in inpatient volumes across Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s adult clinical enterprise, three new floors of additional adult inpatient beds through the renovation of Medical Center East, along with the steady expansion of adult clinics throughout the region are among factors leading to the creation of the new roles of co-chiefs of staff for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) and Clinics.