Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital Archives
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.
Mar. 25, 2020—The 10 South floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) has reopened as the Trauma Stepdown Unit.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Jan. 12, 2018—Ash Wednesday services with the imposition of ashes will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Rhea Chapel of the Vanderbilt University Hospital Lobby at 7 a.m, noon and 6 p.m.
Nov. 2, 2017—Later this fall, a new three-floor pedestrian bridge will be installed connecting the North Tower of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) to Medical Center East (MCE)-North Tower. The new bridge will connect the two buildings on the sixth, seventh and eighth floors.
Nov. 29, 2016—Scott McCarver, Associate Operating Office for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics, has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital.