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Vanderbilt nurse managers take part in inaugural cohort of the Health Management Academy’s Nurse Manager Idea Labs

Jan. 10, 2024—Five Vanderbilt nurse managers participated in the inaugural cohort of the Health Management Academy’s Nurse Manager Idea Labs, part of the organization’s Nursing Catalyst program.

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Lee Ann Liska named President of Vanderbilt University Hospital

Dec. 19, 2023—Lee Ann Liska, MBA, Chief Operating Officer and Interim Hospital President of Vanderbilt University Hospital, has been chosen to serve as the hospital’s president.

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Chad Fitzgerald named to lead Clinical Support Services Division

Dec. 12, 2023—Chad Fitzgerald, JD, Senior Vice President for Health System Emergency Operations, has been named Executive Vice President and will lead Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Clinical Support Services Division.

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Vanderbilt Health Remembers memorial service honors patients, families, staff

Dec. 6, 2023—For the fourth year Vanderbilt Health held “Vanderbilt Health Remembers,” a special virtual memorial service to remember patients who have died as well as their families and caregivers.

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Vanderbilt hospitals land top honors from the Leapfrog Group

Dec. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt University Hospital, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital have been recognized as among the best in the nation by the Leapfrog Group.

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Vanderbilt well represented at National Magnet Conference

Nov. 13, 2023—  by Matt Batcheldor A large group of Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurses recently attended the 2023 National Magnet Conference, which took place in Chicago. VUMC nurses were featured in five podium presentations and eight poster presentations during the annual conference, which is organized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Participants included nurses from Vanderbilt...

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Vanderbilt hospitals land high Leapfrog safety grades

Nov. 7, 2023—Three Vanderbilt hospitals have been recognized by the Leapfrog group as among the safest in the United States. Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (VBH) and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) all received a fall 2023 safety grade of “A.”

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Music therapy program now offered to patients on three additional units at VUH

Aug. 30, 2023—Following a successful pilot program, music therapy is now being offered to patients on three additional units at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

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Dense urban terrain exercise

Aug. 16, 2023—The U.S. Army performed a planned training at Vanderbilt and throughout Davidson County this week to exercise their emergency response procedures.

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Three physicians appointed to VUH leadership roles

Apr. 13, 2023—Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics have named physicians Chetan Aher, MD, Arna Banerjee, MD, MMHC, and Gregory Polkowski, MD, MSc, to leadership roles designed to increase internal collaboration and to further improve patient outcomes.

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Oxford House to close

Apr. 13, 2023—Out of an abundance of caution the Oxford House, an administrative office building on VUMC’s campus, will be permanently closed. The building’s closure is effective immediately. On Tuesday morning, sensors placed throughout Oxford House to monitor the impact of nearby construction activity detected an increased level of vibration, resulting in the building’s precautionary evacuation. Even...

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Vanderbilt University Hospital lobby opens after total renovation

Feb. 21, 2023—After a multiyear effort, renovation of the Vanderbilt University Hospital lobby is complete.

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