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New radiology order priority options go live in January 2023

Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four  — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 10, 2023.

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Vanderbilt hospitals land high Leapfrog safety grades

Nov. 16, 2022—Multiple Vanderbilt Health hospitals have been recognized among the safest hospitals in the United States after receiving a fall 2022 safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog group.

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Wilde named Vice President and Divisional Chief Financial Officer

Sep. 26, 2022—Chris Wilde, MBA, CPA, executive vice president and enterprise chief financial officer for Atrium Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia, has been named to the newly expanded role of Vice President & Divisional Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) for Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) and Adult Ambulatory Operations.

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Major expansion announced for Vanderbilt University Hospital

Jul. 25, 2022—Leaders with Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced plans today for construction of the largest expansion to date for Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH).

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Magnet appraisers set VUH visit for Aug. 16-19

Jun. 2, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Vanderbilt University Hospital from Aug. 16-19 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.

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Vanderbilt University Hospital and Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital receive top safety grade from Leapfrog Group

May. 11, 2022—Both Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) and Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital have been recognized as being among the safest hospitals in the nation after receiving a spring 2022 safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog group.

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Four named associate chiefs of staff for VUH

Mar. 3, 2022—As part of an enhanced structure at Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), four new associate chiefs of staff have been named who are tightly connected with the hospital’s Patient Care Centers.

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Initiative shares ECMO expertise with Ballad Health

Jan. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently hosted representatives of Ballad Health, a regional health system serving East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, to train its team to provide a life-saving medical program called ECMO.

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Longtime VUMC leader Kaiser set to retire

Jan. 12, 2022—Allen Kaiser, MD, is retiring on Jan. 31, after a 50-year career with VUMC serving in multiple leadership roles on VUMC’s campus and at Saint Thomas West Hospital.

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Vanderbilt University Hospital named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by the Leapfrog Group

Dec. 7, 2021—Vanderbilt University Hospital has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a large coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability.

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