Vanderbilt University Hospital Archives
Aug. 30, 2023—Following a successful pilot program, music therapy is now being offered to patients on three additional units at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
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.
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...
Feb. 21, 2023—After a multiyear effort, renovation of the Vanderbilt University Hospital lobby is complete.
Feb. 2, 2023—A new emergency pager system allows emergency department and inpatient teams at Vanderbilt University Hospital to call for an alert for patients with pulmonary emboli.
Dec. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Hospital has again been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group.
Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four options — 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. 11, 2023.
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.
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.
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).