Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Archives
Apr. 13, 2021—In May 2020, dangerously high blood pressure put 44-year-old Kristian Wernet in the hospital, a tipping point that led him to become one of the first individuals to have gastric bypass surgery at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) as a patient of the new Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Sep. 2, 2020—Access to women’s health and midwifery services is now more convenient than ever for Lebanon and Wilson County residents with the opening of the new Center for Women’s Health Lebanon outpatient clinic, set to open Sept. 9.
Aug. 6, 2020—Jeanne Yeatman, MBA, MOM, RN, CMTE, EMT, associate nursing officer and executive director of Vanderbilt LifeFlight, has been named interim chief nursing officer of Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH).
Jul. 16, 2020—On July 16, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s (VWCH) Emergency Department transitioned to become part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Emergency Medicine. The VWCH Emergency Department was previously staffed through physicians from a contracted agency.
Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Announce Leadership Changes
May. 12, 2020—Scott McCarver, MHA, Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital, has taken the position of Chief Operating Officer at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). Jim Hayman, MS, MBA, who has served as Chief Pharmacy Officer for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics for the past 12 years, will serve as the hospital’s interim Chief Operating Officer.
Apr. 27, 2020—In the early evening hours of April 23, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) completed most of its transition to VUMC’s clinical and information technology (IT) systems. The change represented a critical step in fully integrating the hospital into the Vanderbilt family.
Apr. 16, 2020—On April 23, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) will transition to new clinical and information technology (IT) systems to enhance care coordination and provide a more consistent patient experience.
Apr. 10, 2020—On March 30, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) was part of a Unified Command Response to support relief efforts for a crisis in Gallatin, Tennessee — a region northwest of the hospital’s location in Lebanon.
Feb. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has received reaccreditation from the Joint Commission (TJC), an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 22,000 U.S. health care organizations and programs.