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Weight Loss Center at VWCH helps expand bariatric surgery options

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.

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Yeatman named chief nursing officer of VWCH

Mar. 25, 2021—Jeanne Yeatman, BSN, MBA, RN, MOM, CMTE, EMT, has been named chief nursing officer of Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). Yeatman had been serving in an interim capacity since August.

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Children’s Primary Care Lebanon makes debut

Feb. 3, 2021—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened a new pediatric primary care clinic in Lebanon, Tennessee, across the street from Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH).

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Vanderbilt women’s health clinic to debut in Lebanon

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.

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Yeatman named interim chief nursing officer for VWCH

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).

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Investments advance emergency medicine services at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

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.

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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.

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COVID-19 doesn’t prevent Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s transition to new IT systems

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.

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VWCH moving to new clinical, IT systems to enhance care

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.

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Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital steps forward in COVID-19 community crisis response

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.

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Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital receives reaccreditation from Joint Commission

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.

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VEI’s Lebanon surgery center moving to VWCH

Dec. 5, 2019—The surgery center adjacent to the Vanderbilt Eye Institute Lebanon has closed and surgical care for VEI patients is moving to the Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Surgery Center.

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