Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Archives
Huggins named Chief of Staff for Vanderbilt Regional Hospital Division
Feb. 13, 2023—Adam Huggins, MD, MMHC, has been named to the newly created role of Chief of Staff (COS) for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Regional Hospital Division. His appointment is effective March 1.
LifeFlight personnel train on advanced cardiac devices
Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were historically found only at hospitals like VUMC.
VWCH receives Best Hospitals for Maternity Care award from U.S. News & World Report
Dec. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) is one of the 2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy), according to U.S. News & World Report.
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.
VWCH adds epilepsy monitoring unit, onsite neurologist
Oct. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has added an epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU), with a neurologist onsite seeing patients in the hospital.
Capers named to lead Vanderbilt Regional Community Hospitals
Aug. 9, 2022—Travis Capers has been named to the newly created role of President of Vanderbilt Regional Community Hospitals, effective Aug. 15, following a nationwide search to fill the position.
VWCH relaunches interventional cardiology program
Aug. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has launched a percutaneous coronary intervention program to treat patients diagnosed with heart attacks and coronary artery disease.
Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville clinic celebrates one-year anniversary
Jun. 27, 2022—Leadership from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and local officials came together on June 24 to cut a ribbon in a delayed celebration of the opening of the Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville Clinic.
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital becomes county’s first trauma center
Jun. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) has received approval as a state-verified provisional Level III Trauma Center, making it the first and only hospital able to provide this higher level of care in Wilson County.
Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health merges with Women’s Health Center of Lebanon
May. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health will merge with Women’s Health Center of Lebanon (WHCL) on May 28, expanding access to care.
Patel joins VWCH as its first full-time hand surgeon
Apr. 28, 2022—Shaan Patel, MD, has joined Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital as an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the hospital's the only full-time hand surgeon dedicated to VWCH.
VWCH adds Hall to its operational leadership team
Mar. 30, 2022—Whitney Hall, MBA, has been named associate operating officer for Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.