Oct. 24, 2013—Beginning Oct. 29, Vanderbilt University Hospital will use a new process for patient handovers between nurses in the adult Emergency Department and nurses on inpatient units.
Nov. 8, 2012—Vanderbilt University Hospital and Vanderbilt’s adult clinics have achieved a strong position in the region and are poised for continued growth.
Aug. 16, 2012—Efforts to improve quality of care at Vanderbilt have expanded rapidly in recent years. Notable achievements such as the central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) reduction program — recently lauded for achieving infection levels significantly lower than the national average — have put Vanderbilt in the spotlight as a leader of such efforts. The CLABSI...
Aug. 2, 2012—After a successful pilot program that began in April, a new Discharge Lounge is formally opening in Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) for the convenience of adult patients who are discharged and awaiting transportation or the completion of other post-discharge services.