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VUMC successfully implements HealthShare, replacing 30-year-old solution

Jan. 25, 2021—Many of the projects led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s IT teams have significant user impact, such as the recent implementations of SECTRA (new imaging system), Cupid (Epic’s cardiology module) and Radiant (Epic’s radiology module).

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Employees working from home bring value, safety to VUMC

Jun. 4, 2020—As of early May, an average of 8,000 VUMC employees were working remotely each day, equaling more than 25% of VUMC’s total workforce.

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VUMC information guru Evans retires with fanfare

Sep. 6, 2018—Information is the lifeblood of health care behemoths like Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Without a technically superb and user-friendly system that provides a rapid and reliable flow of data, clinical operations will grind to a halt.

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Workstations at OHO, Green Hills getting new monitors

May. 9, 2018—Many computer monitors throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center will soon be replaced with new 24-inch monitors.

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All new employees to receive email address

Feb. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has a new email address — Many Medical Center departments received the email address during a pilot prior to the launch of eStar in November. Beginning on March 1, all new employees will be onboarded with the email address.

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VUMC implements enhanced protection against email phishing

Aug. 31, 2017—In response to many phishing attacks targeting Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) email accounts, the institution has subscribed to Microsoft’s Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).

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Steps to protect yourself when using public Wi-Fi

Oct. 25, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) campus has a secured vuNet Wi-Fi connection that requires a valid VuNetID and an ePassword to access. In addition to authentication, all traffic on the vuNet Wi-Fi network is encrypted. The Medical Center Wi-Fi network is very secure, but that is not the case for many public Wi-Fi access points.

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Phishers target Medical Center employees via fake salary increase emails

Jul. 14, 2016—VUMC IT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against VUMC users. Phishers continue to target Medical Center employees with information pertaining to salary increases. Subject lines of these emails usually include verbiage resembling “Payroll Increase,” “Salary Documents,” or “Your New Paycheck.” Below is an example of a fraudulent email: Hello, We assessed the 2016...

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