Developing Characteristics of Nursing Excellence
- Supply meets demand: Hospital to tie critical paths, purchasing. Taylor, Kathryn S. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/5/93, Vol. 67 Issue 19, p72
Features the patient-centered care strategy of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Decentralized service centers; Combination with critical path program; Focus of its Center for Patient Care Innovation; Benefits from decentralization of materials; Standardization of treatment approaches;...
- Collaborative care pathways proving to be big money savers. Bankhead, Charles // Urology Times;May96, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p14
Describes the collaborative care pathway implemented at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Cost effectiveness of the collaborative care; Evolution of the managed care plans; Features of the plan; Use of the care pathway to radical cystectomy; Vanderbilt's...
- Prostatectomy costs cut in half. Overmyer, Mac // Urology Times;Sep95, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the development of a prostatectomy pathway that provides quality results at minimal cost. Collaborative-care approach used in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee; Recognition of situations deviating from pathway.
- Vanderbilt Opens New Clinic for Lymphedema Therapy. // Tennessee Tribune;6/9/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p3B
The article reports on the opening of the Vanderbilt Lymphedema Therapy Clinic by Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Two Nashville hospitals call off affiliation talks. Burda, David // Modern Healthcare;6/10/96, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p16
Reports on the end in the partnership negotiations between Vanderbilt Medical Center and Saint Thomas Hospital, both in Nashville, Tennessee. Absence of an specific reason for the end of negotiations; Different financial performances of the two hospitals.
- A GENIUS FOR THE OBVIOUS. Stoddard, Maynard Good // Saturday Evening Post;Nov85, Vol. 257 Issue 8, p56
Focuses on some people's habit of stating the obvious. Reason why the habit can breed annoyance; Factors that contribute to the development of such habit; Lessons that can be learned from people who always state the obvious.
- Vandy scores big in ARRA nursing funds. // Medical Device Daily;8/14/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 156, p6
The article reports that Vanderbilt University Medical Center of Nashville, Tennessee will benefit from the 13.4 million U.S. dollars in funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services intended to boost the number nurses working in U.S. clinics and hospitals. A statement issued...
- Doctor's orders. Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare;4/22/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p32
Focuses on the computerized decision-support system used by physicians at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Principle behind the clinical information systems; Company planning to adapt the system for commercial purposes; Remarks from the information specialist at the...
- Retooling leaders. Sherer, Jill L. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;1/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p42
Focuses on the training course for the staff at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. `Facilitative leadership' course; Management philosophy's stress on team decision making; Involvement of every level of staff in operational and patient care management issues; Center...