Reporter March 15 2013
Mar. 14, 2013—The following are answers to frequently asked questions regarding the financial pressures created by the federal budget sequester and other legislation now facing Vanderbilt University Medical Center and academic health centers across the country.
Mar. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Craig Lindsley, Ph.D., is the 2013 recipient of the Philip S. Portoghese Lectureship, awarded jointly by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Medicinal Chemistry.
Mar. 14, 2013—Over the next three years, Medicare will test a new payment arrangement that rewards participating hospitals when Medicare patients require fewer inpatient and post-discharge services, but extracts financial penalties when patients require more of these services.
Mar. 14, 2013—Having served since 2009 as Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s chief quality and safety officer, Julie Morath, MSN, is leaving to become senior vice president for the California Hospital Association, where she will have oversight for hospital and health system quality and safety strategy and alignment. She will also be appointed CEO of the new California Hospital Quality Institute.
Mar. 14, 2013—His dapper sense of style is well known to his Vanderbilt colleagues, and now it is bringing broader attention to Andre Churchwell, M.D., associate dean of Diversity at the School of Medicine.