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The Molecular Infectious Disease Lab team earns spotlight for work on COVID-19 diagnostic testing

By Bill Snyder

The first suspected case of COVID-19 was detected in Tennessee March 5. Within four days, the lab team identified a testing platform, obtained reagents and developed and validated the test. By the end of the first 10 days, more than 3,300 tests had been completed.

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Telehealth team wins Elevate Team Award

By Jill Clendening

“In a time of crisis and uncertainty, the Telehealth team quickly adapted to the changing guidelines and mobilized the organization to establish a robust and effective way to reach and serve our patients in their homes.”

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The NICU Interdisciplinary Mock Code Work Group knows every second counts in a code response to save critically ill patients’ lives.

By Nancy Humphrey

The work group, which calls a mock code twice a month to give team members as much practice as possible, has managed to cut the response time to a code in half, from about 143 seconds to 77 seconds.

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Office of Outpatient Referral Assistance wins Elevate Team Award

By Kathy Whitney

“They always go above and beyond to help me with getting approval or redirecting patients. No matter how busy they are, they are willing to stop and help me."

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When it comes to patients’ medical mysteries, the VUMC Undiagnosed Diseases Network team is on the case

By Nancy Humphrey

Members of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) team: Front row, L-R: Amy K. Robertson, MSN, FNP-BC; Lynette…

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VUMC’s 90 valet attendants park a half million cars annually — all with a smile

By Christina Echegaray

"They know the job is more than parking cars."

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Children’s Hospital PACU Prescription Workflow Team improves patient experience, wins Elevate Team Award

By Christina Echegaray

A combination of "incredible service and safer medication delivery"

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Flulapalooza Team wins Elevate Team Award

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.” 

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