As Frank Rummo died of COVID-19, his family gathered to tell him they loved him — through an iPad and the touch of his nurse, Maddie Hayes.
“If his family had been there, they would have wanted to hold and touch his hand and rub his head, so that’s what I did"
Years ago Neil Stinson trained to care for Ebola patients. Now he is on the front lines of COVID.
“A bunch of us came from different ICU environments. We became a tight team, a great team, that came together very quickly.”
The priceless notebook of Mr. Price
A vital ingredient for COVID testing was unavailable anywhere. Then Howard Price remembered a recipe in an old notebook.
Scenes from the pandemic, collection two: more glimpses into life during COVID-19 at Vanderbilt
Caring for patients, caring for each other and feeling the support of our community
Days after her house was damaged by a tornado, VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean volunteered to work at a COVID assessment site
It's been an interesting few weeks
Children’s Hospital intensive care unit sends gift of support to counterparts at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital
“It really helped everyone focus on something positive. We were all excited about supporting them, encouraging them and lifting them up.”
VUMC uses computerized mannequins to teach proper technique for caring for COVID patients
Teaching and learning a vital skill while staying safe
Painted stones offer messages of hope along VUMC pathways
“Just Breathe.” “You are Loved.” “Shine.” “Hope.” “Joy.”
Scenes from VUMC show changes and dedication in COVID-19 planning and reaction
The Medical Center mobilized to prepare to care for COVID-19 patients while continuing to care for each other as colleagues.