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DAISY Award

Second quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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Employee Spotlight

Who is that masked man?

By Jessica Pasley

Frank Nix of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit finds a way to connect with patient families with his custom face covers

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DAISY Award

Fourth quarter DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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DAISY Award

Third quarter DAISY Awards honor four extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries.

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Elevate Team Award

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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Patient Spotlight

VUMC welcomes seven Leap Day babies

By Jessica Pasley

Neonatal nurse practitioner Wendy Araya, a Feb. 29 baby herself, offers advice to the latest leaplings

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Patient Spotlight

Twenty-three families with babies in NICU treated to holiday outing to Opryland Hotel

By Jessica Pasley

A time for holiday cheer and a break from the hospital

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VUMC in the Community

An approaching hurricane. A critically ill baby. A Vanderbilt team flies in to help.

By Jessica Pasley

"The mother was so grateful that we were able to get her baby to a safe place.”

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Employee Spotlight

NICU nurse overwhelmed by support from co-workers after house fire

By Jessica Pasley

The house is gone. Love remains.

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