Vanderbilt University Medical Center to Spend $100 Million to Expand its Children's Hospital
Jan 16 15
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is spending $100 million to expand its children's hospital. It's making plans to expand its affiliate network of community-based hospitals. And it's splitting from Vanderbilt University, an unprecedented move that leadership says will allow the medical center to raise more money and grow even faster. And it's doing all of this less than two years after making severe cuts to avoid a massive revenue shortfall.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Wins $3.5 Million Federal Contract
Sep 28 14
Vanderbilt University Medical Center won a $3.5 million federal contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, for a study on human monoclonal antibodies that neutralize influenza viruses, as antibody-mediated virus neutralization is a clear correlate of protection for most viral infections for which understand the pathogenesis.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Promotes James Mathis as Chief Compliance Officer
Jul 10 14
James Mathis, J.D., Chief Clinical Enterprise Compliance Officer and assistant vice chancellor for Health Affairs, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In this new role he assumes broader oversight for the Medical Center's compliance efforts. Mathis joined Vanderbilt in February 2013 to assume executive and operational control for the Medical Center's Office of Compliance and Corporate Integrity, which was recently, renamed the Office of Healthcare Compliance. He has worked closely with David Raiford, M.D., senior associate dean for Faculty Affairs and associate vice chancellor for Health Affairs, who stepped down as VUMC's Chief Compliance Officer when he transitioned to new responsibilities as Chief of Staff for the Vanderbilt Health System. Mathis assumes oversight of compliance matters involving the Medical Center's academic enterprise in addition to his continuing role in leading clinical enterprise compliance efforts. As Chief of Staff, Raiford will also continue as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs with oversight for faculty issues in the School of Medicine as he has done since 2006. In this new role Mathis reports to C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, for compliance matters related to the clinical enterprise, and to Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, for compliance matters related to the Medical Center's academic enterprise. In addition to continuing to lead the Office of Healthcare Compliance, Mathis will also provide input into VUMC's policies and procedures and will continue to oversee the Vanderbilt Reporting Hotline.