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Huggins named Associate Chief Medical Officer for Wilson County

Adam Huggins, MD, MMHC, assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named Associate Chief Medical Officer for the Wilson County region, including Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). He will assume the role March 2 and will report to Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, Chief Medical Officer for Vanderbilt Medical Group.

Lett named Physician of the Quarter at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

E. Dwayne Lett, MD, a plastic surgeon who practices at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, has been named as the hospital’s Physician of the Quarter. The recognition is based on nominations from the hospital’s associates and medical staff for an above-and-beyond commitment to patient care.

Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital receives reaccreditation from Joint Commission

Surveyors from The Joint Commission (TJC), an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, visited Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) in December to conduct an unannounced survey. VWCH leaders have received notification from the organization’s surveyors the hospital has been reaccredited.

VEI's Lebanon surgery center moving to VWCH

The surgery center adjacent to the Vanderbilt Eye Institute Lebanon has closed, and surgical care for VEI patients is moving to the Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Surgery Center. The change is one that VEI is looking forward to — providing expanded services, newer technology and additional space beginning in December.

Warren named Physician of the Quarter at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

Larimore C. Warren, MD, a vascular surgeon who practices at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, has been named as the hospital’s Physician of the Quarter. Warren was nominated by the hospital’s associates and medical staff and selected by the awards committee for his commitment to above-and-beyond patient care.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center to acquire Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon from Community Health Systems

Leaders of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced plans to purchase Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon, a two-campus facility licensed for 245 beds, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). A definitive agreement has been signed for the sale of the facility and related businesses, including physician clinic operations and outpatient services, to VUMC.