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VHIG Leadership and Projects Meeting, Feb. 17th

Feb. 18, 2011—By Scott Hagan, VMS II VHIG hosted a successful gathering tonight at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. Our event featured guest speaker Jason Hickok, MBA, RN, who is Vice President of Clinical Improvement for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Charged with coordinating the safety initiatives of the largest for-profit hospital chain in the...

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VHIG wins award from Academy for Healthcare Improvement (AHI) for Quality Improvement Elective

Feb. 16, 2011—Carol Callaway-Lane, Irving Ye, and Piotr Pilarski receive award from Duncan Neuhaser (right) Last December, the Academy for Healthcare Improvement awarded VHIG for our work in creating the Fundamentals of Quality Improvement Elective, an interdisciplinary elective for management, medical, and nursing students to learn more about basic concepts in quality improvement and patient safety. We felt honored to receive the Duncan Neuhauser Award for Special Recognition for Excellence in a Student-Led Initiative. Click here for more details about our elective.

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