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Children's Primary Care Lebanon makes debut

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened a new pediatric primary care clinic in Lebanon, Tennessee, across the street from Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). The Vanderbilt Children’s Primary Care Lebanon, located at 1420 West Baddour Parkway, Suite 210, adds to a growing footprint of Children’s Hospital locations across Middle Tennessee that bring care closer to where families live.

Vanderbilt women’s health clinic to debut in Lebanon

Access to women’s health and midwifery services is now more convenient than ever for Lebanon and Wilson County residents with the opening of the new Center for Women’s Health Lebanon outpatient clinic, set to open Sept. 9. Located at 1616 West Main St. in suite 101 as part of Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH), the clinic will provide general gynecology services such as Pap smears, well-woman visits and breast exams along with specialty gynecology services, including abnormal bleeding, endometriosis, fibroids, infertility and contraceptive care.

Vanderbilt-Ingram opens cancer center in Wilson County

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Wilson County is slated to open Aug. 31 with a full array of highly specialized services, including diagnostic assessments, medical oncology and radiation oncology. One of only 51 Comprehensive Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Vanderbilt-Ingram offers treatment options unique to the region provided by internationally renowned physicians.

Turning lemons into lemonade: Second grader raises money to help fight COVID-19

When a deadly tornado hit Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, on March 3, 8-year-old Stratton Rose Thompson lost her school. Just a few weeks later, a global pandemic caused an abrupt end to her softball season and the cancellation of her school’s drama performance after hours of practice for her role. But despite all that has been taken from her, the second grader is focused on giving back.

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital announce leadership changes

Scott McCarver, MHA, Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital, has taken the position of Chief Operating Officer at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). There, McCarver will help not only with operations of the hospital but will also use his Vanderbilt experience to provide additional attention and resources to the growth and integration plans of VWCH in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Health System. McCarver joined VUMC as vice president of Operations for VUAH in 2015. Prior to Vanderbilt, he was employed by Duke Regional Hospital.

Pitt named Physician of the Quarter at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) has named John D. Pitt III, MD, an emergency medicine physician who practices at VWCH, 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.