Vanderbilt Health System announced that The Jackson Clinic, a multi-speciality group physician practice in West Tennessee, has joined with the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network.
By participating with VHAN, the 140-physician Jackson Clinic joins Vanderbilt's clinically integrated network, an ongoing effort to control costs. The system reports 2,900 physicians currently participate in VHAN.
"We welcome the physicians of The Jackson Clinic to the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network," C. Wright Pinson, CEO of Vanderbilt Health System and deputy vice chancellor for health affairs, said in a release. "Their practice has a long history of excellence in patient care and strong community relationships. The collaborative methods of their clinical practice combine naturally with VHAN's mission.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center was named the best hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the state of Tennessee by U.S. News and World Report.
"This acknowledgement from U.S. News and World Report, along with other designations we receive, serves to remind us of the impact we are having on the lives of the patients and families we serve," C. Wright Pinson, CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System and deputy vice chancellor for health affairs, said in a release. "Every day, I am proud of the outstanding accomplishments of our faculty and staff and want to thank you for keeping VUMC No. 1 in Tennessee."
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