VUMC ranked best hospital in Nashville, state

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named the number one hospital in Nashville and Tennessee, according to U.S. News and World Report.

VUMC was also nationally ranked in 18 specialties and considered high performing in three procedures, including heart bypass surgery, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. For more on VUMC's rankings, click here.

Saint Thomas Hospital was also ranked fifth in the state and second in Nashville.

Jul 21, 2015 11:22 AM

Saint Thomas Health cuts 150 positions

Saint Thomas Health Services execs have eliminated about 100 positions at their flagship facility and another 50 at Baptist Hospital. The cuts amount to about 2 percent of the regional hospital system's staff. Getahn Ward has the details.

All support areas of the two hospitals were affected, with most departments seeing two or three jobs cut, Climer said, adding that no cuts were made in clinical areas or at the system’s hospital in Murfreesboro. More than half of the affected positions were already vacant or open, she said.

Aug 22, 2012 6:37 AM

On the move: 16 July 2012

Chamber names entrepreneurial growth point woman, Saint Thomas adds cardiac surgery director, a new dean for anesthesia school, and more...
Jul 15, 2012 2:23 PM

Saint Thomas sued for accidentally leaving surgical device in patient's chest cavity

Separate procedure needed to retrieve blood suction instrument from woman
Jun 15, 2012 2:26 PM

Most Powerful Women: Dawn Rudolph

Saint Thomas Hospital CEO career highlighted by steady progress, preparation
May 11, 2012 6:39 AM

Saint Thomas debuts first of two 'hybrid' ORs

Hospital invests 'several million' to create highly advanced facilities
Feb 13, 2012 4:00 PM

Saint Thomas Heart brings three surgeons into the fold

Private-practice cardiothoracic specialists will bolster Ventricular Assist Device focus hospital recently announced
Jan 24, 2012 1:06 PM

Saint Thomas opens heart treatment center

Center one of only 33 dedicated ventricular assist device facilities nationally
Jan 19, 2012 7:15 AM

Saint Thomas Hospital names King COO

Executive who has spent time with HCA Midwest facilities coming to town
Dec 6, 2011 11:30 AM

HealthGrades honors local hospitals

A group of Nashville facilities are among the nation's best
Oct 18, 2011 11:00 AM