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The Vanderbilt University Medical Center ( VUMC) is a medical provider with multiple hospitals in Nashville, Tennessee, as well as clinics and facilities throughout Middle Tennessee. VUMC is an independent non-profit organization, but maintains academic affiliations with Vanderbilt University . Contents 1 Overview 1.1 Rankings and awards
The freestanding Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt opened on February 8, 2004. Receiving over 375,000 pediatric cases per year, with 15,000 inpatients and 357,000+ treated in the emergency and outpatient departments, the not-for-profit hospital provides pediatric health care regardless of ability to pay.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center negotiated a settlement with Murphey's family, and according to an investigation lead by “The Tennessean” newspaper, the hospital failed to report the...
A part of Vanderbilt Health, VUMC has 834 licensed beds between Vanderbilt University Hospital, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. According to U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 rankings, VUMC is the No. 1 hospital in the Nashville metro area and in Tennessee overall.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, formerly part of the university, became a separate institution in 2016. With the exception of the off-campus observatory, all of the university's facilities are situated on its 330-acre (1.3 km 2) campus in the heart of Nashville, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from downtown.
The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Nashville, TN. It is part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center . The Vanderbilt Cancer Center was established in 1993 and received its initial NCI designation in 1995.