Lane Closures around Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital begin Monday, March 7th, 2011
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital will begin a yearlong construction project to add floors to the current Hospital structure. Lane reduction and placement of barricades on Pierce Avenue will begin on Monday, March 7th. Signage and Police officers will be in place to direct traffic appropriately.
To avoid congestion and delays, the best access for EMS to Children’s Emergency Department will be from 24th Ave onto Pierce Ave. http://goo.gl/maps/bCV5 - Google map
Vanderbilt’s Emergency Department serves as the receiving hub for thousands of patients; many of whom are brought by EMS. Vanderbilt Medical Center operates two Emergency Departments; the Adult Emergency Department at Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) and the Emergency Department of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital; in combination the departments see >103,000 patients per year.
EMS transports patients to many areas of the
Vanderbilt Medical Center campus including:
* Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH)
* Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
* The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)
* Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
* Psychiatric Hospital at Vanderbilt (PHV
* Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
* Nashville Veterans Administration Medical Center (VA)
Each of these institutions can receive patients via ambulance; however the majority come thru the Emergency Department(s). Vanderbilt has 832 licensed beds, has >45,000 admissions per year, 1,000,000 clinic visits per year and an annual budget of >$195,000,000.
What will you find on this site?
This site is designed to give you the latest on what's going on in the EMS world at Vanderbilt. It has been created under the Department of Emergency Medicine which can be contacted by clicking here. Additionally, you'll find useful resources such as EMS guidelines, Patient Destinations, Trauma Info, and much much more. Be sure to check back often for updates on the latest happenings in the exciting world of EMS! Thank you again for viewing this site.