Around the nation: Vanderbilt Children's Hospital honors Dierks Bentley for fundraising efforts

Bite-sized hospital and health industry news

Country music singer Dierks Bentley visited patients and participated in Vanderbilt Children's Hospital's new Walk of Champions program to honor celebrity fundraisers, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New York, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

  • New York: Mount Sinai Health System has named Joel Dudley EVP for precision health. Dudley is currently the director of the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In his new role, Dudley will work to link the research done at Icahn with implementation strategies created by Mount Sinai administrators and staff (Vaidya, Becker's Hospital Review, 3/15).

  • North Carolina: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has opened a sports medicine clinic in Greensboro. The 2,311-square-foot clinic will provide injury prevention and evaluation, physical therapy, and sports nutrition counseling, among other services (Seaman, Triad Business Journal, 3/16).

  • Tennessee: Country music singer Dierks Bentley on Thursday visited patients at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, as the hospital recognized his fundraising efforts as part of their new Walk of Champions program. Bentley has raised millions for Vanderbilt Children's through his concerts and a yearly motorcycle ride (Carter, WSMV, 3/15).

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