Adult Ambulatory Clinics

Self check-in, centralized welcome desks prove beneficial to both staff and patients

Vanderbilt Health adult ambulatory clinics began providing self check-in for appointments in late summer 2023, and the process has proven beneficial to both patients and staff.  

Suicide ideation response plan implemented to assist at-risk adults

Vanderbilt Health’s Adult Ambulatory clinics have a new Suicide Ideation Response Plan that will provide clinicians and staff with additional resources to provide appropriate care for patients who are identified as thinking about or planning suicide.

Ebony Thomas, Jessica Benshoff receive Medical Assistant of the Year awards

Ebony Thomas received and Jessica Benshoff received Medical Assistant of the Year awards for demonstrating outstanding Credo behaviors, willingness to consistently exceed role expectations, and dedication to patients, colleagues and the VUMC community.

Vanderbilt well represented at National Magnet Conference

Tiffany Mays, a senior patient services representative, and Chetan Aher, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Adult Ambulatory Clinics, take a first look at the new centralized welcome desk at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Vanderbilt Health expands self check-in, centralized welcome desks at adult ambulatory clinics

Beginning Aug. 30, patients can check in for appointments at adult ambulatory clinics at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks using the My Health at Vanderbilt secure patient portal app on their phone or tablet.

Creators of the diabetes toolkit included, from left, Charis Health Center’s Carolyn Moore and Lauren Smith and VUMC’s Lindsay Miller, Lucy Leon, Bianca Sarr, Hannah Beddoe, Autumn Montgomery and Kimberly Burkeen.

Nurses collaborate to create Diabetes Education Toolkit

Vanderbilt recently collaborated with Charis Health Center in Wilson County to create a Diabetes Education Toolkit to better serve Charis’ patient population.