Adult Ambulatory Operations

Tom Nantais to retire from Adult Ambulatory leadership role

After leading Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Adult Ambulatory Division for five years, Thomas Nantais, MBA, Executive Vice-President for Ambulatory Operations, will retire May 1.

Wilde named Vice President and Divisional Chief Financial Officer

Chris Wilde, MBA, CPA, executive vice president and enterprise chief financial officer for Atrium Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia, has been named to the newly expanded role of Vice President & Divisional Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) for Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) and Adult Ambulatory Operations.

DeBruler named Vice-President of Patient Access Services, Adult Ambulatory Operations

Jennifer DeBruler, MD, has been named Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s new Vice-President, Patient Access Services, Adult Ambulatory Operations.

VUMC rolls out new standard attire program for patient service specialists

Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently launched a new standard attire program for patient service specialists (PSS), the staff who work in outpatient check-in and checkout areas.

Thomas Nantais, MBA, and Lisa Griffin, MBA, CCCM, lead the Patient Access Services team as improvements are made in how both patient and referring provider calls are handled.

Team seeks to reduce access barriers for patients and clinicians

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has stellar health care providers, but if patients can’t get appointments to see those providers in a timely manner, that doesn’t mean much. Fortunately, a Patient Access Services (PAS) team has been working behind the scenes throughout 2018 to knock down barriers to accessing care.

VUMC leaders and clinic representatives cut the ribbon at the new location of the Hillsboro Medical Group. Those participating were, from left, James Powers, MD, Tom Elasy, MD, MPH, Craig Sussman, MD, C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD, Robert Miller, MD, Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, Paul Barnett, MD, clinic founding partner, Irma Kaplan, wife of clinic founding partner Herman Kaplan, MD, Nancy Brown, MD, and Tom Nantais, MBA.

Hillsboro Medical Group opens at Village at Vanderbilt

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house was held last week for the new Hillsboro Medical Group location at the Village at Vanderbilt.