St. Vincent's Offering Online Scheduling
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Posted by: DCMS
For Immediate Release:
Contact: Kyle Sieg
Jacksonville, FL (May 15, 2018) – St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, is now offering online scheduling for both new and existing patients across all of its primary care and pediatrics providers in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. St. Vincent’s is also the first and only health system in the area to offer online scheduling for urgent care, emergency care, and mammography.
Patients can now view available appointments for their preferred location or provider and select a time that fits their busy schedules. Appointments can be scheduled for services that individuals and families need most frequently and most urgently, including regular check-ups, physicals, or sick visits.
“We currently have the largest local primary care network that offers online scheduling, which exemplifies our commitment to provide more convenient access to the best possible healthcare at the greatest value for those we’re so privileged to serve,” said Tom VanOsdol, president and CEO of Ascension Florida. “To further improve the healthcare experience in our community, we must work in both traditional and innovative ways to increase access to our world-class care and mission-centered, compassionate caring.”
The addition of online scheduling is part of a nationwide effort by Ascension to provide easy access to compassionate, personalized care for all close to home. Plans to expand online scheduling capabilities at St. Vincent’s to include specialty care and diagnostic/imaging services beyond mammography are under way.
"Patients want their healthcare providers to listen to them and to offer personalized, comprehensive treatment solutions that fit into their busy lifestyles,” said Dr. Estrellita Redmon, president of the St. Vincent’s Medical Group. “Making it easier to access healthcare services and creating a seamless experience through online scheduling and other improvements at our sites of care will help save our patients time while making it even more convenient for them to access the care they need, when and where they need it."
To schedule an appointment, visit www.getjaxhealthcare.com.
About St. Vincent’s HealthCare
In Jacksonville, Florida, Ascension’s St. Vincent’s HealthCare operates three hospitals in addition to dozens of healthcare facilities and employs more than 5,000 associates. Across the region, St. Vincent’s provided more than $73 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2017. Serving Jacksonville for more than 145 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.jaxhealth.com.