Amy D. Hampton

Division Counsel, Healthcare Operations
Office of Legal Affairs

3322 West End Ave., Suite 1100
(615) 875-2724

Assistant: Tara Lee Oliver

Practice Areas: Accreditation/On-Site Government Investigations and Surveys · Adoption/Assisted Reproductive Issues · Business Associate and Data Use Agreements · Child and Adult Abuse/Mandatory Reporting Requirements · Conservatorships/ELHF (Expedited Limited Healthcare Fiduciary)/Subpoenas · Custody/Parental Rights · Data Privacy and Security (including HIPAA) · Disposition of Bodies and Anatomical Remains · Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs · House Staff Governance · EMTALA/Patient Access and Transfer Issues · End of Life Issues/Withdrawal of Care · Health Records Management/Release of Information · Healthcare Decision-Making/Consent/Refusal of Care · Healthcare Operations and Policies · Law Enforcement Relationships and Issues · Medical Staff Bylaws · Medicare Conditions of Participation · Organ Donor and Transplant issues · OSHA/Medical/Hazardous Waste · Scope of Clinical Practice/Licensure · Physician Governance · Subpoenas - General  


As Division Counsel for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Amy D. Hampton focuses her practice on healthcare operations, risk management, and regulatory compliance.  She regularly provides counsel on a number of matters including complex patient issues, fiduciary relationships arising in the healthcare environment, EMTALA, accreditation matters, privacy, and policies and procedures.  Amy also provides guidance on credentialing, medical staff management, and medical staff governance documents.

Amy earned her Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2000.  Prior to joining VUMC, Amy was a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, where she routinely represented regional and national hospitals and hospital systems and other healthcare providers.