(Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011
Emergency Consultants Inc. (ECI) and the affiliated physician partnership Mountain States Emergency Physicians, LLP (MSEP) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Mountain States Health Alliance and Appalachian Emergency Physicians.
Johnson City Medical Center is the flagship facility of Mountain States Health Alliance. This Johnson City, Tennessee, facility is a 488-bed regional tertiary referral center and east Tennessee’s leading heart hospital, named a Top 100 Heart Hospital by Solucient©. It is one of only six Level I Trauma Centers in Tennessee. The hospital features a fully-equipped emergency department with access to the region’s largest fleet of emergency medical air ambulances. The Johnson City Medical Center Emergency Department treats more than 50,300 patients each year.
Located on Johnson City Medical Center’s campus, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is the only designated children’s emergency facility in southern Appalachia. Pediatric specialists treat patients in eight treatment bays as well as two overflow rooms. Plus, every child has access to the resources of Johnson City Medical Center’s Level I Trauma Center.
MSEP now also partners with Johnson County Community Hospital located in Mountain City, Tennessee. This critical access hospital is a hometown establishment that serves nearby local communities in North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee. The emergency department has 4 beds and provides 24-hour patient care to 9,780 patients each year.
Franklin Woods Community Hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee, hosts another emergency department with which Mountain States Emergency Physicians, LLP, is proud to partner. This brand new, eco-friendly facility encompasses 80 patient beds and is certified as a Leader in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a national benchmark for design.
Franklin Woods Community Hospital opened this new facility in the summer of 2010 and projects an annual patient volume of approximately 33,000.
Emergency physicians at each of these Mountain States Health Alliance facilities will use MSEP as a practice management resource in order to promote the emergency departments’ continued growth and development.