American Physician Partners Adds Eight New Contracts in Mississippi and Kansas

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APP expands presence with new emergency contracts

American Physician Partners, LLC, (APP) a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services, is pleased to announce the addition of eight new contracts to its portfolio. Expanding its presence in the state of Mississippi, APP assumed the emergency department management contracts for the following facilities:

  •     Merit Health Central, Jackson
  •     Merit Health Biloxi, Biloxi
  •     Merit Health Natchez, Natchez
  •     Merit Health Rankin, Brandon
  •     Merit Health River Region, Vicksburg
  •     Merit Health Wesley, Hattiesburg

On May 1, APP also took over the emergency department management contracts for Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth and Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, the company’s first entrée into the state of Kansas.

These new contracts combined represent approximately 250,000 annual emergency department patient visits and more than 125 new physicians and advanced practice providers.

“We are honored that these hospitals have chosen to contract with American Physician Partners, and we consider it a privilege to serve their patients,” said John Rutledge, president and CEO of American Physician Partners. “We are excited about our continued growth and the opportunity to bring our commitment to exceptional patient care to these communities.”

About American Physician Partners

Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, American Physician Partners (“APP”) was founded in 2015 to provide a better alternative to hospitals for their clinical outsourcing needs. Since its inception, the company has grown to approximately 80 hospital contracts and has become a recognized leader in the provision of exceptional emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services to hospitals and healthcare systems nationwide. APP has earned a 98 percent provider retention rate and 100 percent client retention rate by remaining true to its purpose of exceeding the expectations of its patients, providers and hospital partners.

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