Our local presence allows us to be actively engaged in providing solutions, which reflect the very best ideas from hospital leadership, medical staff and Hospital Physician Partners
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (Vocus) June 24, 2010
Hospital Physician Partners, one of the nation’s fastest growing Medical Management companies specializing in emergency department (ED) and Hospitalist in-patient program management, announced today new partnerships with Lower Keys Medical Center, Physicians Regional Medical Center – Collier, Physicians Regional Medical Center – Pine Ridge and Santa Rosa Medical Center.
Hospital Physician Partners has already started management of the ED for Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, Florida and Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton, Florida, as well as management of the Hospitalist program at Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West, Florida. With the addition of the new partnerships, Hospital Physician Partners and its affiliate, PhyAmerica Governmental Services, Inc., now manage ED and Hospitalist contracts with 13 Florida hospitals:
- Bethesda Memorial Hospital -- Boynton Beach
- Lower Keys Medical Center -- Key West
- Memorial Hospital of Tampa -- Tampa
- Mount Sinai Medical Center -- Miami Beach
- Mount Sinai (Aventura) -- Miami Beach
- Mount Sinai -- Miami Heart
- Naval Hospital Pensacola -- Pensacola
- Palms of Pasadena -- St. Petersburg
- Physicians Regional Medical Center –Collier -- Naples
- Physicians Regional Medical Center –Pine Ridge -- Naples
- Santa Rosa Medical Center -- Milton
- Town & Country Hospital -- Tampa
- Westchester General Hospital -- Miami
“Our growth is a direct result of our ability to understand the local issues each hospital faces,” says Hospital Physician Partners President and Chief Medical Officer David Schillinger, M.D., FACEP. “We believe it is our responsibility as a management partner to communicate pro-actively so when challenges arise, we can be responsive and address issues quickly.”
Last year, the Hospital Physician Partners’ Clinical Operations Leadership team worked over 1,000 shifts representing over 11,000 clinical hours in client hospitals. “Our local presence allows us to be actively engaged in providing solutions, which reflect the very best ideas from hospital leadership, medical staff and Hospital Physician Partners,” says Dr. Schillinger. Last year, Hospital Physician Partners added 26 new contracts and has already expanded its national base with over 11 new contracts in 2010.
About Hospital Physician Partners
Hospital Physician Partners and its family of affiliates are among the nation’s largest privately-held Medical Management companies specializing in Emergency & Hospitalist Medicine and government healthcare staffing. Along with PhyAmerica Government Services, Inc., Hospital Physician Partners maintains hospital and provider partnerships in more than 130 hospitals in over 20 states treating more than two million patients annually and working with over 1800 providers. Hospital Physician Partners is based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and maintains offices in Durham, North Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida and Plantation, Florida. For more information, visit http://www.hppartners.com .
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