APP expands presence with new emergency contracts
BRENTWOOD, Tenn (May 1, 2018)—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.”