American Physician Partners, a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services, assumes management of the emergency department contracts for Banner Desert Medical Center and Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona, via the acquisition of Progressive Medical Associates.
BRENTWOOD, TENN. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 13, 2018—American Physician Partners, LLC (“American Physician Partners” or “APP”), a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Progressive Medical Associates, PLLC (“PMA”) based in Mesa, Ariz.
PMA’s team of 37 physicians and 21 advanced practice clinicians care for approximately 150,000 emergency department patients annually at Banner Desert Medical Center and Cardon Children’s Medical Center, Mesa, Ariz. Banner Desert Medical Center and Cardon Children’s Medical Center are part of Banner Health, a nonprofit healthcare system with 28 hospitals in six states. A Level I Trauma Center, Banner Desert is ranked as the ninth largest emergency department in the United States based on patient visits, and PMA’s relationship with the facility dates back two decades.
“We invested a significant amount of time searching for a partner who matched our values and culture,” said Brad Harrison, MD, FACEP, president of PMA. “APP’s commitment to excellence in patient care and demonstrated ability to exceed the expectations of their hospital partners appealed to us. We look forward to continuing to support our community with the additional infrastructure gained through this relationship.”
“We are appreciative that PMA and Banner recognize the value American Physician Partners can bring to high-volume trauma centers and pediatric specialty hospitals,” said John Rutledge, president and CEO of American Physician Partners. “We are excited about our expansion into Arizona and look forward to providing excellence in emergency care to the Mesa and surrounding community.”
About American Physician Partners
Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, American Physician Partners was founded in 2015 to provide a better alternative to hospitals for their clinical outsourcing needs. Since its inception, the company has grown to more than 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.