American Physician Partners’ Growth Trend Continues with the Addition of Seven Emergency Medicine Management Contracts in Indiana

Officials with American Physician Partners (“APP”), a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services, are pleased to announce the company’s expansion into Indiana with the start of seven newly awarded emergency department management contracts.

Through a relationship with Lutheran Health Network (LHN), APP assumed the emergency department staffing and management services for the following Indiana facilities effective March 1, 2020:

  • Bluffton Regional Medical Center (Bluffton)
  • Dukes Memorial Hospital (Peru)
  • Dupont Hospital (Fort Wayne)
  • Kosciusko Community Hospital (Warsaw)
  • Lutheran Hospital & Lutheran Children’s Hospital (Fort Wayne)
  • Lutheran ER Statewood (Fort Wayne)
  • St. Joseph Hospital (Fort Wayne)

LHN’s emergency network includes Level II adult and pediatric trauma centers, a separate pediatric emergency department staffed with pediatric emergency specialists, Level I Chest Pain Center accreditation, Cardiac Cath Lab accreditation, Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center accreditation, and a Regional Burn Center. In its promotion of excellence in emergency medicine, LHN is committed to providing an exceptional patient experience, a higher level of care, and the shortest wait times throughout Northeast Indiana.

“American Physician Partners is excited to partner with Lutheran Health Network to launch our footprint in Indiana,” said John Rutledge, president & CEO, American Physician Partners. “We look forward to working collaboratively with Lutheran Health Network to provide excellence in patient care to the greater Fort Wayne 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 150 care sites 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 its 100 percent client retention rate by remaining true to its purpose of exceeding the expectations of its patients, providers and hospital partners. Learn more at