American Physician Partners featured in The Tennessean

“In an attempt to offer more consistent, high-quality care in hospital emergency departments, a newly formed Brentwood-based company is consolidating two local ER staffing companies in a $24 million deal.

American Physician Partners, founded by John Rutledge, closed the separate acquisitions of Align MD and Elite Management Services last week. The deal unites two ER staffing companies — many hospitals contract with companies to bring in ER doctors — as a way to provide quality, consistent care in ERs, which, according to Rutledge, “is not easy,”

“If you visited with a lot of the health care executives here in town and you asked them who was the best ER group, I don’t think there would be a consensus on that,” Rutledge said.”

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