BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 29, 2020 – Officials with American Physician Partners (“APP”), a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services, are pleased to announce the company is continuing its expansion in Indiana with nine new emergency medicine management contracts. To ensure continuity of service, the transition will occur over a period of several months starting May 1.
American Physician Partners will assume responsibility for the emergency department staffing and management for the following nine Franciscan Health facilities in Indiana:
- Franciscan Health Crown Point (Crown Point)
- Franciscan Health Michigan City (Michigan City)
- Franciscan Emergency Center Chesterton (Chesterton)
- Franciscan Health Munster (Munster)
- Franciscan Health Dyer (Dyer)
- Franciscan Health Hammond (Hammond)
- Franciscan Health Lafayette East (Lafayette)
- Franciscan Health Crawfordsville (Crawfordsville)
- Franciscan Health Rensselaer (Rensselaer)
Franciscan Health is a faith-based health system that operates 12 hospitals and more than 250 medical practices throughout Indiana and Illinois. Its emergency network includes Level III Trauma Centers, Chest Pain Center accreditation, and Stroke Center accreditation.
“American Physician Partners stood out among all those considered because of APP’s focus on patient experience in the emergency department,” said Franciscan Health Crown Point president and CEO Daniel McCormick, M.D. “Their proven expertise with trauma, chest pain, and stroke center accreditation are well aligned with our priorities and delivery of care within our community.”
“We were looking for a partner that valued the same things we did: relationships, the patient experience, and quality of care,” said Dean Mazzoni, president and CEO of Franciscan Health Michigan City. “APP has worked hard to keep our existing team of high-caliber physicians and advanced practice professionals in place, and that was important to us.”
“American Physician Partners is excited to partner with Franciscan Health to expand our footprint in Indiana,” said John Rutledge, president & CEO, American Physician Partners. “We are excited that more hospitals are recognizing the value we bring to systems in terms of standardization of care across multiple facilities, improved metrics, and an unwavering focus on delivering exceptional patient care to every patient, every time.”
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 approximately 160 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 https://www.appartners.com.