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Emergency Medicine Physicians Announces 2 New Hospital Contracts in Long Island, NY and Cincinnati, OH

Friday, July 9, 2010 General News J E 4
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Expansion brings number of patients treated by EMP to over 1.6 million per year

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Medicine Physicians announces new contracts with two hospitals: Mercy Hospital Anderson located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center located in East Patchogue, New York on Long Island. Together, the addition of the two hospitals will add over 120,000 emergency medicine patients per year, bringing the total number of patients served by EMP to over 1.6 million annually. The new additions expand EMP's reach to include 38 locations in eight states.

Established in 1992, EMP is a leading provider of emergency medical services in the United States. "EMP is quickly becoming a provider of choice. Partnering with EMP provides hospitals with a team of dedicated emergency medicine experts who, working with hospital leaders and emergency department staff, provide exceptional, quality emergency care in order to meet patient and community expectations," said Dr. Dominic Bagnoli, Chief Executive Officer of EMP.

"It is this collaborative approach and a strong focus on patient care and customer service that makes our partnership with Emergency Medicine Physicians ideal," said Patricia A. Schroer, President/CEO, Mercy Hospital Anderson.

Mercy Hospital Anderson is a member of Mercy Health Partners-Southwest Ohio. The 200-bed hospital located on Cincinnati's east side has been serving eastern suburbs and surrounding counties since 1984. Mercy Hospital Anderson has been named a 100 Top Hospital seven times, the number one hospital for orthopedic care in Ohio, and repeatedly awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for cancer care by the American College of Surgeons. The full service, acute hospital includes 24-hour emergency/critical care, ambulatory surgery, cancer care/oncology, cardiovascular/open heart care, orthopedics and rehab, women's health/obstetrics, comprehensive imaging including digital mammography, DEXA and PET scan; palliative and hospice care, and a sleep center. Mercy Hospital Anderson is one of only 68 hospitals nationwide selected to participate in Transforming Care At The Bedside (TCAB), a successful quality improvement program initially developed and led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and now being implemented by The American Organization of Nurse Executives.

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center is a community hospital serving the needs of twenty-eight towns and villages throughout Suffolk County, New York. Opening its doors in 1956, Brookhaven is now a 306-bed acute-care, not-for-profit hospital which offers leading edge healthcare solutions in technologically advanced facilities. The medical center specialties include a certified Level II Trauma Center, an expanded Hemodialysis Program, Home Health and Hospice/Bereavement Services, and an off-site ambulatory Women's Imaging Center. Brookhaven has also become a major force in neuroscience and neurosurgery bringing enhanced surgical options to the community through its acquisition of The StealthStation® Treatment Guidance System.

SOURCE Emergency Medicine Physicians

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