American Physician Partners Expands Presence in New Mexico and Kentucky

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American Physician Partners is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as the emergency department and hospital medicine management partner for new hospital clients starting August 1.

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., August 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Officials with American Physician Partners (APP) are pleased

to announce that the company has been selected as the emergency department and hospital medicine management partner for several new hospital clients starting in August.

APP will begin providing emergency department management services to MountainView Regional Medical Center and its affiliated free-standing emergency department, MountainView Emergency Center at North Main, effective August 1, 2019. Located in Las Cruces, N.M., both facilities combined care for more than 50,300 patients annually throughout Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, and Southern N.M. MountainView Regional is an accredited Chest Pain Center and Stroke Center.

Under its ONE-APP Integrated Care Model, APP will begin providing both emergency medicine and hospital medicine services to Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. This integrated program will see approximately 35,000 emergency department patients and 35,000 inpatient encounters annually throughout Paducah and McCracken County.

"We are honored that MoutainView Regional and Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital have selected American Physician Partners as their partner of choice for exceptional emergency medicine and hospital medicine care for their patients," said John Rutledge, president and CEO of APP. "We are excited to help these facilities build upon their already strong programs to meet the unique healthcare needs of their communities."

"We are eager to partner with American Physician Partners to enhance our emergency services and move us even further down the road in providing compassionate emergency care in a timely manner," said Derrick Cuenca, CEO, MountainView.

"We were seeking a partner who could truly deliver on an integrated emergency medicine and hospital medicine program," said Michael Yungmann, market president, Mercy Health – Paducah and Irvine, KY. "We selected American Physician Partners because of their demonstrated success in improving throughput times and patient experience metrics and were impressed by their track record for delivering on their promises."

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 110 care sites in 15 states 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


SOURCE American Physician Partners

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