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Hospital Physician Partners Expanding With New Medical Management Contracts

Posted April 02, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 6, 2009 Hospital Physician Partners, a national Medical Management company specializing in Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine practice management, announced today the addition of eight new hospital partnerships in the first quarter of 2009.

The contracts were awarded to Hospital Physician Partners for management of Emergency Department services which encompass clinical and operational management, physician recruitment, and billing. The new contracted hospitals include:

  • Lakeland Community Hospital, Hayleyville, AL
  • Russellville Hospital, Russellville, AL
  • LV Stabler Memorial Hospital, Greenville, AL
  • Jacksonville Medical, Jacksonville, AL
  • Mary Black Health System, Spartanburg, SC
  • Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Ronceverte, WV
  • Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville, MO

“We are very proud to be partnering with these hospitals and helping deliver quality Emergency Medicine services,” said Bob Bunker, Hospital Physician Partners Chairman and CEO. “The emergency department is the community’s front door to the hospital. It is our mission to be a true partner with our hospital clients by delivering quality patient care, investing our resources through locally active clinical leadership and enhancing overall emergency department service delivery.”

Hospital Physician Partners has assumed management operations for a number of the new contracts and will assume operations for the remainder of the hospitals over the next 60-120 days. After assessing each hospitals needs, Hospital Physician Partners clinical and operational leadership works with hospital leadership and medical staff to develop implementation plans that will provide a smooth transition without interruption of services and care.

About Hospital Physician Partners

Hospital Physician Partners is a privately held, physician-led Medical Management company that partners with hospitals and clinical providers to deliver quality patient care, improve Emergency Medicine and inpatient services and build successful Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist practices. With hospital and physician partnerships in more than 100 hospitals in over 20 states, Hospital Physician Partners is one of the fastest growing Medical Management companies in the United States.

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Media Contact:
Al Emerick, Director of Marketing & Communications
(904) 805-1305 Office
(904) 430-3077 Cellular
aemerick@hppartners.com

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