Navigation Links
CEP America Partners With MacNeal Hospital to Provide Emergency Department Management, Staffing
Date:12/8/2008

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CEP America, one of the nation's largest providers of emergency department (ED) management and staffing solutions, has signed an agreement with MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Ill., to run its ED starting Jan. 1, 2009.

Founded in 1975 by ED physicians driven to improve the quality and speed of treatment in the critical care setting, CEP America focuses solely on developing ED solutions for hospitals around the country. Utilizing CEP America's proprietary Rapid Medical Evaluation(R) program, the average time-to-provider wait at partner hospitals is 20 minutes below the national norm.

"No one really likes going to the emergency department, mainly because people believe that they will have to wait hours to be seen," said Dr. Wesley A. Curry, FACEP, chief executive officer of CEP America. "Time and again, we have been able to help hospitals improve efficiencies based on our in-depth knowledge of how emergency departments run. This directly translates to improved patient satisfaction and far fewer people leaving the hospital without being seen, a key indicator of a hospital's emergency department."

All CEP America executives are practicing ED physicians, which gives them an insight into the challenges hospitals face every day. In addition, physicians who work at CEP America hospitals are made partners in the democratic medical group.

"MacNeal Hospital has chosen to partner with CEP America because they are national leaders in providing high quality emergency department services," said Brian Lemon, chief executive officer of MacNeal Hospital. "We are confident that CEP America will partner with our outstanding physicians and ED team to continue delivering exceptional care and enhancing the patient experience."

MacNeal Hospital is a full service acute care community teaching hospital that is owned and operated by Vanguard Health Systems. The ED is designated as a Level II Trauma Center with 19 ED beds, seven fast track beds and three triage holding rooms. On average, 55,000 patients are seen in its ED every year.

About CEP America

Founded in 1975, CEP America is the national partnership practice model of California Emergency Physicians (CEP) Medical Group. They are a premier provider of physician staffing, management, and consulting services for nearly 70 Emergency Department and Ambulatory Care Practices in Arizona, California, Georgia, Texas and Oregon. For more information, visit http://www.cepamerica.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE CEP America
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. R&J Public Relations Selected to Promote MAQUET Inc.s VARIOP Operating Room Suite in North America
2. Late-breaking data to be presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
3. MIB Life Index Reports North American Life Insurance Activity Off 1.9% in November
4. AmeriCares Investing in Disaster Preparedness in India
5. MetLife Mexico Life Insurance Company Partners with Assist America for Global Emergency Medical Assistance Services
6. American College of Surgeons Issues New Health Care Reform Agenda, Emphasizes Need to Address Access, Surgical Workforce Shortage
7. Almost Two-Thirds of Americans Meet Exercise Guidelines
8. American Legion, Department of Indiana Releases Statement Concerning Revelations of Illicit Drug Trafficking at Roudebush VA Medical Center
9. American Academy of Dermatology Issues Position Statement on Vitamin D
10. MaxCyte to Present Targeted Cancer Immunotherapy Product at 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology
11. Universal American Announces New Patient Care Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the ... several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe ... from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine ... his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set of ... or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, Serenity ... event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, guilt, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... now offering micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with ... Damon brackets , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, ... M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. ... the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: ... novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous blood-based ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... public offering price of $18.75 per share. All ... by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... has announced the addition of the " Global ... This report ... provides an updated review, including its applications in various ... total market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy ... that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share ... formulary and coverage decisions, a move that addresses the ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing ... drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision makers from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: