EMA Selected as Provider of Emergency Department Services at Shasta Regional Medical Center
(May 1, 2017) Emergent Medical Associates (EMA) has partnered with Shasta Regional Medical Center (SRMC) and began providing Emergency Department (ED) services May 1, 2017. EMA’s integrated platform based approach will be customized to SRMC’s needs and will provide quality care and collaborative patient treatment, resulting in superior patient satisfaction and patient throughput.
“We are very pleased and extremely excited to be partnering with Shasta Regional Medical Center,” stated Dr. Irv Edwards, founder of EMA. “The combination of our highly skilled physicians with Shasta’s superior hospital management team will prove to be an outstanding mix. We are thrilled that Dr. James Taggart will continue on as ED Director and we look forward to our future partnership with him, SRMC and the surrounding community.”
“I am excited to be working with EMA and their clinical team to bring a best-in-breed ED to SRMC,” stated Dr. James Taggart. “They are an outstanding organization and I look forward to implementing their scalable platform in the upcoming months.”
“EMA was our clear choice to provide ED services at our hospital,” said Cyndy Gordon, CEO of SRMC. “We believe their approach is collaborative and flexible and they were the best partner to bring the highest quality of care and service to the Redding community.”
About Shasta Regional Medical Center
Shasta Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is a 226-bed acute care, medical and surgical facility with a full range of ancillary services. SRMC has been serving far Northern California since 1945. The hospital has a highly efficient and expanded Emergency Department with minimal patient wait times, a technologically advanced cardiac cath lab available 24/7, an accredited Stroke Team and digital (filmless) radiology services. There are more than 900 registered nurses, technicians, and support personnel working alongside more than 300 physicians on staff.
For more information on Shasta Regional Medical Center, visit: www.shastaregional.com
About Emergent Medical Associates
EMA, headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA, is a premier provider of physician staffing and practice management services for 18 Emergency Departments and 2 Urgent Care Centers that treat over 700,000 patients annually throughout California. EMA‘s comprehensive system of ED and UCC management is based on over 100 combined years of healthcare experience. Through its management company, Pacific HealthWorks, EMA exports best practices and innovative management techniques to Hospitals, Urgent Care Centers and other Emergency Department groups, helping improve patient care and ensure contract security. EMA's proprietary techniques are patient-focused and targeted on improving the daily operations of ED’s and UCC’s.