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Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway

Emergent Medical Associates Selected as Provider of Emergency Department Services at Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway

EMA’s Innovative Care Management Solution Focuses on Care Coordination, Patient Flow, Clinical Quality & Patient Satisfaction

(August 8, 2021 Los Angeles, CA) Emergent Medical Associates has partnered with Palomar Health at their Escondido and Poway campuses to begin providing Emergency Department (ED) services on August 8, 2021. This partnership marks EMA’s expansion to a total of three sites in the San Diego area. In addition to the ED programs, our sister company Benchmark Hospitalists and Intensivists will also begin providing Hospitalist and Intensivist services at these 2 locations.

EMA’s integrated platform-based approach will be customized to meet the needs of the facility and will provide quality care and collaborative patient treatment, resulting in superior patient satisfaction and patient throughput. The partnership with EMA will allow Palomar Health’s team access to EMA’s best-in-class reporting dashboard data to improve metrics in the ED as well as extensive emergency medicine resources and support for their physicians and clinicians.

“It is an honor to be partnering with Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway,” stated Dr. Irv Edwards, founder of Emergent Medical Associates. “We look forward to expanding our emergency medicine presence in the San Diego area and serving the surrounding communities. We are thrilled at the future of our relationship and welcome the physicians and advanced practice clinicians to EMA.“

About Emergent Medical Associates
EMA, headquartered in El Segundo, CA, is a premier provider of physician staffing and practice management services for 25 Emergency Departments. We contract with over 475 providers and treat over 1 million patients annually throughout the Western United States. EMA‘s comprehensive ED management system is based on over 100 combined years healthcare experience. Through its management company, Pacific HealthWorks, EMA exports best practices and innovative management techniques to Hospitals and Emergency Department groups, helping improve patient care, quality outcomes and increased patient satisfaction.

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For more information on PHW, visit www.pacifichealthworks.com

About Palomar Health
Palomar Health provides the most comprehensive health care in North San Diego County through its two medical centers and more than 900 affiliated medical providers serving more than half a million people. Palomar Health is San Diego County’s only member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is nationally recognized as operating one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals; a Best 100 Hospital for joint replacement and orthopedic surgery; a Best Hospital for stroke care, heart care and bariatric surgery; a Diabetes and Stroke Center of Excellence; and a Blue Distinction Center for spine surgery, cardiac care and maternity. Through its network of providers, Palomar Health offers medical services in virtually all fields of medicine including primary care, cardiovascular care, emergency services, trauma, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health, behavioral health, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery at offices strategically located throughout the North San Diego County region.

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