Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Benchmark Hospitalists to Provide Hospitalist Services at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:AMEH), a leading provider of hospitalist services to the healthcare community, today announced that ApolloMed Hospitalists, one of its affiliated medical groups, has entered into a strategic partnership with Benchmark Hospitalists, a division of Emergent Medical Associates, to provide hospitalist services at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, a 434-bed acute care hospital.
"We are excited about the opportunity to work with Benchmark to expand our service offering to Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. We look forward to working with Benchmark on this and future collaborative projects," stated Warren Hosseinion, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
"Our partnership with Apollo allowed us to put in place a comprehensive hospitalist solution for Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center," stated Mark Bell, M.D., President of Benchmark Hospitalists. "Benchmark is known for its superior quality, efficiently run programs and we are pleased to be partnering with ApolloMed who shares our tradition of excellence."
ApolloMed named Kevin Berger, M.D. as the Hospitalist Medical Director for Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.
About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Apollo is a leading provider of hospitalist services to the healthcare community in the Greater Los Angeles area. The company intends to capitalize on the growing market for hospital-based physicians, such as hospitalists, or physicians with expertise in hospital medicine. There are 4900 acute care hospitals in the U.S., with over 35 million annual admissions. Total U.S. spending on hospital care is over $650 billion, and is expected to increase to $1.3 trillion by 2016. There are tremendous inefficiencies in the delivery of inpatient care and a high rate of hospital errors. Both of these are drivers for the growth of hospital-based medicine. Apollo and its affiliated medical groups have proven expertise in providing excellent and efficient care to hospitalized patients.
To learn more about ApolloMed, please visit our website: www.apollomed.net
About Benchmark Hospitalists
Headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA, Benchmark is a premier provider of hospitalist services in Southern California. Benchmark's proprietary approach, focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction, as well as its deep experience in all aspects of hospital management, combine to allow the creation of unique hospitalist solutions for each client and achieve superior results. Benchmark has a proven track record of improving key performance and satisfaction indicators and demonstrating a significant ROI on its hospitalist programs.
To learn more about Benchmark, please visit our website: www.benchmark.md
Source: Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Released April 2, 2010