CEP America Announces New Contract with Owensboro Medical Health System in Kentucky

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CEP America, one of the nation’s largest, independent providers of emergency department (ED) management and staffing solutions, began a new partnership with Owensboro Medical Health System (OMHS) in Owensboro, KY on July 1, 2011. OMHS joins nearly eighty hospital emergency departments already working with CEP America, treating 3.5 million patients annually.

“We are excited to begin work with Owensboro Medical Health System,” stated Wesley Curry, MD, FACEP, CEP America’s Chief Executive Officer. “As always, CEP America will bring with it the management support and leadership needed to provide top quality, efficient emergency care.”

CEP America, an independent emergency physician-owned partnership, offers a wide range of clinical, staffing and administrative expertise designed to increase clinical quality and service excellence. Utilizing CEP America’s proprietary Rapid Medical Evaluation® (RME) program, the average time-to-provider wait at partner hospitals is 20 minutes below the national average.

Owensboro Medical Health System (OMHS) serves an 11-county region in western Kentucky and southern Indiana, with an ED volume of nearly 64,000 a year. The hospital has received awards for clinical excellence (2009, 2010, 2011), patient safety (2010) and outstanding patient experience (2010) from HealthGrades, placing it among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for quality (OMHS is one of only 16 hospitals in the nation to receive all the three honors in 2010).

For more information about CEP America, please visit www.cepamerica.com.


For CEP America
Eric Jost, 510-350-2649
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