Cogent HMG Launches Hospitalist Program at Atlanta Memorial Hospital

Cogent HMG Launches Hospitalist Program at Atlanta Memorial Hospital

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, a national leader in the field of hospital medicine and critical care medicine, has launched a full-service hospitalist program at , a 65-bed acute care center in Atlanta, Texas, officials announced today.

“We’re committed to continuously increasing the strength of care we provide our patients in the Atlanta area,” said Debbie Robison, Chief Executive Officer for Atlanta Memorial Hospital. “Cogent HMG has a longstanding history of service excellence in the hospital medicine field nationally, as well as within Texarkana and the surrounding communities.”

The partnership is a result of Cogent HMG’s long-time client in Texarkana, , who recently announced a partnership with Atlanta Memorial Hospital to begin providing health services as CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital-Atlanta, beginning January 2013. The hospitalist program will be led by Program Medical Director, Steven Glenn, M.D. and Program Manager, Jerry Chapman from Cogent HMG, and will include two full-time hospitalist physicians.

“Cogent HMG is honored to be selected as the hospital medicine partner for Atlanta Memorial Hospital,” said John Donahue, CEO of Cogent HMG. “We are always delighted when our work with one long-time hospital partner leads to developing a new relationship in the region. We are excited to contribute to the quality medical care this community depends on from Atlanta Memorial Hospital.”

Since 1972, Atlanta Memorial Hospital has served the residents of Atlanta and Cass County, Texas and the surrounding areas.

Cogent HMG has been at the forefront of the hospital medicine industry for more than a decade, offering proven experience in developing a broad array of highly successful hospital medicine programs. Cogent HMG is well-known for providing exceptional patient care as well as a commitment to quality, safety and efficiency.

Cogent HMG is the nation’s largest private hospitalist company, partnering with more than 100 hospitals across the country to build and manage high-performing hospitalist and intensivist programs. Through our management and consulting services, Cogent HMG focuses on relentlessly improving efficiency and quality of inpatient care, by supporting hospitalists and intensivists with technology and operational infrastructure, a coordinated clinical care team, data-driven processes, rigorous ongoing training and experienced leadership. Founded by physicians who were pioneers of the hospital medicine industry, the company is dedicated to the advancement of the field by setting best practices and through its established national mentoring program, Cogent HMG Academy™. For more information, visit .