Los Alamos Medical Center. Courtesy photo
Following the completion of an extensive RFP process, which vetted five emergency physician group providers, and with input from members of the Los Alamos Medical Center medical staff, LAMC announced today that they will be partnering with the EmCare Emergency Physicians Group to provide emergency medical care for patients beginning Thursday, Aug. 16.
EmCare is a part of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, the leading provider of emergency medical services in the United States.
EmCare will be following the HealthFront Emergency Physician Group.
After having given notice to LAMC in early April that they would not be renewing their contract as of Aug. 15, HealthFront Emergency Physician Group did participate in the RFP process, LAMC said in its news release this morning.
HealthFront Emergency Physician Group expressed displeasure and in response, LAMC extended thanks to HealthFront for its services to the medical center during its tenure and wished the group every success in its future endeavors.
EmCare is a leading provider of physician services for emergency departments, inpatient physician services, inpatient radiology management programs and anesthesiology services, LAMC said.
Photo: Feliciano Jiron
“We’re very excited to work with an organization known for their commitment to providing high-quality, patient-centered care” said LAMC’s Chief Executive Officer Feliciano Jiron. “Their patient focused ‘Care Model’ will complement the already great hands-on and expedited care we strive to provide in our hospitals emergency department.
“Los Alamos Medical Center has been providing quality health care to Los Alamos County and the surrounding Northern New Mexico neighboring communities with a tradition of leadership and innovation for more than 60 years. With the EmCare agreement, LAMC will continue to offer quality health care provided by our Physicians, Medical Professionals and Employees.”
For more information about LAMC, visit http://losalamosmedicalcenter.com.