New LAMC Emergency Room Physician Group Accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Los Alamos Medical Center. Courtesy/LAMC

LAMC News:

Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC) at 3917 West Road has partnered with Emergent Medical Associates (EMA) to provide physician management services for the Emergency Department.

Emergent Medical Associates is a leading comprehensive episodic care management firm providing a broad array of services to patients and clients through the management of emergency rooms, urgent care and wound care centers. EMA is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield health coverage. 

“EMA’s arrival in the community is a great step forward for our patients we serve. By having EMA as a Blue Cross/Blue Shield provider we are working at building back the support of the community with this very positive change,” LAMC CEO Feliciano Jiron said.

About Los Alamos Medical Center

Los Alamos Medical Center- committed to patient communication, patient safety, patient care, and a quality experience for every patient. Our commitment as a healthcare provider of choice is to provide an experience that is coordinated, comprehensive, and compassionate. Los Alamos Medical Center, providing compassionate care, close to home, for more than 60 years.

About LifePoint Hospitals®

LifePoint Hospitals® is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates more than 60 hospital campuses in 21 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier®,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. More information about the company, which is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, can be found on its Web site, www.LifePointHospitals.com. All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Hospitals,” or the “Company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.

About Emergent Medical Associates

Emergent Medical Associates (“EMA”) is a leading provider of emergency care and episodic care management services to patients, communities, physician groups and hospitals throughout California. Our hospital clients include 20 sites caring for over 600,000 patients annually. Our proven physicians, proprietary methods and management techniques as well as uncompromising standards allow us to create “Departments of Excellence” for our clients based on the provision of superior patient care to the communities we serve. Our highly analytical approach, objective performance measurement and team-orientation create an environment where our physicians thrive, hospitals prosper and patients leave our facilities knowing they were treated in a timely, compassionate and respectful manner.

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