GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed" or "the Company") (OTC: AMEH), an integrated population health management company, today announced that one of its affiliated medical groups, ApolloMed Hospitalists, has entered into an agreement to provide comprehensive hospitalist services for Lompoc Valley Medical Center.
Under the terms of the agreement, ApolloMed will provide 24/7 hospitalist services for the hospital, including a nocturnist who will be present in the hospital from 7pm-7am. ApolloMed will partner with the hospital administration, medical staff, nurses and case managers to enhance clinical core measures scores, improve clinical documentation, optimize lengths of stay, reduce hospital readmissions and to enhance patient satisfaction scores.
Located in Lompoc, California and founded in 1946, Lompoc Valley Medical Center is an acute care facility that provides the full range of inpatient and outpatient care, including emergency room services, critical care services, cardiology, orthopedic surgery and general surgery. The hospital also has a Birthing Center and full diagnostic imaging services, including CT, MRI, PET scan and nuclear medicine.
"We are excited about our relationship with ApolloMed to provide 24-hour coverage for our hospital medicine program," stated Jim Raggio, Chief Executive Officer of Lompoc Valley Medical Center. "They have been extremely supportive and responsive to our needs and are fully aligned with our goal to provide superb care to all patients admitted to LVMC."
"We are delighted to have been selected as the new hospitalist group at Lompoc Valley Medical Center," stated Warren Hosseinion, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings. "We look forward to collaborating with the hospital staff to optimize medical outcomes and improve patient satisfaction."
About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Glendale, California, ApolloMed is an integrated population health management company committed to providing exceptional multi-disciplinary care in the communities it serves. ApolloMed is addressing the healthcare needs of its patients by leveraging its integrated healthcare delivery platform comprised of: ApolloMed Hospitalists, ApolloMed ACO (Accountable Care Organization), Maverick Medical Group (Independent Physician Association), Apollo Care Connect, Apollo Medical Management and Apollo Palliative Services. ApolloMed strives to improve medical outcomes with high-quality, cost-efficient care. For more information, please visit www.apollomed.net
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