Emergent Medical Associates Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States for Fourth Year Despite Challenging Industry Conditions, EMA Continues to Grow and Outperform its Peer Group

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergent Medical Associates (EMA) earned a coveted spot on the Inc. 5000 list for its fourth year as one of the fastest growing private companies. This year's ranking of #4518 demonstrates its commitment to growth through uncertain healthcare and economic times. In 2009, EMA made its debut on the Inc. 5000 list ranked at #2178.

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This year's list measures revenue growth from 2009 through 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. Revenue figures given in the company profiles are for calendar year 2012.

Emergent Medical Associates (EMA) delivers health care management to 22 healthcare facilities in Southern California, caring for 650,000 patients annually. The company's mission is to be the provider of choice for patients, the group of choice for providers and the partner of choice for hospitals. EMA's value proposition integrates a set of management techniques combining clinical excellence, objective performance measurement, senior on-site leadership and a true partnership approach targeted towards creating "Emergency Departments of Excellence." 

"We've built our company on providing excellent patient care, enhancing patient access and building value for our Hospital partners," stated James B. Edwards, CEO of EMA. "We are pleased to be recognized by Inc. Magazine again and attribute our success to the continued support from our dedicated staff and the amazing work performed on the front lines by our clinical teams each and every day."

About Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA") is the leading provider of emergency care and episodic care management services to patients, communities, physician groups and hospitals throughout California. Our hospital clients include 22 sites caring for more than 650,000 patients annually.  EMA has a proven track record of success for partnering with hospitals to enhance operations, financial performance and efficiency while improving access to and the quality of care in its communities.

Media Contact:
Alecia Waisanen
Brand Manager, Emergent Medical Associates

James B. Edwards
CEO, Emergent Medical Associates

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