Emergent Medical Associates Named to Elite List of Hottest Companies in Healthcare Industry for Second Consecutive Year by Modern Healthcare Magazine EMA Continues to Thrive and Outperform its Peers in Challenging Market Conditions

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA") has been named for the second consecutive year as one of Modern Healthcare's Hottest Companies. Modern Healthcare's second annual Healthcare's Hottest recognition program honors the fastest growing companies and organizations in the industry as measured by revenue growth. Emergent Medical Associates was one of only three Physician group practices to make this elite national list.

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Nominations for the 2013 award were from March 4, 2013 through June 21, 2013. To be eligible, companies must have generated a minimum of $20 million in annual revenue in most recent fiscal year and operate in one of the following four sectors: Hospitals/hospital systems, Physician group practices, payers/insurers or vendors/suppliers. 

Emergent Medical Associates (EMA) is Southern California's leading emergency room physician group. The company provides expert care management to 22 healthcare facilities in Southern California, and cares for over 650,000 patients annually. 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." 

"Being recognized as one of the top physician groups by Modern Healthcare is testament to over 20 years of hard work and leadership by the EMA team in the communities of Southern California," stated James B. Edwards, CEO of EMA. "We look forward to continuing to deliver superior care to each patient, superior value to our hospital partners and superior career opportunities and practice environments to our providers."

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. 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.

Media Contact:

Alecia Waisanen 
Brand Manager, Emergent Medical Associates 

James B. Edwards 
CEO, Emergent Medical Associates

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