LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Providence Tarzana Foundation, associated with Providence Health and Services, recognized G. Scott Brewster, MD, FACEP and the Emergency Department team of Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA") at a gala fundraising event this evening at University City Walk in Los Angeles. The Emergency Department team was honored with the 2015 Humanitarian Award for its tireless dedication to serving the entire surrounding community and for its leadership in being a center of excellence and innovation in the San Fernando Valley.
"I have had the pleasure to work with Emergent Medical Associates for over 21 years," said Dale Surowitz, the Chief Executive for Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He continued, "Dr. Brewster and EMA truly understand the needs of our patients and physicians, our mission at Providence and have been truly wonderful partners in providing outstanding care and service to our community."
"I can't help but be extremely proud of our group," stated G. Scott Brewster, Chief Medical Officer of EMA and the Director of the Providence Tarzana Emergency Department. "Our goal is to continue to bring the best in evidence based and compassionate care to this very deserving San Fernando community and continue to be a leader within Providence."
The Emergency Department at Providence Tarzana Medical Center cares for over 40,000 patients per year and is a STEMI Center, Stroke Center and Pediatric Critical Care Center.
About Emergent Medical Associates
Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA") is the leading provider of emergency care and episodic care management services to patients, communities, physician groups and hospitals throughout the Southwest. Our hospital clients include 20+ sites caring for over 725,000 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.
For more information on EMA, visit: http://www.ema.us
About Providence Health & Services
Providence Health & Services, Southern California, is a Catholic not-for-profit, mission-driven healthcare system. Providence Southern California operates five award-winning hospitals and a comprehensive, fully-integrated network of primary care clinics, urgent care centers, home care, TrinityCare and TrinityKids Care hospice as well as Providence High School. Providence is anchored locally by Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers in Torrance and San Pedro. With more than 3,400 physicians, Providence provides coordinated primary and specialty care through an array of physician groups and individual providers including Providence Medical Institute and physician groups in the South Bay, the West Valley and Santa Clarita. Providence affiliate, Facey Medical Group, provides primary and specialized care in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys.
For more information, visit: www.california.providence.org
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SOURCE Emergent Medical Associates