SOURCE: Emergent Medical Associates
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - Benchmark Hospitalists ("Benchmark"), a premier provider of hospitalist services, has contracted with Methodist Hospital of Southern California ("MHSC") to provide hospitalist management, administrative and program implementation services beginning July 15, 2012.
Benchmark provides a comprehensive care management tool kit matched with superior onsite leadership to ensure collaborative, coordinated and seamless treatment of patients.
"We are excited to partner with an organization like Methodist Hospital who has a stellar reputation in the community," stated Dr. Mark Bell, President of Benchmark. "I grew up in Arcadia and am committed to bringing our best in class care solution to our friends, neighbors and community who rely on this hospital."
Founded in 2009, Benchmark has successfully created sustainable improvements in the financial, clinical and operational health at 6 Los Angeles-based hospitals. Benchmark's proprietary staffing models have an immediate impact that drive improved outcomes, enhanced patient flow and boosted financial performance for our clients.
"Benchmark stood out during our RFP process due to the quality of their platform and flexible approach to staffing," said Dan Ausman, CEO of MHSC. "Their approach is unique and we believe they are the best partner to bring the highest quality care, driving positive change and creating a significant return on investment for our community and institution."
About Benchmark Hospitalists
Headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA, Benchmark's proprietary approach, focus on clinical excellence and in-depth experience in all aspects of hospital management allow for the creation of unique Hospitalist solutions for each client, consistently achieving and surpassing industry benchmarks. Benchmark has a proven track record of improving key performance and satisfaction indicators and demonstrating a significant ROI on its programs.
For more information on Benchmark, visit http://www.benchmark.md
About Methodist Hospital of Southern California
Founded in 1903, Methodist Hospital of Southern California is a 460-bed acute-care facility that has been caring for the Arcadia community and surrounding San Gabriel Valley area. MHSC offers comprehensive services from emergency care, orthopedic surgery and cancer care to highly-specialized fetal surgery and comprehensive cardiac care. Its skilled health care teams are prepared to assist patients with routine health care needs as well as highly-complex diagnoses. MHA is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
For more information on Methodist Hospital of Southern California, visit http://www.methodisthospital.org