PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - Emergency Medical Associates was selected by Newton Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System, to provide emergency care services. Emergency Medical Associates began staffing the emergency department June 1.
"Emergency Medical Associates relationship with the facilities of Atlantic Health System spans more than 30 years," said Raymond Iannaccone, MD, FACEP, president and chief executive officer of Emergency Medical Associates. "We are excited to take that partnership to the next level to care for the residents of northwest New Jersey."
David Stuhlmiller, MD, FACEP, has been named medical director of the Emergency Department at Newton Medical Center.
"Newton Medical Center is known for providing the best emergency medical care in the region," explained Dr. Stuhlmiller. "The partnership between Emergency Medical Associates and the medical center will only enhance that reputation."
Emergency Medical Associates staffs two other Atlantic Health System hospitals: Morristown Medical Center and Emergency Services at Overlook Medical Center's Union Campus.
Newton Medical Center's state-of-the-art, 22,000-square-foot emergency department sees an annual volume of 29,000 visits. It features 30 private treatment areas, as well as dedicated laboratory and radiology services. It is the only facility in Sussex County to receive state designation as a Primary Stroke Center, and has been the recipient of several VHA Leadership Awards for exceeding national performance standards.
About Emergency Medical Associates
Emergency Medical Associates (EMA) is a physician-led, physician-owned medical practice that specializes in emergency, hospitalist and urgent care medicine. Dedicated to providing exceptional solutions for the measurable success of our hospital partners, EMA is recognized for clinical excellence, quality service and sustained improved patient satisfaction. For more information, visit http://www.ema.net, http://www.facebook.com/EMANews or www.twitter.com/EMANews.
About Newton Medical Center
Newton Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, 148-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 250,000 people in Warren and Sussex counties in New Jersey, Pike County in Pennsylvania and southern Orange County in New York. Specialty service areas include cardiology, general and vascular surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, nephrology, oncology and neurology, mental health and sleep medicine.