SOURCE: EMU Health

EMU Health

March 29, 2016 09:00 ET

EMU Health Acquires Queens Surgical Center to Provide High Quality & Affordable Healthcare to the Local Community

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2016) - Today, EMU Health announced the acquisition of Queens Surgical Center (QSC) to better meet the healthcare needs of the Queens community. QSC has been providing services to the Queens community for 25 years. EMU Health's mission is to provide the residents of Queens with the highest quality medical and surgical services in a caring and compassionate manner. Daniel Lowy, the Principal and CEO of EMU, is a well-established participant in the Queens medical community and this is the second ambulatory surgical center he has developed.

Prior to acquisition, surgeons at QSC performed approximately 6,000 ambulatory surgeries per year. EMU seeks to invest upwards of $5 million in infrastructure. EMU is already uniquely positioned to deliver surgical solutions to physicians and their patients, and EMU will now also expand the service offerings at QSC to include on-site Diagnostic Testing and Treatment in a safe and convenient outpatient setting.

"We are thrilled to be a part of the solution for healthcare in Queens, and our new acquisition of QSC will provide us with a well-established, centrally located facility in which to improve access to healthcare for residents in Queens," said CEO of EMU Health, Daniel Lowy. "We look forward to partnering with community based organizations, surgeons and non-surgeons alike."

Queens remains one of the largest growth areas for healthcare delivery in New York, and EMU will provide high quality, affordable services to patients in the Queens community. EMU is growing rapidly and will continue to invest in its own infrastructure and leadership team to manage its growth as a leader in healthcare delivery in Queens and beyond. EMU's vision is to bring the highest quality healthcare to every resident of Queens by 2020.

About EMU Health
Queens is the most diverse urban area in the entire world and home to two and a half million people. Yet, its residents are often compelled to seek quality healthcare outside the borough. Why is this? Because that's just the way things have always been. But Daniel Lowy isn't content with how things have always been, or how they are. He sees how things should be, and he makes them happen. Like the indigenous Australian emu that cannot walk backwards, Daniel is an Aussie that's always moving forward. Daniel founded EMU, Efficient Medical Utilization, to capture business efficiencies so that medical practitioners can focus on providing every patient with the highest quality healthcare possible. EMU moves healthcare forward to benefit every resident of Queens. Visit http://www.emuhealth.com/ for more information.

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