SOURCE: STAT Doctors

STAT Doctors

March 24, 2011 08:03 ET

Stat Health Services Partners With Emergency Medicine Physicians to Expand Its Provider Network for Virtual House Calls

National ED Physician Management Company Signs Landmark Partnership Agreement to Expand Successful eHealth Service; Physicians Unite to Transform Delivery of Health Care Services -- Internet-Based Care Delivery Model Enables High Quality, Convenient, Affordable Care

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Stat Health Services Inc., announced today its partnership with Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP), a Canton, Ohio-based emergency department (ED) physician management company, to extend access to its innovative STAT DOCTORS eHealth service to multiple states across the U.S. STAT DOCTORS offers on-demand and affordable health care services for common, minor medical issues over the Internet, and is available to consumers through their employers or insurers as a supplemental health benefit.

"With our nation's health system facing the enormous challenges of improving care quality and lowering costs, STAT DOCTORS takes a direct and innovative approach -- alleviating the burden and excessive costs associated with utilizing ERs and Urgent Care centers for minor medical issues," said Dominic J. Bagnoli Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Emergency Medicine Physicians. "We are excited to be a part of STAT DOCTORS and provide its patients high quality, convenient and affordable care."

STAT DOCTORS is a proven care delivery model that transforms how doctors and patients interact, and facilitates high quality and cost effective care. The partnership with EMP, a recognized national leader in Emergency Medicine, provides broad availability of the STAT DOCTORS eHealth service, and maintains the companies' shared commitment to upholding the highest standards of care.

"Patients have been extremely pleased with our service," stated Alan C. Roga, MD, Stat Health's Chief Executive Officer. "EMP's outstanding and impressive group of Board Certified Emergency Physicians are a welcome addition to STAT DOCTORS."

About Emergency Medicine Physicians
Established in 1992, EMP is one of the leading providers of emergency medical services in the United States. Its commitment to quality, patient care/patient satisfaction and use of only emergency medicine residency trained, board certified physicians have earned it an outstanding reputation among hospitals, professional associations and physicians. EMP treats nearly 3 million emergency medicine patients annually at 60 locations in 12 states. For more information, visit http://www.emp.com/.

About Stat Health Services Inc.
Stat Health Services Inc. is an eHealth services company. Its STAT DOCTORS™ service provides members convenient and affordable online access to emergency medicine physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of urgent common minor medical conditions. STAT DOCTORS™ brings patients a modern day virtual house call. By providing such features as a secure single sign-on, a virtual waiting room, online medical consultations (eVisits), electronic health records (EHRs), and electronic prescribing (ePrescribing), STAT DOCTORS™ delivers a personalized, secure and superior health care experience. Stat Health's network of emergency medicine physicians includes top board certified physicians who share a passion for delivering high quality health care, efficiently and effectively, by using the Internet and advanced technologies to treat today's connected patients. Stat Health is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, visit www.STATDOCTORS.com.

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    Amendola Communications for Stat Health Services Inc.
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