CEP America Executives among Industry Experts Speaking at EDPMA Summit

Friday, April 29, 2016

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Physician partners at CEP America are among the industry experts speaking at the Emergency Department Practice Management Association’s (EDPMA) Solutions Summit on May 1-4 in Las Vegas.

The CEP America physicians, who are all practicing in Hospital or Emergency Medicine, will provide insights into the challenges faced and solutions needed by America’s hospitals at the summit, “High Stakes for Emergency Medicine.”

For the past 40 years, CEP America has pioneered best practices in acute care such as streamlining admission processes and taking a team approach to care that have resulted in higher patient satisfaction, better outcomes and lower costs.

“The U.S. health care industry is in a state of tremendous change,” says Wesley Curry, MD, FACEP, CEO of CEP America, and a conference speaker. “Hospitals nationwide realize they must continue to look for ways to improve their service and increase patient satisfaction as they face evolving reimbursement models. CEP America sees this as an opportunity to continue to improve ED practices.”

The Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA) is one of the nation’s largest trade associations, delivering emergency medical care to over half of the 136.3 million patients who visit U.S. emergency departments each year.

CEP America executives on the agenda will be:

  • Denise Brown, MD, Vice President – Speaker, “Palliative Care in the ED and Beyond” Monday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Wesley Curry, MD, CEP America CEO – Speaker, "Physician Group CEO Forum" Monday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Bing Pao, MD, Director of Provider Relations – Facilitator, “State Regulatory and Insurance Committee Workshop” and Speaker, “Alternative Payment Models: The Known Knowns and the Known Unknowns” Sunday, May 1, 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Imamu Tomlinson, MD, President, and Denise Brown, MD, Vice President – Speakers, “Coordination of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine in the Evolving Alternative Payment Environment” Tuesday, May 3, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A physician-owned and -operated medical organization, CEP America works with hospitals and health systems to integrate patient care across the acute care continuum while improving clinical outcomes and patient experiences.

For more information about the conference, please visit www.solutionssummit.org.

About CEP America

Since its founding in 1975, CEP America has expanded to offer a wide range of clinical, staffing and administrative expertise designed to increase clinical quality and service excellence across the acute care continuum. Over the last 40 years, CEP America has grown to include over 2,900 providers treating 6.3 million patients a year at over 200 practices specializing in urgent, emergency, inpatient, perioperative, and post-acute care. Visit www.cepamerica.com.

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