American Physician Partners, Northcrest Medical Center Lower Sepsis Rates

EMERGENCY MEDICINE MANAGEMENT COMPANY AND MEDICAL CENTER ACHIEVE TOP SCORE ON SEPSIS MEASURES IN A SINGLE MONTH BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct 3, 2017 – American Physician Partners (APP), a provider of outsourced ED management services, and NorthCrest Medical Center have achieved a quality milestone of improving sepsis measures for the 109-bed facility in Springfield TN. NorthCrest […]

Top reason for hospital readmissions

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK. The top cause of unplanned hospital readmissions may surprise you. It’s not heart failure or COPD. Not pneumonia or complications from diabetes. The number one cause is sepsis. In fact, someone dies every two minutes in the U.S. from sepsis. Read Sepsis. American Hospitals’ Costliest Condition. View the infographic to […]

American Physician Partners Resumes Management Of Emergency Medicine At Northeast Alabama Medical Center And Regional Medical Center Jacksonville

COMPANY FORMERLY KNOWN AS ALIGNMD RESUMES ED MANAGEMENT FOLLOWING ARISTO EXIT  ANNISTON, Ala., — August, 2017 – After a two-year hiatus, American Physician Partners has resumed management of the emergency departments for Regional Medical Center, which operates Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center and Jacksonville Medical Center. “The fact is, we were in a difficult situation […]


American Physician Partners (APP), a provider of outsourced emergency department management services, has named Andy McQueen as senior vice president and chief legal officer.   “Andy brings significant experience advising companies on mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, corporate governance and other strategic legal matters,” said John Rutledge, president and chief executive officer. “His expertise and […]


BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July __, 2017 – American Physician Partners (APP), a provider of outsourced emergency department management services, has named David F. ”Buddy” Bacon, Jr. as senior vice president and chief operating officer.   “Buddy brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, business development and finance to APP,” says John Rutledge, president and […]

Saint Thomas signs new contract with APP for ER staffing at UC hospitals

Saint Thomas inked American Physician Partners, a Brentwood-based an ER/hospitalist management company, for Saint Thomas Stones River, Saint Thomas Highlands, Saint Thomas DeKalb and Saint Thomas River Park. The changeover at three hospitals occurred March 19. American Physician Partners began its work with Saint Thomas River Park April 19. “We’re very excited about this new […]

ER Doctor Saves Woman From Burning SUV

An emergency room doctor headed home after a long day of work, runs right into some overtime. Dr. John Ditchman spends his work days at McLaren Lapeer Region. On his way home early Saturday morning, Dr. Ditchman watched helplessly as a 2006 Chevrolet Impala in front of him hit a 2003 Dodge Durango head-on.  The […]

Brown Brothers Harriman recapitalizes American Physician Partners (via Nashville Post)

Brentwood-based emergency room management company American Physician Partners has announced its recently completed recapitalization led by Brown Brothers Harriman Capital Partners. Brentwood Capital Advisors co-invested in the recapitalization and served as financial advisors for American Physician Partners in the deal, terms for which were not disclosed in a release. American Physician Partners was formed in […]

BBH Capital Partners Completes Recapitalization of APP

December 22, 2016 – BBH Capital Partners (“BBHCP”) announced today that it has completed the recapitalization of American Physician Partners (“APP” or the “Company”) in partnership with APP’s Founder and CEO John Rutledge and other key members of the Company’s senior management team. Click here to read more.

Chad NeSmith Wins National Champtionship for the US Blind Golf Association

This past October, our very own, Chad NeSmith won the national championship for the United States Blind Golf Association. Read the full story via The Tennessean!