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!        

Dr. Belt at Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greenville, TN saw the power of the Patient Call Back Program

Message from patient’s mother “I just wanted to say how much I appreciate Dr. Randall Belt from the ER department. He saw and treated my son last night and called me this evening just to check on him. I spent most of my day at work worried about my son until I came home and […]

Lincoln County Accomplishments

Our Fall Festival was born as a way to embrace and engage our community in Lincoln County. Our goal was to allow everyone to come onto our campus at Lincoln Medical Center to relax and have fun with their families. We know that many trips to our campus are filled with anxiety, fear, and sometimes […]