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 partnership, especially since it’s local to the Middle Tennessee area, which gives us more direct contact with leadership there,” said Andy Wachtel, president and CEO at Saint Thomas Stones River, Saint Thomas Highlands and Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospitals. “Our goal, as always, is to provide great customer service for our patients, and that means demonstrating compassion, respect and courtesy as we deliver the best care in an efficient manner.”

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