Distinguished emergency medicine physician has more than 30 years of experience in the field

(CONCORD, CALIFORNIA, USA) VEP Healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of Sanford “Sandy” Herman, MD, to the positions of interim Chair of Emergency Medicine and Emergency Department (ED) Medical Director at Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville, Tennessee.

Dr. Herman is certified in emergency medicine by the American Association of Physician Specialties and has been a practicing emergency physician for more than 30 years. He previously has held ED medical director positions at other hospitals and is currently a VEP Regional Director.

Past president of the Tennessee chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians earlier in this decade, Dr. Herman has an exceptional track record of leading improvements in ED quality and efficiency.

Dr. Herman replaces Mark Muiznieks, MD, who chose to step down from the ED medical director position after four years at the helm. Dr. Muiznieks served on many medical staff leadership committees during his tenure and was instrumental in assisting with the development and implementation of the new Tennova ER-Sango, the first freestanding ED in Clarksville. He will remain with VEP and continue to serve the community.

Says Dr. Herman, “I am very excited about this new opportunity to serve Tennova Healthcare and the people of Clarksville.”

Steven Maron, MD, President and CEO of VEP Healthcare, states, “Sandy has been a valued member of our team for many years. We have the utmost confidence that he will excel in this new position.”

For more information, contact VEP Healthcare. Call 925.225.5837 and visit VEP online at www.vephealthcare.com.

About Tennova Healthcare

One of Tennessee’s largest health networks, Tennova Healthcare includes 16 hospitals and more than 115 physician clinics. The combined network has approximately 2,600 licensed beds, 2,800 physicians on the combined active medical staffs, and 9,000 employees, with more than 70,000 admissions and 465,000 emergency department visits each year. For more information regarding Tennova Healthcare, please visit https://www.tennova.com/.

About VEP Healthcare

VEP Healthcare began providing emergency medical management services in 1981. In the years since, the organization’s expertise has expanded into hospitalist services, intensive care, clinical decision units, telehealth, and surgicalist services. Today, the owners of VEP – the company’s physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and corporate personnel – deliver clinical staffing and management services to major urban, smaller community, and rural hospitals nationwide. Partner hospitals call the organization’s positive impact on quality, efficiency, and patient satisfaction “the VEP Effect.” For more information about VEP Healthcare, call 925.225.5837, or visit www.vephealthcare.com.

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