Mercy Medical Center Merced

MERCED, CA (July 1, 2020) – VEP Healthcare Inc., a national leader in emergency and hospital medicine management services and staffing, is proud to announce that it now provides obstetrics and critical care services to Dignity Health – Mercy Medical Center Merced (MMCM).

“VEP Healthcare has been a tremendous partner for emergency services at Mercy Medical Center Merced, offering the highest level of expertise, customer service, and passion for doing the most good,” Jennifer Holt, Family Birth Center Director at Mercy Medical Center Merced said. “We are looking forward to expanding our relationship into obstetrics and continuing our mission to bring the best care possible to our community.”

In its new capacity at MMCM, VEP will manage a variety of skilled teams to deliver comprehensive, collaborated, and coordinated care for all obstetrics-related services.

For critical care services, VEP will provide intensive care to patients facing life-threatening illnesses or injury. Intensive care situations range from a heart attack and stroke to trauma or poisoning, surgical complications, and intubated COVID-19 patients.

“Helping to bring a new life into the world is one of the most sacred parts of healthcare,” states Steven Maron, MD, President of VEP Healthcare. “We’re very pleased to continue our collaboration with Mercy Medical Center Merced and expand these important services to the people of Central California.”


For more information, contact VEP Healthcare at 925.225.5837 or visit VEP online at

About Mercy Medical Center

Dignity Health’s Mercy Medical Center is a general acute care hospital serving the health care needs of the greater Merced Community. Our vision is to help the people of our community become physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. In addition to our acute care hospital, Dignity Health provides outpatient services through the Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center, Mercy Home Health, and Dignity Health Medical Foundation. Mercy also operates three rural health clinics – Family Care, Kids Care, and General Medicine. Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care. Learn more about Mercy Medical Center Merced by visiting

About VEP Healthcare, Inc.

VEP Healthcare manages emergency medicine and hospitalist services in more than 30 hospitals nationwide. Founded in 1981, the medical group is democratic and owned solely by the organization’s practicing physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and corporate staff. Signature VEP programs include Rapid Patient Management™ (RPM) for faster throughput and VEPeds™, which helps emergency departments become “Kid Certified.”. 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

Patricia Peña Sam
Vice President of Provider Services and Marketing
(925) 482-8413
[email protected]

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