Concord, CA (July 1, 2020) – VEP Healthcare Inc., a national leader in hospital-based management services, will provide pediatric hospitalist staffing and management services at Adventist Health White Memorial (AHWM) beginning July 1.
Pediatric hospitalist services are an addition to VEP’s current emergency department management services at AHWM. The expanded partnership furthers VEP Healthcare and AHWM’s shared goal to provide high-quality health care to the East Los Angeles community.
Pediatric hospitalist programs ensure that hospitalized children have a seamless inpatient and outpatient care journey. VEP will collaborate closely with AHWM to deliver coordinated pediatric patient care.
VEP’s pediatric hospitalist services leverage multispecialty teams to enable timely and thorough communication between hospitalist physicians and outpatient physicians such as primary care physicians and any involved subspecialists.
“We’re honored to expand our partnership with VEP as an integral part of our ongoing mission to deliver compassionate, high-quality health care services to the East Los Angeles community,” said John Raffoul, president of Adventist Health White Memorial.
“Pediatric care is an integral part of our mission to deliver quality care to those in need,” states Steven Maron, MD, President and CEO of VEP Healthcare. “VEP Healthcare offers unparalleled expertise when it comes to pediatric hospitalist program management. We are pleased to bring our pediatric care resources and experience to AHWM and the Los Angeles community.”
For more information, contact VEP Healthcare at 925 Call VEP (225-5837) or visit VEP online at www.VEPHealthcare.com.
About Adventist Health White Memorial
Adventist Health White Memorial (AHWM) is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 75 communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. Our workforce of 32,900 includes more than 23,600 employees, nearly 5,000 medical staff physicians, and 4,350 volunteers. AHWM is the only private, nonprofit hospital providing comprehensive care for the federally designated medically underserved area of Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles. AHWM is also a teaching hospital that is widely recognized for producing a culturally competent, diverse workforce in the primary care disciplines of family medicine, internal medicine, and obstetrics/gynecology, as well as nursing, pharmacy, and podiatry. Learn more at www.adventisthealth.org
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, OB laborist, telehealth, and telepsychiatry 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 communities, 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 Call-VEP (225-5837), or visit www.vephealthcare.com.
Patricia Peña Sam
Vice President of Provider Services and Marketing