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CANTON, Ohio, June 8, 2021 – US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) today announced Steve Maron, MD and Barbara R. Paul, MD have joined the USACS Board of Directors.

Dr. Maron is President of the USACS West Region, and was most recently president of VEP Healthcare, which merged with USACS June 1, 2021. Dr. Maron had been with VEP since 1990 and served as its president since 2001. 

Dr. Paul has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Community Health Systems and a board member of Quorum Health. She served at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services during the Clinton and Bush administrations. Currently, Dr. Paul is Board Chairperson of Natus Medical Incorporated, a medical device manufacturer focused on the diagnosis and treatment of central nervous and sensory system disorders.

Executive Chair of the USACS Board, Dominic J. Bagnoli, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, said, “Steve and Barbara will both make outstanding board members. Steve, representing his colleagues from recently-joined VEP, and Barbara representing an independent point of view. With these additions, our Board maintains its majority-physician makeup, consistent with our vision to preserve the physician-ownership model for the long term.”


Founded by 16 emergency medicine and hospitalist physician groups across the country, USACS is the national leader in physician-owned integrated acute care, including emergency medicine, hospitalist and critical care services. USACS provides high-quality care to approximately 7 million patients annually across more than 300 programs and is aligned with leading health systems across the country. Visit to learn more.


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