US Acute Care Solutions Executes a Multi-Year Agreement with Aetna, A CVS Health Company
Sep 28, 2023
US Acute Care Solutions (USACS), the largest physician-owned emergency medicine and hospitalist practice in the United States, executed a multi-year agreement with Aetna, a CVS Health company on August 1, 2023. Under the new contract, Aetna's Commercial and Medicare members will have in-network access to acute care services delivered by approximately 6,000 USACS clinicians at more than 350 hospitals in communities spanning 24 states.
Founded by emergency medicine and inpatient physicians across the country, USACS is solely owned by its physicians and hospital system partners. The group is a national leader in integrated acute care, including emergency medicine, hospitalist, and critical care services. USACS provides high-quality care to approximately ten million patients annually across more than 500 programs and is aligned with many of the leading health systems in the country. Visit usacs.com for more.
Jun 1, 2023
USACS Now Accepting Applications for Senior Resident Forum to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada
US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) is excited to invite senior residents to participate in our upcoming Senior Resident Forum in Las Vegas, NV, on September 19-20, 2023. This all-expense paid trip is a unique opportunity for residents to learn and engage with top leaders in emergency, hospitalist, and critical care medicine to set themselves up for a successful career. The Senior Resident Forum will be held at the Virgin Hotel, a popular destination in the heart of Las Vegas. The hotel offers modern amenities, luxurious accommodations, and easy access to the city's many attractions, making it the perfect location for this exciting event. Speakers will cover a wide range of topics directly relevant to residents' careers and practices. From clinical efficiency to financial literacy, the forum will provide residents with the tools and knowledge they need to navigate their professional pathway and create a fulfilling career in medicine. In addition to gaining valuable insights and networking opportunities, attendees will also be invited to USACS's group social event, where they can relax, unwind, and meet new colleagues from around the country. USACS is the largest physician-owned acute care group in the country, caring for over 9 million patients annually at more than 500 programs across 30 states. With their expertise and experience, USACS is well-positioned to support physicians in providing excellent care to patients while also enjoying a fulfilling and rewarding career. "We are thrilled to be hosting another iteration of our popular Senior Resident Forum," said Travis Ulmer, MD, FACEP, Chief Clinical Recruiting Officer of USACS. "Our goal is to provide a unique opportunity for medical residents to engage with our physicians, learn about the latest developments in healthcare, and gain valuable insights into the industry. We believe this event will be a great success and we look forward to welcoming attendees to Las Vegas." If you're a senior resident looking to jump-start your career, apply today to join the USACS Senior Resident Forum. Your travel expenses, one night hotel stay, and all on-site meals are on us. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn, network, and grow with USACS's top leaders in acute care.
Oct 27, 2022
Dr. L. Anthony Cirillo elected Chair of the Board for The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
US Acute Care Solutions’ (USACS) Director of Government Affairs, L. Anthony Cirillo, MD, FACEP, was elected Chair of the Board for The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for 2022-2023. This news was released just days before the annual ACEP22 Conference that was hosted in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Cirillo was elected to ACEP’s National Board of Directors in 2018, serving his initial three-year term, and was then re-elected to the Board in 2021. During his more than 30 years as an ACEP member, he has served on numerous committees, acting at times as chair, liaison, or as a representative of the committee during conferences and meetings. Dr. Cirillo began with a USACS legacy group in 2004 and has been with USACS ever since, serving in various clinical, quality, and leadership roles during his tenure. The focus of his work has been, and continues to be, bridging the gap between healthcare and health policy. As an advocate in all arenas, most specifically the legislative, regulatory, and judicial arenas, Dr. Cirillo is continually striving to achieve improvements in both the healthcare system and for the protection of the provider-patient relationship. He also works to educate clinicians on the importance of being advocates for improving the delivery of healthcare for fellow clinicians and patients. His efforts have helped USACS remain a leader in the industry and distinguishes our commitment to our mission in a unique, proactive fashion. Dr. Cirillo earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center where he was chief resident. Dr. Cirillo is a native of Brooklyn, NY and resides in Saunderstown, RI with his wife, Libby, and their dogs, Josh and Jenny.