Skip to main content

USACS physicians work with Baptist Health System to set up telehealth in emergency departments

General News Icon

General News

Jun 7, 2022

Throughout the country, USACS physicians continue working hard to adapt to and thrive despite the COVID-19 pandemic - as well as be the best partners possible to their hospitals and hospital systems. System Director John Tully MD for Baptist Health System (Tenet) in San Antonio worked with USACS leadership, including VP of USACS South Jennifer Bradstreet and National Director of Clinical Innovations Jesse Pines to set up a telehealth ED service for the system.

Interested in learning how USACS can help your hospital or health system? Email us at: [email protected]

 

Related News

General News Icon

General News

May 24, 2024

US Acute Care Solutions Names Dr. Shea Combs Regional Vice President of South Division

CANTON, Ohio, May 24, 2024 – US Acute Care Solutions (USACS), the nation’s largest physician-owned provider of hospital-based emergency and inpatient medicine, announced today that it has named Shea Combs, MD, FACEP, a Regional Vice President of its South Division. Most recently, Dr. Combs served as the Regional Integrated Acute Care (IAC) Medical Director of the USACS South Division and System Medical Director of Hospital Medicine. In this role she was responsible for the management of several service lines at both Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in Cedar Park, TX, and Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville, TX. Dr. Combs is also an active member of the USACS South Clinical Governance Board which aims to ensure consistency and quality patient care throughout all USACS locations. “Our team is looking forward to welcoming Dr. Combs as she steps into her new leadership role within our division,” said Brandon Lewis, DO, MBA, FACOEP, FACEP, President of the USACS South Division. “Dr. Combs has proven to be an outstanding leader and we are fully confident she will continue to excel as a regional vice president.” Dr. Combs said, “Being selected to fill this role for our group is an honor and a privilege. I am ready to embrace new responsibilities with the goal of leading our division to continued success. I am grateful to our existing leadership team for their confidence and look forward to making an impact both regionally and company-wide.” A board-certified emergency physician, Dr. Combs completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Texas at Austin then went on to earn her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed her emergency medicine residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. About USACS 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 400 programs and is aligned with many of the leading health systems in the country. Visit usacs.com for more. ### Media Contact Marty Richmond Corporate Communications Department US Acute Care Solutions 330.493.4443 x1406 [email protected]

General News Icon

General News

Mar 7, 2024

USACS Announces Annual Clinical Excellence Award Winners

CANTON, Ohio, March 7, 2024 – US Acute Care Solutions (USACS), the nation’s largest physician-owned provider of hospital-based emergency and inpatient medicine, is pleased to announce eight clinicians who have been named recipients of the National Clinical Governance Board’s (NCGB) Clinical Excellence Award. These recipients were honored during USACS’ annual Assembly meeting held in Denver, CO, last month. The Clinical Excellence Award was created to recognize outstanding clinical care by individual physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) who do not serve in leadership or management roles and represent each USACS service line. Nominations are submitted year-round by clinical colleagues and are reviewed at the beginning of each calendar year. Recipients are selected and notified before the annual spring Assembly meeting. Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2024 Clinical Excellence Award: Matthew Baltz, MD, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center— Mechanicsville, VA Calen Hart, MD, AdventHealth Tampa—Tampa, FL Waleed Hussein, MD, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital—Hollister, CA Omar Naji, MD, StoneSprings Hospital Center—Dulles, VA Ryan Nguyen, PA-C, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas—Austin, TX James (Ian) Richardson, DO, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center—Mechanicsville, VA Nathan Scherer, DO, AdventHealth ER and Urgent Care at Meridian—Parker, CO Melissa Volpe, PA-C, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital—Charlottesville, VA National Director of Clinical Education and Vice Chair of the NCGB, Roya Caloia, DO, MPH, FACEP, shared, “These are the people you work alongside who make you want to be a better physician or APP. Their efforts and commitment to high-quality patient care remind you of why you chose to go into medicine in the first place. Congratulations to each recipient, I am honored to call each of you colleagues!” About USACS 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 400 programs and is aligned with many of the leading health systems in the country. Visit usacs.com for more. ### Media Contact Marty Richmond Corporate Communications Department US Acute Care Solutions 330.493.4443 x1406 [email protected]

Tell us about yourself