Founded in 2005 and led by the group’s President Dr. Shammi Kataria, Professional Emergency Physician Associates (PEPA) partners with hospitals throughout Louisiana. Professional Emergency Physician Associates offers data-driven management, true physician leadership, and real expertise in emergency department services — exploring the complete extent of the efficiency process. PEPA’s process approach to improvement strategies are based on proven lean methodologies and transparent, collaborative relationships with hospitals and physicians. PEPA aims to enhance patient satisfaction by making visits better, faster, and more efficient.
Hood Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed critical access acute and specialty care hospital that provides services for the tri-parish area of Tangipahoa, St. Helena, and Washington, Louisiana. Hood Memorial Hospital strives to operate in an ethical and financially responsible manner as they provide a hometown atmosphere with a focus on collaborative efforts. New services and programs including Tulane Telestroke and Telemedicine programs, women’s health services, and expanded specialty clinic continue to focus on the communities we serve. The emergency department has 6 beds with an annual ED volume of 10,000 patients.
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