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Professional Emergency Medicine Management

About Professional Emergency Medicine Management (PEMM)

Professional Emergency Medicine Management (PEMM) Location Map

Founded in 2013, Professional Emergency Medicine Management (PEMM) supports ten contracts throughout nine facilities in southern Louisiana. Led by the group’s President Dr. Shammi Kataria, PEMM joined Emergency Care Partners (ECP) in September of 2018.

Professional Emergency Medicine Management offers data-driven management, true physician leadership, and real expertise in emergency department services — exploring the complete extent of the efficiency process. PEMM’s process approach to improvement strategies are based on proven lean methodologies and transparent, collaborative relationships with hospitals and physicians. PEMM aims to enhance patient satisfaction by making visits better, faster, and more efficient.

Our Facilities & Locations

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, the main campus of the Memorial Health System, is the region’s largest family-centered medical complex, serving the healthcare needs of Southwest Louisiana. The main campus consists of 313 licensed acute care beds on Oak Park Boulevard. The hospital’s state-of-the-art, 15,102 sq. ft. Medical Intensive Care Unit opened in 2016 on the 9th Floor of the main campus. The existing 10,180 sq. ft., on the 3rd floor Surgical ICU will undergo renovations. Between these two units, Memorial has the largest critical care capacity in southwest Louisiana with a total of 36 beds.

The 40-bed Emergency Department is just under 26,000 sq. ft. and includes specialized treatment areas for critical care, mental health, and fast track non-critical care designed to improve the care process and reduce wait times. The emergency department sees approximately 60,000 patients per year and is supported by an outstanding team of APPs, nurses, and administrative staff.

Located in southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles is a thriving destination that caters to many different tastes: from glitzy casinos, quiet greens of award-winning golf courses, hunting, fishing, and more than 75 regional festivals, including the area’s family-friendly Mardi Gras and the Louisiana Pirate Festival!

The city of Lake Charles is conveniently located off Interstate-10 between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA. The sandy beaches make up the shores of the Calcasieu River just 30 miles upstream from the Gulf of Mexico.

Founded in 1960, the hospital has a staff of more than 100 physicians. Lane Regional Medical Center is a state-of-the-art regional healthcare system that is continually expanding and adding new technologies, programs, and services such as Interventional Cardiology, Medical & Radiation Oncology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Wound Care and Hyperbaric. With 139 beds, Lane Regional Medical Center provides a full range of medical services, including emergency care, surgery, occupational therapy, pediatrics, psychiatry, imaging, wound care, and sleep studies. The hospital also operates a 30-bed medical rehabilitation center, a 38-bed nursing home, a 12-bed skilled nursing unit, a family practice clinic, and a home health agency.

Lane Regional Medical Center serves as the primary healthcare resource for more than 200,000 of our neighbors located throughout Zachary and the surrounding region of Baker, Central, Clinton, Jackson, St. Francisville, New Roads, and North Baton Rouge.

Lane Regional Medical Center is an accredited Cycle V Chest Pain Center, having achieved a higher level of expertise in treating patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack. With compassionate quality care as the foundation for our providers, the hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, as well as a recipient of the Champions for Quality Care Award from the Louisiana Hospital Association, the 2016 “Acute Care Hospital of the Year” winner, named by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation and the Louisiana State Nurses Association for its excellence in nursing and quality of service, a designated Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care hospital for quality maternity care by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, and a former Pathway to Excellence organization making it the FIRST hospital in Louisiana and one of only 125 hospitals in the nation with the distinction of being one of the best places for nurses to work.

With more than 850 dedicated team members, Lane Regional Medical Center is the largest employer within the city of Zachary.

Zachary is located in East Baton Rouge Parish, just 10 miles north of the city of Baton Rouge and 70 miles northwest of New Orleans. The city’s community museum, located within the Zachary Historic District, offers tours providing a rare picture of what neighborhood life on Main Street U.S.A. resembled in the past. Zachary continues to be one of the fastest growing small cities in Louisiana

Located in Bogalusa on Louisiana’s Northshore, Our Lady of the Angels Hospital is part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. The hospital is nestled in one of the most scenic rural parishes in the state, surrounded by rolling hills, pine forests, farms, and waterways.

Our Lady of the Angels is small enough to maintain a true sense of family, but large enough to offer a variety of social and professional opportunities. The emergency department sees approximately 27,000 patients per year and features the latest technology. The department has 16 beds with all private rooms, an advanced trauma bay, dedicated decontamination area, Epic EMR system, excellent APP support, and most major specialty back-up.

Riverside Medical Center is a 25-bed critical access hospital that provides a wide range of health care services important to the health of you and your family. The dedicated and skilled staff works continuously to improve the quality and depth of healthcare services to meet the expectation of the families in the community and the surrounding area.

Riverside Medical Center is licensed in Louisiana by the State of Louisiana and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations(“JCAHO”). Riverside Medical Center, with its latest technology, offers patients up-to date procedures and treatments in a safe and compassionate environment.

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. The second-largest employer in the parish, St. Tammany Parish Hospital has been delivering quality healthcare since 1954 and partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014.

We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package. The hospital is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.

The Northshore offers the best of both worlds – the comfort of country living with the diversities and attractions of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, only a lake away. Families appreciate the strength of the St. Tammany Parish School System, which ranks as Louisiana’s finest and hosts several federally recognized Presidential Blue Ribbon schools.

A Level III trauma center, the emergency department sees approximately 42,000 visits per year and is supported by a strong team of APPs, full complement of specialty back up, dedicated PICU, and EPIC EMR system.

St. Tammany Parish Hospital’s free-standing emergency department is located slightly south of its main facility in Mandeville. This free standing emergency department is a state of the art, stunning facility within a supportive medical community.

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center is dedicated to handling all medical emergencies quickly and accurately. Our emergency physicians are here 24 hours a day to help you go from critical to comfortable as quickly as possible. The emergency department sees approximately 39,000 patients per year, features 17 beds with a dedicated fast track, and utilizes Meditech EMR.

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, located in the sportsman’s paradise of Thibodaux, boasts all the comforts of a small close-knit community within a few hours’ drive to New Orleans. Join our team in this state-of-the-art emergency department with excellent sub-specialty back-up.

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) is a 107-bed facility located in Sulphur, Louisiana, and provides a full range of medical services, including emergency care, surgery, occupational therapy, pediatrics, psychiatry, imaging, wound care, sports medicine, and sleep studies. The hospital also operates a medical rehabilitation center, nursing home, skilled nursing unit, outpatient clinics, and a home health agency.

Since 1953, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital has grown its commitment of providing exceptional healthcare to the residents of Southwest Louisiana. While the primary service area of WCCH includes west Calcasieu and northern Cameron parishes, patients from other areas of Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas utilize the various services of the hospital.

The City of Sulphur, Louisiana, named for the chemical and mining industry that helped establish Calcasieu Parish in the late 1800s, is the 13th largest city in Louisiana with a population of nearly 22,000. Sulphur, Louisiana is referred to as “the pride of Southwest Louisiana”, drawing that slogan from citizens who take pride in their heritage, as well as the future of Sulphur. There is a particular magic in the city of Sulphur, Louisiana, which offers its visitors a memorable and enjoyable stay. The city features world-class sporting facilities, delicious and authentic restaurants, and exciting and beautiful points of interest.

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