Dr. Mark Bell Manhattan Beach Physician Announces EMA Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

March 22, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
March 22, 2014 - Dr. Mark Bell, Manhattan Beach physician and president of Emergent Medical Associates, recently announced that Emergent Medical Associates (EMA) was awarded a coveted spot on the annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine.

Although 2013 was marked by major changes in the healthcare landscape, EMA attained a ranking of #4518 on the prestigious list.

This Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2009 through 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2012. The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. Revenue figures given in the company profiles are for calendar year 2012.

EMA delivers best in class health care management solutions to over twenty healthcare facilities in Southern California, caring for approximately 650,000 patients each year. EMA's mission is to be the provider of choice for patients, the group of choice for providers and the partner of choice for hospitals. The value proposition outlined by Dr. Mark Bell and his colleagues integrates a set of management techniques combining clinical excellence, objective performance measurement, senior on-site leadership and a true partnership approach targeted towards creating "Emergency Departments of Excellence."

"We are honored to once again be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine," said Mark Bell, "and will continue to deliver outstanding patient care and support our hospital partners and health care providers throughout Southern California with exceptional value and operational excellence."

Dr. Mark Bell has been a managing partner in EMA since 1998, leading the start-up and management of nine EMA sites, he has developed a unique skill set centered on creating departmental efficiency and managing the critical role emergency departments serve in driving hospital profit. He is currently the Director of Emergency Services at Sherman Oaks Hospital, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Huntington Beach Hospital and Alvarado Medical Center.

The EMA administrative residency program, developed by Dr. Mark Bell, prepares EMA physicians for administrative roles. His expertise covers customer service, strategic planning, business development, and community service. "We are lucky to work with an experienced professional like Dr. Mark Bell, Manhattan Beach physician, hospital advocate, and local philanthropist," report colleagues and coworkers.

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