King City, CA, Nov. 22, 2019 — King City’s Mee Memorial Hospital has launched improved emergency services in partnership with Vituity (www.vituity.com), a leading emergency services provider based in Emeryville, California.
The new partnership is in response to community survey results showing a desire for faster and higher quality emergency department care, with a better patient experience. The transformation of the emergency department with Vituity is a key part of Mee’s mission, vision, and strategic plan to provide the highest quality healthcare for South Monterey County.
Vituity is a multispecialty physician-owned and led partnership that specializes in providing acute care services with an emphasis on improving clinical quality, efficiency, and the patient experience. It was founded in 1975 by emergency care doctors in Northern California under the name California Emergency Physicians.
Vituity now serves more than 300 practice locations across the United States, including Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, French Hospital in San Luis Obispo, and Arroyo Grande Hospital in Arroyo Grande. The group also manages three trauma centers and four of the largest emergency departments in metro Los Angeles and has the largest emergency care presence in Southern California.
As of Nov. 15, Vituity is providing emergency room services at Mee Memorial Hospital at 300 Canal St., King City.
About Mee Memorial Hospital
Mee Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital and is the primary health care resource for residents of Southern Monterey County.
The 73-bed hospital is the core of the Mee Memorial Medical System. Also included are comprehensive medical clinics in King City and in Greenfield.
“As a physician-led and -owned multispecialty partnership, Vituity has proactively driven positive change in the business and practice of healthcare for nearly 50 years. Our more than 3,500 doctors and clinicians provide a wide range of integrated acute care expertise. Serving over 6.4 million patients annually at more than 300 practice locations, our footprint continues to rapidly expand across the country as we partner with and support hospitals, health systems, clinics, payers, and employers. Vituity’s acute focus and compassionate care are the driving forces that have placed us at the heart of better care.”
“Our services span the entire acute care continuum, including emergency medicine, acute psychiatry, acute neurology, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, acute care surgery, telehealth, post-acute care, and outpatient medicine.”