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RCH Announces New Partnership with EmCare

ROCHELLE, IL--February 21, 2013--Rochelle Community Hospital (RCH) is partnering with EmCare, the nation's leading provider of physician services. Starting March 1, EmCare will provide emergency management and staffing services for the hospital’s emergency department.

“We wanted to ensure that our community gets the very best care possible,” says Mark J. Batty, Chief Executive Officer for the hospital. “EmCare is known for being the biggest and best in the industry so I know they will make an excellent partner for RCH and deliver high quality care for our citizens. Patients may see a couple new faces but quite a few of our current emergency room physicians have elected to work with EmCare.”

RCH will work with EmCare Physician Services (E.P.S.), the EmCare division which manages emergency departments with annual volumes of less than 15,000 patients.

“We’re always pleased to be asked to partner with hospital’s like RCH that are known for their commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care,” says Bill Yarbrough, Chief Executive Officer of the E.P.S. Division. “We share that commitment to patient-centered care and look forward to working with the hospital to continually improve the emergency care experience for patients. Together we will make health care work better.”


About EmCare

EmCare is the nation’s leading provider of clinical department outsourcing services, including physician recruiting, credentialing, scheduling, leadership, training and education and billing, for hundreds of hospitals nationwide. Services include emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesiology and radiology/teleradiology departments. EmCare clinicians participate in more than 12 million patient encounters annually. The company focuses on helping each client hospital with efficiency, quality of care and creating outstanding patient experiences. In short, EmCare is Making Health Care Work Better.™ Learn more about EmCare at

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