(Athens, Ala.) May 31, 2016 – As of August 2016, Island Medical Management will provide physician management and staffing services to the emergency department of Athens-Limestone Hospital in Athens, Alabama.
Athens-Limestone Hospital—an affiliate of Huntsville Hospital System—is a 101-bed, state-of-the-art non-profit hospital providing general medical and surgical services for impatient, outpatient, and emergency room patients. The Athens-Limestone emergency department hosts 15 treatments areas and 2 trauma rooms, serving an estimated 32,000 patients each year.
Huntsville Hospital System, also known as Huntsville Hospital, is a public not-for-profit hospital system providing quality healthcare services throughout northern Alabama. The hospital system is an existing partner of Island Medical Management, as IMM provides physician management and staffing services to Huntsville Hospital sites Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, AL, and Red Bay Hospital in Red Bay, AL.
“IMM is pleased to expand our relationship with the Huntsville Hospital System, and we look forward to delivering quality service to Athens-Limestone Hospital. We believe we will provide an exceptional patient experience to the Athens patient community,” says Dr. Neil Schamban, CEO of Island Medical Management (IMM).