At CEP America, our commitment to clinical and service excellence has led us to define the Acute Care Continuum – a concept that aligns and integrates the urgent, emergency, inpatient, perioperative, and post-acute care of patients with acute medical conditions.
Putting the Patient at the Center of Care
CEP America strives to deliver a comprehensive, coordinated acute care experience for every patient. The benefits of our integrated approach include:
- Shorter hospital stays
- Fewer 30-day readmissions
- Improved patient experience
To achieve these goals, our physician leaders implement best practices that streamline hospital throughput and keep care moving forward across settings. This means patients receive care as a single, seamless encounter — whether they enter the continuum through the emergency department, as an admitted inpatient, or at a post-acute visit.
CEP America physicians achieve integration in many ways.
“It truly comes from the heart, CEP gets it. It truly jumped in to help us improve service in the entire hospital. I did not expect that this quickly, so I think that the group is to be commended, for sure.”
Mercy San Juan Medical Center
We can staff the full range of acute care departments in your hospital or health system. Or we can staff a single department and build bridges with your hospital’s existing medical staff. Either way, we work across the Acute Care Continuum to deliver an integrated experience and great outcomes for your patients.
What Integration Means for Hospitals
CEP America physician leaders work with fellow providers, nurses, and ancillary staff across your health system to enhance throughput, boost quality metrics, and identifying opportunities for improvement. Our physicians are experts at removing barriers to integration so that patients get the right care in the right place at the right time.
By integrating their service lines into a single Acute Care Continuum, our client hospitals and health systems have achieved:
- Improved efficiencies that enhance throughput and create capacity
- Reduced transfers to a neighboring health system
- Improved case mix index (CMI)
- Greater physician accountability
- Increased staff engagement and openness to change
Our physicians provide the leadership and management expertise your organization needs to thrive in today's challenging healthcare landscape while also developing innovative care solutions for the future.
Learn more about CEP America's integrated acute care services.