Madera Community Hospital Welcomes Vituity Emergency Medical Providers
November 11, 2019, Madera, CA: Madera Community Hospital’s Emergency
Department is pleased to welcome Vituity Emergency Medical Providers and
Terrance McGovern, DO, MPH, Medical Director, Emergency Services.
Vituity, a national physician-owned and led healthcare delivery organization,
was selected to assume the clinical and patient satisfaction expectations
at Madera County’s only licensed adult and pediatric Emergency Department.
“The Emergency Department is the front door of our Hospital,”
said Karen Paolinelli, Chief Executive Officer. “As we continue
to transform our healthcare delivery system we require providers at our
‘front door’ who align with our expectations. Vituity has
a long-standing reputation of passionate patient care with proven quality
Madera Community Hospital adds to Vituity’s large footprint of Emergency
Medical Providers in the Central Valley including, Kaweah Delta Health
Care District, Clovis Community Medical Center, and Saint Agnes Medical
Center. “Vituity’s demonstrated commitment to placing doctors
in the Central Valley was weighted heavily in the decision to contract
with a different Emergency Department provider group,” said Paolinelli
Dr. Terrance McGovern, relocated his family near Madera after accepting
the position of Medical Director for Madera Community Hospital Emergency
Services. In addition to his clinical and administrative responsibilities,
Dr. McGovern is thrilled to activate Madera Community Hospital’s
inaugural Emergency Department Advisory Council.
“The Medical Staff is confident that Vituity’s Board-Certified
Emergency Medical Providers will reinforce our expectation for timely,
efficient and respectful healthcare,” said Muhammad Anwar, MD, Chief
of Staff. “Their established Central Valley presence assures us
of their commitment to our values and their experience with the unique
health disparities of our County,” Dr. Anwar added.
About Madera Community Hospital
Our 106 bed General Acute Care hospital was founded in 1971 by a group
of citizens committed to providing quality emergency and hospital services
to Madera County residents. Today Madera Community Hospital is the County’s
premier health system providing integrated care through access to primary
care and twenty-two medical specialty services in Chowchilla and Madera.
Madera Community Hospital has received numerous awards for Labor and Delivery
Care, Orthopedic Surgery and is nationally recognized for healthcare quality,
patient safety and patient satisfaction. Madera Community Hospital is
accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program. Visit MaderaHospital.org
for more information about Madera Community Hospital and health system.
Individuals interested in being considered as an Advisor, on the Emergency
Department Advisory Council, can obtain additional information and locate
the application instructions on the Hospital’s website:
www.MaderaHospital.org/EDAC or by phoning 559-675-5502.
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.