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Right-Sizing Your ED Amid Health Reform

Dr. Randy Pilgrim offers tips on how to prepare your ED for future challenges during this era of health care reform.


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Here, we put the patient first

Schumacher Group is one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing health care resources, partnering with more than 3,000 providers to help treat more than 4 million patients annually.

Our innovative, patient-centered solutions cover the entire continuum of care, including Emergency MedicineHospital Medicine, and Advisory Services.

We also offer WellnessWorks, which links providers with employers to make health care work better for all before patients ever need treatment.

As a privately held, physician-driven company, we’re committed to doing the right thing for the clients we serve and for the providers who work with us. Our ultimate goal? To improve treatment of the most important person in health care: the patient.


At Schumacher Group, we’re different. We help drive performance to enhance quality while respecting financial realities, so you can put the patient first.

Our core tenets

Combining a team of motivated, responsive professionals with the latest technology advances, we operate by the same core tenets Dr. Schumacher developed as an emergency department medical director:

  • Complete commitment to patient care and satisfaction
  • Dignity and respect for all
  • Physician leadership
  • Professional management
  • Physician/Hospital cooperation
  • Physician-supervised staffing
  • Value-added services 
  • Cost efficiency
  • Innovative technology structure

We're committed to doing the right thing for the patients and hospitals we serve - and for the physicians who work with us.

- William “Kip” Schumacher, MD, FACEP; Founder, Executive Chairman