Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA) is the national trade
association representing Emergency Department Physician Groups, Billing and
Coding Companies, and Supporting Organizations devoted to the provision of high
quality care in the nation’s Emergency Departments. EDPMA members
deliver (or directly support) health care for about half of the 130 million
patient visits to U.S. emergency departments each year. EDPMA is one of the nation’s largest trade
associations focused exclusively on the delivery of emergency medical
professional services. Our
Mission is to advocate for Emergency Department physician groups and their
partners to enhance quality patient care through operational excellence and
EDPMA’s member benefits are more thoroughly described under the
“Membership” tab. EDPMA provides the
EDPMA advocates on and monitors legislative and regulatory proposals
on the federal and state level that may impact the quality care of care
provided in the Emergency Department.
CONFERENCE: Solutions Summit
annual conference - the Solutions Summit - is EDPMA’s
signature event, attracting hundreds of healthcare professionals from across
the country, especially from the C-Suite. This annual event offers a wide range
of workshops, general sessions, briefings and policy discussions. Led by
leaders in the field, Solutions Summit presents practical
solutions to the problems facing physicians groups and their practice partners.
EDPMA provides a myriad of newsletters
and alerts to ensure members receive timely information on proposed and final
legislation and regulations, best practices, educational opportunities, emergency
medicine news, and EDPMA’s advocacy, educational, and other activities.
In addition, to the annual conference,
EDPMA – often in collaboration with our emergency medicine partners - offers workshops
and webinars to our members throughout the year on variety of issues including best
practices, patient safety, reimbursement, and more.