EMERYVILLE, CA (July 19, 2022) — Vituity, a physician-led and -owned multispecialty partnership, announced today they are providing integrated emergency and hospital medicine services at several hospitals and emergency departments in Bon Secours’ Richmond market. A nationally renowned medical group, Vituity will welcome existing physicians and advanced providers from the ED and hospital medicine teams at Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, VA, which became effective on June 1, 2022. In addition, Vituity will welcome hospital medicine providers at Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital, and emergency medicine providers at Bon Secours Short Pump Emergency Center, Bon Secours Westchester Emergency Center and Bon Secours Chester Emergency Center.
This is an expansion of the partnership between Vituity and Bon Secours, which began when Vituity first brought their integrated emergency and hospital medicine services to St. Francis Downtown and St. Francis Eastside in Bon Secours’ Greenville, SC market in January 2021.
“Vituity is thrilled to partner once again with the system and bring our acute care services and solutions to the Richmond, Virginia community,” said Imamu Tomlinson, MD, MBA, CEO, Vituity. “As a national organization, we are grateful for partners like Bon Secours Mercy who put their confidence in our proven track record of compassionate, patient-centric care delivery along with our culture of innovation and collaboration."
For nearly 50 years, Vituity has been developing best practices to ensure hospitals are able to care for patients effectively. As a democratic partnership owned equitably by its practicing physicians, Vituity’s unique structure allows for an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, and innovation.
Matt Stilson, MD, Vituity’s Vice President of Emergency Medicine Operations, is proud to see the positive impact of integrated clinical teams throughout Bon Secours’ communities. “We’re grateful to expand our collaborations with Bon Secours and bring our like-minded democratic and front-line driven mission to Bon Secours Richmond. We look forward to integrating our providers with existing clinical team members in the spirit of collaboration with the patient front and center in care delivery.”
For 50 years, Vituity has been raising the standard of care and transforming how, when and where care is delivered. As a physician owned and led multispecialty partnership, our 5,000 doctors and clinicians care for nearly 8 million patients annually across 450 practice locations and nine acute care specialties.
Vituity’s patient focus and commitment to clinical excellence are the driving forces that place us at the heart of better care. Our frontline clinicians and business leaders develop healthcare solutions that improve outcomes for patients and hospitals. Our innovation hub, Inflect Health identifies early-stage health-tech companies and facilitates a connection to physicians for testing and our charitable foundation, Vituity Cares, extends our reach into communities that are most affected by healthcare disparities.
Vituity is driven to continually transform healthcare through our collective passion for patients. Learn more.
Bon Secours – Richmond is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, one of the 20 largest health systems in the United States and the fifth-largest Catholic health system in the country. The ministry’s quality, compassionate care is provided by more than 60,000 associates serving communities in Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia, as well as throughout Ireland. Bon Secours – Richmond provides compassionate medical care through a network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, ambulatory care sites and continuing care facilities. As one of Richmond’s largest employers, the not-for-profit health system employs more than 9,000 people, including nearly 420 providers as part of the Bon Secours Medical Group. Bon Secours – Richmond includes St. Mary’s Hospital, Memorial Regional Medical Center, Richmond Community Hospital, St. Francis Medical Center, Rappahannock General Hospital, Southside Medical Center, Southern Virginia Medical Center, Westchester Emergency Center, Chester Emergency Center, Short Pump Emergency Center and Southside Emergency Care Center. The mission of Bon Secours is to extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus by improving the health and well-being of our communities and bring good help to those in need, especially people who are poor, dying and underserved. For more information visit BonSecours.com.