September 22, 2008
Apollo Medical Holdings Appoints Jilbert Issai, M.D. Senior Vice President
Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:AMEH), a leading provider of management services to medical groups that provide comprehensive hospital-based medical services, today announced the appointment of Jilbert Issai, M.D. as Apollo's Senior Vice President of Operations.
Dr. Issai joined ApolloMed Hospitalists, an affiliate of Apollo Medical Holdings, in 2006 as medical director of Region 1 (North Los Angeles). Prior to joining Apollo, he practiced as a hospitalist for four years in Downey, California.Dr. Issai completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at LAC-USC Medical Center and is board certified in internal medicine.
"Jilbert is an exceptional individual with the leadership skills and vision to succeed in his new role at Apollo. He has consistently demonstrated his commitment to our company and we look forward to the contributions he will make to our continued growth," stated Warren Hosseinion, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
"I am honored to have this exciting opportunity to expand my role within the company," stated Dr. Issai. "Apollo has built its reputation as a leader in the hospitalist space by providing market-changing, innovative solutions and services and by taking every opportunity to exceed client expectations. I am thrilled to be part of this exceptional team."
About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Apollo is a leading provider of management services to medical groups that provide comprehensive hospital-based medical services. The company intends to capitalize on the growing market for hospital-based physicians, such as hospitalists, or physicians with expertise in hospital medicine. There are 4900 acute care hospitals in the U.S., with over 35 million annual admissions. Total U.S. spending on hospital care is over $650 billion, and is expected to increase to $1.3 trillion by 2016. There are tremendous inefficiencies in the delivery of inpatient care and a high rate of hospital errors. Both of these are drivers for the growth of hospital-based medicine. Apollo and its affiliated medical groups have proven expertise in providing excellent and efficient care to hospitalized patients.