Apollo Medical Holdings Appoints Shawn M. Burns As Senior Vice President Of Physician Services


GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed" or "the Company") (AMEH), an integrated population health management company, today announced the appointment of Shawn M. Burns as Senior Vice President, Physician Services.

Mr. Burns is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 25 years of experience.  Prior to joining ApolloMed, he served as Executive Vice President, Physician Services for Sound Physicians for three years. Shawn was a key executive in the growth of Sound Physicians from $25 million to over $350 million in revenues and a successful recapitalization of the company valued at over $700 million. Prior to this, he served as Vice President, Physician Services for Sound from 2005 to 2011. Prior to joining Sound, he served as Director, Physician Recruitment for DaVita, where he was responsible nationally for oversight of physician recruitment duties.

Mr. Burns graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 1976.

"We are pleased to have Shawn join the senior management team," stated Warren Hosseinion, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings. "The recruitment, professional development and retention of physicians is a key component of our platform, and Shawn's experience and efforts will be important going forward."

"I am excited to start a new challenge within ApolloMed and look forward to working with the existing team to further grow their already extensive offerings utilized in meeting the healthcare needs of patients," stated Shawn M. Burns, Senior Vice President of Physician Services. "I am fortunate to be joining such a respected company that prides itself on putting patients as its first priority in everything it does."

About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.

Headquartered in Glendale, California, ApolloMed is an integrated population health management company committed to providing exceptional multi-disciplinary care in the communities it serves.  ApolloMed is addressing the healthcare needs of its patients by leveraging its integrated healthcare delivery platform comprised of six affiliated and complementary physician groups:  ApolloMed Hospitalists, ApolloMed ACO (Accountable Care Organization), Maverick Medical Group (Independent Physician Association), ApolloMed Care Clinics, Apollo Care Connect and Apollo Palliative Services. ApolloMed strives to improve medical outcomes with high-quality, cost-efficient care.  For more information, please visit www.apollomed.net

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