Health Care

Schumacher gets new ER contract with Tulane Med Center

by Leslie Turk

Local emergency staffing and management company adds Tulane's downtown medical center to its list of clients.

Schumacher Group is now handling staffing and management for the emergency room department at Tulane Medical Center's downtown campus in New Orleans, a 278-bed academic medical center.

Dr. Kip Schumacher

Tulane Medical Center is a teaching, research and medical facility jointly owned by HCA and Tulane University. It offers specialized inpatient and outpatient hospital services and postgraduate medical education programs.

SG has provided staffing and management services in the ER department at Tulane's Lakeside campus since 2010.

Founded by Dr. Kip Schumacher in 1994, the Lafayette-based company ranked No. 2 on ABiz's list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana, with $624 million in 2012 revenues.