Founded in 1988, Emergency Service Partners, L.P. (ESP) is a dedicated group of Emergency Medicine specialists. We believe in a collaborative relationship between the hospitals we serve and our emergency physician partners.
ESP’s management model promotes strong Medical Director leadership, competent emergency physician groups, and productivity-based compensation. ESP also collaborates with our hospitals on quality initiatives such as improving core measure performance and initiating cutting-edge protocols and pathways.
ESP is also a democratic partnership, meaning that after two years of full-time work, physicians have an opportunity to become an owner of the group practice.
Bennie Fore, MD, has been named the new emergency department medical director at Seton Smithville Regional Hospital, effective September 1. He succeeds Dr. Nicholette Lawson, who has served as medical director since 2012; she will continue working with ESP at other Austin-area locations.
Since joining ESP in 1988, Fore has worked full-time in Austin at Seton Medical Center and Seton Northwest Hospital. From 1994 to 1996, he helped establish and served as director of the Seton and Seton Northwest Minor Care Centers, where he developed triage criteria, credentialing requirements,...Read more »