News & Articles

Emergency Care Partners (ECP) and Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) Expand Services to OSF Heart of Mary and OSF Sacred Heart Medical Centers

CHICAGO, April 29, 2024 ( - Emergency Care Partners (ECP) and Illinois-based partner physician group Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) announce an expansion to provide emergency medicine services at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center and OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, beginning April 20, 2024.

Team Spotlight: Richard Phillips, MD, MBA

April 3, 2023 | Emergency Care Partners (ECP) and Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) proudly spotlight Dr. Richard Phillips.

Team Spotlight: John Moustoukas, MD

February 7, 2023 | Emergency Care Partners (ECP) and Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) are proud to spotlight Dr. John Moustoukas.

Changing the Trajectory – Establishing a Robust Patient Experience Strategy to Lead Improvement in the Emergency Department

Learn how the UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Medical Center Emergency Department team worked together with Press Ganey to drive improved patient experience and outcomes.

6 Proven Ways to Conquer Decision Fatigue

Decision fatigue centers around making deteriorating quality choices after a long session of decision making. Sounds familiar? As physicians, this is an all too common scenario. Compound the fact that our choices carry a heavy burden as we are possibly making life-altering choices for our patients on every shift.

Q&A with Erin Guth: Chicago Area COVID-19 Front Line Hero Meal Trains Co-Founder

Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) family members, Erin Zerth and Erin Guth, wanted to find a way to support the healthcare heroes who courageously put the fear and wellbeing of themselves and their families aside to help the most vulnerable. What started as the efforts of two women quickly became a community movement.

Community Pandemic Response

In May 2020, IEMS Medical Director, Dr. Herb Zerth participated in a local Community Conversation with the American Heart Association of Illinois. Along with other local community health leaders, he shared insight and a personal perspective of what hospitals are doing to keep the public safe.