KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), a leading physician services organization, announced the acquisition of the operations of Children's Emergency Services. Children's Emergency Services is based in Dayton, Ohio, and currently provides emergency services for Dayton Children's Hospital. Through this relationship, the clinicians of Children's Emergency Services deliver care to more than 74,000 patients each year.
"TeamHealth is an organization that supports our commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care," said Doug Prince, MD, director of Children's Emergency Services. "Children's Emergency Services' reputation for quality paired with TeamHealth's robust infrastructure will benefit our clinicians, our hospital partner and the patients and families we serve."
"Our partnership with Children's Emergency Services expands our presence in the Midwest and affords us the unique opportunity to care for young patients and their families," said Michael D. Snow, president and CEO of TeamHealth. "We look forward to continuing to serve the Dayton area with our esteemed colleagues at Children's Emergency Services."
At TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH), our purpose is to perfect our physicians' ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Through our more than 18,000 affiliated physicians and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers outsourced emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopaedic hospitalist, acute care surgery, obstetrics and gynecology hospitalist, ambulatory care, post-acute care and medical call center solutions to approximately 3,400 acute and post-acute facilities and physician groups nationwide. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, hospital partners and physicians alike. Join our team; we value and empower clinicians. Partner with us; we deliver on our promises. Learn more at http://www.teamhealth.com.
The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, affiliated medical groups and providers, all of which are part of the TeamHealth organization. "Providers" are physicians, advanced practice clinicians and other healthcare providers who are employed by or contract with subsidiaries or affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such providers exercise independent clinical judgment when providing patient care. Team Health Holdings, Inc. does not have any employees, does not contract with providers and does not practice medicine.
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