Barbara Blevins, MHA, FACHE, Named Studer Group® 2014 Hall of Fame Fire Starter

Jul 21, 2014, 16:01 ET from TeamHealth

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced today that Barbara Blevins, MHA, FACHE, chief operating officer for hospital based services, will be inducted into the Studer Group® Fire Starter Hall of Fame.

Each year Studer Group recognizes individuals who make a difference in their organizations and communities. These men and women ignite the flames of passion, guide and support their organizations' commitment to excellence and impact the lives of employees, physicians, patients, families and students.

"Barbara is a steadfast leader who is deeply committed to our mission of quality, efficiency and exceptional patient care," said Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and executive chairman for TeamHealth. "Through her visionary leadership, Barbara has helped TeamHealth become the partner of choice for physicians, advanced practice clinicians, hospitals and the employer of choice for healthcare business professionals. We thank Barbara for her ongoing dedication and congratulate her on this well-deserved honor."

Blevins will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during Studer Group's 12th annual What's Right in Health Care conference, August 7-8 in Chicago, Ill.

About TeamHealth TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 19 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's more than 9,800 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to more than 860 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 46 states. The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health, Inc., and all of its related entities, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated physicians and physician groups. For more information about TeamHealth, visit

About Studer Group® Studer Group's mission is to change the face of healthcare by creating a better place for employees to work, physicians to practice medicine, and patients to receive care. A recipient of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Studer Group is an outcomes-based healthcare performance improvement firm that works with healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and beyond, teaching them how to achieve, sustain and accelerate exceptional clinical, operational, and financial results. Working together, we help to get the foundation right so organizations can build a sustainable culture that promotes accountability, fosters innovation and consistently delivers a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes over time. To learn more about Studer Group, visit

SOURCE TeamHealth