KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC of TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH) acquired the operations of Chicago-based Signature Healthcare Solutions. Specializing in acute care hospital medicine, Signature Healthcare Solutions partners with four hospitals in the Chicago market, and through its contracts, provides care for more than 19,000 patients each year.
"When evaluating partnership opportunities, we determined IPC of TeamHealth was a natural fit," said Suj Sundararaj, MD, owner of Signature Healthcare Solutions. "With the recent merger of IPC and TeamHealth, the two companies together offer extensive resources in hospital medicine and provide excellent support and service for physicians and other clinicians."
"We are very pleased to welcome the clinicians of Signature Healthcare Solutions to IPC of TeamHealth," said Michael D. Snow, president and CEO of TeamHealth. "Complementary to our existing emergency medicine services in the Chicago market, this new relationship expands our acute hospital medicine presence and positions us for post-acute growth."
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 19,000 affiliated physicians and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers outsourced emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopedic 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.