KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its California presence through the acquisition of the practice of San Francisco Physicians Internationale, Inc., the physician group that provides services to the emergency department of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon, Calif. TeamHealth recently commenced services for this emergency department that cares for approximately 16,000 patients annually.
"For more than 20 years, our physicians have provided quality emergency care for patients at San Ramon Medical Center," said Robert Buehl, MD, president of San Francisco Physicians Internationale. "We are excited about the opportunity to continue increasing our level of service and innovation through our new relationship with TeamHealth." Dr. Buehl will continue to serve in a leadership role with San Francisco Physicians Internationale, Inc.
"This partnership will advance our mission to take extraordinary care of patients and their loved ones," said Gary Sloan, CEO for San Ramon Regional Medical Center. "TeamHealth offers tools and resources to build on the success of our emergency department, offering even higher levels of clinical care and customer service for patients and their families."
"We are excited for the opportunity to partner with San Ramon Regional Medical Center and the physicians of San Francisco Physicians Internationale," said Oliver Rogers, president of TeamHealth Hospital Based Services. "We are committed to supporting the hospital's goals and enhancing the physicians' ability to deliver high-quality emergency care to the San Ramon community."
TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 17 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's approximately 8,500 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 800 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 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 www.teamhealth.com.
About San Ramon Regional Medical Center
San Ramon Regional Medical Center, an acute care hospital, has continued to provide increasingly advanced inpatient, outpatient, and 24-hour emergency services since its opening in 1990. In 2011, San Ramon Regional opened its expanded 8,900-square-foot Emergency Department. It is licensed with both Contra Costa County and Alameda County to receive ambulances through the 911 systems. The hospital is designated as a STEMI Receiving Center following protocols to receive and treat high-risk heart attack patients. San Ramon Regional received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Primary Stroke Center, and now serves as a stroke receiving hospitals for Contra Costa County.