KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TMH), a leading physician services organization, announced the acquisition of the operations of Grossmont Emergency Medical Group (GEMG). Based in the San Diego area, GEMG provides care to more than 100,000 patients each year through staffing and management of the emergency department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
"We are excited to partner with TeamHealth—an organization that offers a like-minded, physician-centric culture," said Erwin Handley, MD, managing partner of GEMG. "Grossmont Emergency Medical Group's mission is to improve the health of everyone we serve, and TeamHealth will provide the resources and support necessary to continue delivering on this promise."
"The physicians and advanced practice clinicians of Grossmont Emergency Medical Group have a reputation for providing excellent patient care," said Michael D. Snow, president and CEO of TeamHealth. "As we continue to expand our presence in California, we look forward to partnering together to serve the greater San Diego community."
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.