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Dr. Lynn Massingale Named to Modern Healthcare’s List of “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” for Third Consecutive Year

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TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced today that Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and chairman of TeamHealth, was named among the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” by Modern Healthcare for 2018. This is the third consecutive year Dr. Massingale has received this distinction recognizing physicians in the healthcare industry who are deemed by an expert panel and their peers to be the most influential in terms of demonstrating leadership and impact.“Dr. Massingale is truly deserving of this recognition, and this honor signifies his remarkable work at TeamHealth and his many contributions to healthcare as a whole,” said Leif Murphy, president and CEO of TeamHealth. “Nearly four decades after co-founding TeamHealth, Dr. Massingale continues to play a pivotal role in the company and offers leadership for foundational areas like clinician engagement and retention. We are grateful to have him as a visionary leader on our team.”“TeamHealth was founded under the guiding principle that the quality of a 2:00 a.m. patient encounter is the central determinant of the company’s success,” said Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and chairman of TeamHealth. “I am incredibly proud to continue building upon that principle and represent TeamHealth in a leadership role. I am honored to receive this accolade on behalf of the company and the 20,000 healthcare professionals who choose to be part of TeamHealth.”

About TeamHealth

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our physicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Through our more than 20,000 affiliated healthcare professionals 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 more than 3,200 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

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.