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TeamHealth Acquires Emergency Medicine Consultants

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TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced the acquisition of Emergency Medicine Consultants (EMC) Ltd., and its affiliated entities. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, EMC provides emergency medicine staffing for 24 facilities and one urgent care center in multiple health systems, including Texas Health Resources and Methodist Health System. EMC’s approximately 330 physicians and 80 advanced practice clinicians provide care to more than 900,000 patients each year.

“EMC has a long-standing mission to empower physicians to deliver superior patient care while providing excellent service to our hospital partners,” said John Geesbreght, MD, co-founder and CEO of EMC. “This new partnership with TeamHealth is founded upon two culturally-aligned, physician-centric groups. With a shared vision and common values, EMC and TeamHealth will leverage the strengths of both organizations to continue serving patients and their families in the North Texas area.”

“With a 40-year history, EMC is a highly-respected group with an enduring reputation for providing quality care for patients and families and excellent service to its hospital partners,” said Leif Murphy, TeamHealth president and CEO. “Together, EMC and TeamHealth will continue to advance our position as the leading clinician practice in the country driven by an unwavering commitment to quality and safety.”

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 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 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.