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TeamHealth Acquires Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine

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TeamHealth Holdings Inc. announced the acquisition of the operations of Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine, the group that manages and staffs the hospital emergency department for Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital in Elko, Nev. Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine’s clinicians provide care for approximately 24,000 cases annually.

“Our physicians and physician assistants have a passion for delivering excellent patient care in the Elko community,” said Daniel C. Jones, DO, director for Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine. “With TeamHealth’s extensive emergency medicine resources and unmatched support for physicians and clinicians, we are proud to join an organization that will enable us to continue providing patients with the highest level of service.” “We are pleased to welcome Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine to TeamHealth and to partner with Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital,” said Michael D. Snow, president and CEO of TeamHealth. “Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine provides excellent emergency department staffing and operational efficiencies for its hospital partner, and we look forward to working together to enhance emergency care for the Elko community.”

About TeamHealth

TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 21 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth’s more than 13,000 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 990 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states. TeamHealth was recently named one of “America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies” for 2014 by Forbes magazine. The term “TeamHealth” as used throughout this release includes TeamHealth and all of its related entities, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated physicians and physician groups. For more information about TeamHealth, visit 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.