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TeamHealth Acquires the Operations of EmergiNet

Press Release

TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced the acquisition of the clinical operations of EmergiNet. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, EmergiNet provides emergency medicine staffing for Piedmont Henry Hospital and Piedmont Rockdale Hospital. EmergiNet’s approximately 25 physicians and 25 advanced practice clinicians provide care to more than 135,000 patients each year.

“For nearly 30 years, EmergiNet has maximized patient care and facility resources as well as educated, facilitated and integrated the delivery of healthcare for the benefit of the community,” said Michael Bourland, MD, president and CEO of EmergiNet. “We continually seek ways to enhance the level of excellence and quality we provide to our patients and our clients, and this forms the basis of our new relationship with TeamHealth. Together, we will continue to provide superior care to patients and excellent service to clients.”

“TeamHealth and EmergiNet share the same core value—we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, partners and physicians alike,” said Leif Murphy, TeamHealth president and CEO. “This new partnership highlights our ongoing commitment to safe, quality patient care, and we look forward to serving patients and families in the greater Atlanta area.”

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, orthopaedic 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.