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July 9, 2018

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TeamHealth Acquires the Operations of Premier Medical P.C.; Expands precence in the Southeast

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TeamHealth Acquires the Operations of Premier Medical P.C.; Expands presence in the Southeast.

TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced the acquisition of the clinical operations of Premier Medical P.C. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Premier Medical provides emergency care to more than 54,000 patients each year at St. Vincent’s East.

“As a leading healthcare provider in the Birmingham area, Premier Medical takes pride in providing excellent patient care and building strong relationships with patients, families and clinicians of the communities we serve,” said Dennis Jones, MD, co-owner and medical director of Premier Medical. “When searching for a strong physician services partner, TeamHealth was the ideal choice to provide the support and vast resources to complement our physician-led group.”

“Premier Medical and TeamHealth share an unwavering commitment to quality care and patient safety, and through this new partnership, the clinicians and leaders of both groups will continue to position TeamHealth as the leading clinician practice in the country,” said Leif Murphy, president and CEO of TeamHealth. “We are pleased to welcome the talented clinicians of Premier Medical to TeamHealth and look forward to serving the Birmingham area.”

About TeamHealth

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our physicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Through our approximately 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.