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TeamHealth Acquires the Operations of Synergy Emergency Physicians, Inc.

Press Release

TeamHealth, a leading physician services organization, announced the acquisition of the clinical operations of Synergy Emergency Physicians, Inc. Through staffing and management of the emergency department at the Mercy Health – St. Anne Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, Synergy Emergency Physicians, Inc., provides care to approximately 40,000 patients each year.

“At TeamHealth, we are each committed to providing the highest level of quality and patient safety,” said Leif Murphy, president and CEO of TeamHealth. “Synergy Emergency Physicians is a leader in quality and safety and will be an ideal partner as we expand our presence in the Ohio market.”

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 approximately 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 approximately 3,300 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.