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TeamHealth Acquires Emergency Medicine Consultants

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."