(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) Oct. 9, 2014 – TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:TMH), one of the nation’s largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Burbank, Calif.-based Primary Critical Care Medical Group (PCCMG). Specializing primarily in hospital and critical care medicine, PCCMG provides clinical services through partnerships with four hospitals and two outpatient primary care clinics in the Southern California market. PCCMG also provides hospital medicine services for more than 100 hospitals throughout California through its contract with Kaiser Permanente. Through its contracts, PCCMG provides care for more than 100,000 patients each year.

“When evaluating partnership opportunities, we determined that TeamHealth was a natural fit,” said Bruce Gipe, MD, founder and medical director of PCCMG. “TeamHealth offers extensive resources in hospital medicine and emergency medicine management and provides unparalleled support for physicians and other clinicians. We are excited to join a provider-centric organization with a culture of high clinical and business standards.”

“TeamHealth’s strategy is to grow our business through partnerships with quality physician groups, and PCCMG is an excellent example of that,” said Mike Snow, president and CEO of TeamHealth. “PCCMG’s clinicians and administrative leaders are committed to providing exceptional service to their hospital partners and delivering the highest quality care for patients and their families. TeamHealth is honored to be working with such an outstanding organization.”

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