KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its Wisconsin presence through a transaction involving the principals of Racine Emergency Physicians, SC, the group that manages and staffs the emergency department for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints hospital in Racine, Wis. On July 1, 2013, TeamHealth began providing staffing and management services for the hospital's emergency department, which provides emergency care for approximately 58,000 patients annually. All Saints is part of the Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare system.
"Our physicians and advanced practice clinicians are proud to provide quality emergency care for thousands of patients in the Racine community," said Michael Manske, MD, president of Racine Emergency Physicians. "Our partnership with TeamHealth will allow us to continue providing great care while gaining access to TeamHealth's established tools to improve operations in areas such as quality assurance, practice support, continuing education and more."
"This partnership will advance our mission to provide exceptional and compassionate healthcare service for patients and their loved ones," said Susan Boland, president, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints. "TeamHealth offers tools and resources to build on the success of our emergency department at All Saints and offer even higher levels of clinical care and customer service for patients and their families."
"We are excited for the opportunity to work with All Saints and the physicians of Racine Emergency Physicians," said Oliver Rogers, president of Hospital Based Services for TeamHealth. "We share the group's values and support the goals of All Saints and the Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare system. We look forward to working together to advance emergency care for the Racine community."About TeamHealthTeamHealth ( Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 18 affiliated regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's approximately 8,900 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 800 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states. The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health, Inc., and all of its related entities, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated physicians and physician groups. For more information about TeamHealth, visit www.teamhealth.com. SOURCE TeamHealth