KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its New Jersey presence through the acquisition of South Jersey Emergency Physicians, PA, the group that manages and staffs the emergency department for Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly, N.J., and provides emergency care for approximately 60,000 patients annually.
"Our partnership with TeamHealth will allow us to further advance our level of service and clinical innovation," said Jeffrey Morris, MD, president of South Jersey Emergency Physicians. "We share TeamHealth's commitment to quality, efficiency and exceptional patient care and look forward to working with the organization to continue providing great care for patients and families in Mount Holly."
"We are very pleased and supportive of these two high-quality organizations coming together to provide the highest levels of patient care and customer service to our patients," said Richard Miller, FACHE, president and CEO for Virtua. "We look forward to TeamHealth and South Jersey Emergency Physicians working together to build on the success of our emergency department's efforts to best serve our patients."
"We are excited to partner with Virtua Memorial and physicians of South Jersey Emergency Physicians," said Oliver Rogers, president of Hospital Based Services for TeamHealth. "We are dedicated to providing support for both the hospital and physician group to advance their mission to deliver quality care to the patients and families of the Mount Holly 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.