KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced today that Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and executive chairman of TeamHealth, is a finalist for the 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for the southeast, which includes Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The prestigious award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. "While this award program is designed to recognize individuals who play significant roles in the success of their organizations, for me this recognition underscores the commitment to quality, efficiency and exceptional patient care demonstrated by thousands of TeamHealth-affiliated clinicians and administrative staff every day," said Dr. Massingale. "I am honored to represent our organization as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award." Finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award recipients will be announced at a special gala on June 26 at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.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 19 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's more than 9,800 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to more than 860 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 46 states. TeamHealth was recently named as one of "America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" for 2014 by Forbes Magazine. 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. About EYEY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. EY refers to the global organization and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com. About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. SOURCE TeamHealth Holdings Inc.