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TeamHealth Acquires the Operations of Synergy Emergency Physicians, Inc.

TeamHealth, a leading physician services organization, announced the acquisition of the clinicaloperations of Synergy Emergency Physicians, Inc. Through staffing and management of the emergency department at theMercy Health - St. Anne Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, Synergy Emergency Physicians,Inc., provides care to approximately 40,000patients each year.

"At TeamHealth, we areeach committed to providing the highest level of quality and patient safety,"said Leif Murphy, president and CEO of TeamHealth. "Synergy EmergencyPhysicians is a leader in quality and safety and will be an ideal partner as weexpand our presence in the Ohio market."

About TeamHealth

At TeamHealth,our purpose is to perfect our physicians' ability to practice medicine, everyday, in everything we do. Through our more than approximately 20,000 affiliatedphysicians and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers outsourcedemergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopedichospitalist, acute care surgery, obstetrics and gynecology hospitalist,ambulatory care, post-acute care and medical call center solutions toapproximately 3,300 acute and post-acute facilities and physician groupsnationwide. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believebetter experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients,hospital partners and physicians alike. Join our team; we value and empower clinicians. Partner with us; we deliver on our promises. Learn more at http://www.teamhealth.com.

The term "TeamHealth" as used throughoutthis release includes Team Health Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries,affiliates, affiliated medical groups and providers, all of which arepart of the TeamHealth organization. "Providers" are physicians, advanced practice clinicians and otherhealthcare providers who are employed by or contract with subsidiaries oraffiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such providersexercise independent clinical judgment when providing patient care. Team HealthHoldings, Inc., does not have any employees, does not contract with providersand does not practice medicine.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding TeamHealth's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.