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 Professional Anesthesia Services, LLP. Based in Omaha, Neb., Professional Anesthesia Services' physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage more than 18,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services for Bergan Mercy Medical Center and three ambulatory surgery centers.
"We share TeamHealth's commitment to quality, efficiency and exceptional patient care," said Thomas Buglewicz, MD, chairman of Professional Anesthesia Services. "By partnering with TeamHealth, we will have the necessary resources and infrastructure to better serve our hospital and surgery center partners and the patients and families of the Omaha community."
"Professional Anesthesia Services has established a reputation for quality and service in the Omaha market," said Elliott Wohlner, MD, president, West Division of TeamHealth Anesthesia. "We are proud to have providers of this caliber join our group."
"We are pleased to welcome the providers of Professional Anesthesia Services to TeamHealth," said Oliver Rogers, president of TeamHealth Hospital Based Services. "We share the group's commitment to its clients and to delivering high-quality anesthesia management services to the Omaha community."