Twin County Regional Hospital Selects TeamHealth to Enhance Emergency Department Services

December 7, 2015

Twin County Regional Hospital announces a new partnership related to its Emergency Department, effective February 1, 2015.

Twin County Regional Hospital demonstrated its commitment to exceptional emergency medical care by partnering with TeamHealth, one of the nation’s leading providers of Emergency Department staffing and management services. Under this arrangement, TeamHealth will manage a core group of community-based emergency physicians who will be dedicated to enhancing the level of emergency department care at Twin County Regional Hospital. Patients will be treated by high-quality emergency care providers while benefiting from the numerous programs and services offered by TeamHealth.

"As part of Twin County Regional Hospital’s ongoing effort toward performance improvement and patient care excellence, we are excited to further enhance our Emergency Department’s operations and efficiency through this new partnership,” says, CEO, Jon D. Applebaum. 

Patients who visit Twin County Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department may soon notice acceleration in their door-to-doctor times and increased satisfaction from TeamHealth’s industry leading patient throughput programs and commitment to patient satisfaction. 

Twin County Regional Hospital’s current Emergency Department providers and TeamHealth will be working together over the next several weeks to ensure the transition is seamless for patients and medical providers. 

About TeamHealth 
TeamHealth (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 Twin County Regional Hospital
Twin County Regional Hospital (TCRH) is the flagship of the Twin County Regional Healthcare delivery system, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare affiliate.  The hospital is located in Galax, Virginia, the center of the Twin Counties of Grayson and Carroll Counties in Southwest Virginia.  Centered on the mission “to promote, preserve and restore the health of our community,” emphasizing excellent service, safety, quality and efficiency, Twin County Regional Hospital has been the anchor and the region’s leader of healthcare for over 40 years.  The hospital and the Twin County Physician Practices (Galax, Hillsville & Independence; Behavioral Health; Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT); Orthopedics; Pain; Pediatrics; Rheumatology; Surgery and Urology) – continually develop and improve services as well as outreach programs to be the area healthcare provider of choice.  For additional information, please visit www.tcrh.org or find TCRH on Facebook.