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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth announces the appointment of Daniel Virnich, MD, MBA, as chief medical officer for TeamHealth Hospital Medicine (THHM), one of the largest providers of outsourced hospitalist staffing solutions in the nation. In his new role, effective Oct. 1, Dr. Virnich will be responsible for the clinical effectiveness of THHM programs and will play a key role in the organization's clinical integration efforts. Dr. Virnich previously served as a regional medical director for THHM's west division.
"With diverse experience in both healthcare and business, Dr. Virnich offers the necessary knowledge and skills to provide leadership for our client hospitals, affiliated physicians, advanced practice clinicians and employees," said Jasen Gundersen, MD, MBA, CPE, SFHM, president of TeamHealth Hospital Medicine. "The combination of his clinical knowledge and healthcare administrative experience makes him well-suited to be chief medical officer for TeamHealth's hospital medicine division."
Dr. Virnich received his medical degree from the University of Chicago where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and completed his residency at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. He continued his education at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where he earned his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in finance. Dr. Virnich is a member of both the national Practice Management Committee and the Patient Experience Task Force for the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 18 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's more than 8,900 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, specialty hospitalist and pediatric staffing and management services to more than 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.
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