Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a leading provider of hospitalist services in the United States. Hospitalist medicine is organized around inpatient care, primarily delivered in acute care hospitals, and is focused on providing, managing and coordinating the care of hospitalized patients. We believe we are the largest dedicated hospitalist company in the United States based on revenues, patient encounters and number of affiliated hospitalists. As of December 31, 2012, our over 1,410 affiliated hospitalists, including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants (collectively “affiliated hospitalists”) provide hospitalist solutions at over 350 hospitals and 810 other inpatient and post-acute care facilities primarily in 28 states. We have had 14.1 million patient encounters since the beginning of 2010. Collectively, our affiliated hospitalists work with more than 39,000 referring physicians and 3,920 health plans. ... More ...