IPC Healthcare Enhances Presence in Central Georgia with Acquisition of Atlantic Hospitalist Group

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IPC Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPCM), a leading national acute hospitalist and post-acute provider organization, announced today that it has acquired Atlantic Hospitalist Group, an acute care inpatient group located in Macon, Georgia.

R. Jeffrey Taylor, president and COO of IPC Healthcare, said, "This acquisition enhances our presence in the Macon marketplace and positions us for future growth in the area. The Atlantic hospitalists provide coverage at the same hospitals as IPC, and by combining groups we can improve coverage in those hospitals while providing a more consistent service to both the hospitals and the referring physicians."

Dr. Oyekunie Muraina, president of Atlantic, will maintain his current independent pulmonary and sleep medicine practice in Macon.

The patient encounters for the practice are estimated at approximately 16,000 on an annualized basis.

About IPC Healthcare, Inc.

IPC Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPCM) is a leading national acute hospitalist and post-acute provider group practice company. IPC Healthcare's affiliated physicians and other clinical providers practice in over 400 hospitals and 1,700 post-acute care facilities. The Company offers its more than 1,900 employed clinicians comprehensive training, information technology, and management support systems to improve the quality and reduce the cost of patient care in the facilities it serves. For more information, visit the IPC Healthcare website at www.ipchealthcare.com.

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