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|Mednax Inc, was incorporated in Florida in 2007 and is the successor to Pediatrix, which was incorporated in Florida in 1979. The Company is a provider of physician services including Neonatal Care, Maternal-fetal Care, Pediatric Cardiology Care, Other Pediatric Subspecialty Care and Anesthesia Care. At December 31, 2012, its national network comprised 2,100 affiliated physicians, including 1000 physicians who provide neonatal clinical care, in 34 states and Puerto Rico, primarily within hospital-based neonatal intensive care units (“NICUs”), to babies born prematurely or with medical complications. The Company has 200 affiliated physicians who provide maternal-fetal care to expectant mothers experiencing complicated pregnancies and obstetrical hospitalist services in many areas where its affiliated neonatal physicians practice. The Company’s network includes other pediatric subspecialists, including 120 physicians providing pediatric cardiology care, 100 physicians providing pediatric intensive care, 60 physicians providing hospital-based pediatric care and 15 physicians providing pediatric surgical care. In addition, It has 625 physicians who provide anesthesia care to patients in connection with surgical and other procedures as well as pain management. The Company provides clinical care to babies born prematurely or with complications within specific units at hospitals, mainly NICUs, through a team of experienced neonatal physician subspecialists called 'neonatologists', neonatal nurse practitioners and other pediatric clinicians. The Company provides outpatient and inpatient clinical care to expectant mothers and their unborn babies through its affiliated maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, obstetricians and other clinicians, such as maternal-fetal nurse practitioners, certified nurse mid-wives, ultrasonographers and genetic counselors. It provides inpatient and outpatient pediatric cardiology care of the fetus, infant, child, and adolescent patient with congenital heart defects and acquired heart disease as well as adults with congenital heart defects through its affiliated pediatric cardiologist subspecialists and other clinicians such as pediatric nurse practitioners, echocardiographers and other diagnostic technicians, and exercise physiologists. Its network includes pediatric intensivists, who are hospital-based pediatricians with additional education and training in caring for critically ill or injured children and adolescents, and pediatric hospitalists, who are hospital-based pediatricians specializing in inpatient care and management of acutely ill children. The Company provides anesthesia care through a team of experienced physician anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists and anesthesia assistants. It has physicians who provide maternal-fetal medical care to expectant mothers experiencing complicated pregnancies and obstetrician hospitalist services in many areas where its affiliated neonatal physicians practice. The healthcare industry is governed by a framework of federal and state laws, rules and regulations that are complex and for which, in many cases, the industry has the benefit of only limited judicial and regulatory interpretation.|
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