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IPC The Hospitalist Company Enters Ohio and Pennsylvania Markets
Date:8/7/2008

Contracts with Toledo Children's Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital

Expand IPC's National Footprint to 18 States

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPCM), a leading national hospitalist physician group practice company, announced today that it has signed hospitalist service agreements with Toledo Children's Hospital in Toledo, Ohio and Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. These agreements establish IPC's operations in two additional northeastern states, expanding its national presence to 18 states.

"With our expansion into Ohio, we are providing the Toledo Children's Hospital with the services of skilled pediatric hospitalists," said Skip Strauchman, IPC's regional executive director. "IPC's proprietary technology platform and support infrastructure will enable our hospitalists to deliver high quality pediatric care by efficiently coordinating with clinical teams across this leading children's hospital."

Serving counties in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, the 151-bed Toledo Children's Hospital is dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is part of the ProMedica Health System, which was ranked the most integrated health network in the United States among 570 systems by the 2008 Verispan assessment of integrated healthcare networks.

Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is a 196-bed acute care community hospital serving south central Pennsylvania. Part of the Good Samaritan Health System, the hospital recently earned the Get With The Guidelines(SM) Heart Failure (GWTG-HF) Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.

"Good Samaritan Hospital's selection of IPC is a testament to our experienced leadership and the ability of our technology platform to support our hospitalists in providing efficiency in addition to excellent quality and continuity of care," said Ed Crandell, regional executive director of IPC." This contract is further evidence of the success of our proven growth strategy to grow our footprint nationwide by adding new facilities while remaining committed to our high standards for patient care."

About IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc.

IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPCM) is a leading national hospitalist physician group practice company focused on the delivery of hospitalist medicine services. IPC's physicians and affiliated providers manage the care of hospitalized patients in coordination with primary care physicians and specialists. The Company provides its hospitalists with the comprehensive training, information technology, and management support systems necessary to improve the quality and reduce the cost of inpatient care in the facilities it serves. For more information, visit the IPC website at http://www.hospitalist.com.

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