Pediatrix 2006 Third Quarter Conference Call/Webcast Scheduled for November 2, 2006
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2006--Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. (NYSE:PDX), the nation's leading provider of maternal-fetal and newborn physician services, will host an investor conference call and Webcast on Thursday, November 2, 2006, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, to provide selected financial information for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2006. Pediatrix expects to issue a press release prior to the opening of the securities markets November 2, 2006, that will cover this financial information.
The Audit Committee of Pediatrix's Board of Directors is continuing a previously announced review of the Company's practices relating to its historical stock option grants. At this time, the Company does not anticipate that this review will be completed in time for the filing deadline for its third quarter Form 10-Q.
The investor conference call will be Webcast and may be accessed at Pediatrix's Website, www.pediatrix.com.
Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of newborn, maternal-fetal and pediatric physician subspecialty services. Pediatrix physicians and advanced nurse practitioners are reshaping the delivery of maternal-fetal and newborn care by identifying best demonstrated processes and participating in clinical research to enhance patient outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective care. Founded in 1979, its neonatal physicians provide services at more than 240 NICUs, and through Obstetrix, its perinatal physicians provide services in many markets where Pediatrix's neonatal physicians practice. Combined, Pediatrix and its affiliated professional corporations employ more than 890 physicians in 32 states and Puerto Rico. Pediatrix is also the nation's largest provider of newborn hearing screens and newborn metabolic screening. Additional information is available at www.pediatrix.com.
Certain statements and information in this press release may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements relating to our objectives, plans and strategies, and all statements (other than statements of historical facts) that address activities, events or developments that we intend, expect, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These statements are often characterized by terminology such as "believe", "hope", "may", "anticipate", "should", "intend", "plan", "will", "expect", "estimate", "project", "positioned", "strategy" and similar expressions, and are based on assumptions and assessments made by Pediatrix's management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. Any forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and Pediatrix undertakes no duty to update or revise any such statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results, developments, and business decisions to differ materially from forward-looking statements are described in Pediatrix's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, including the section entitled "Risk Factors". Additional factors include, but are not limited to, uncertainties related to: the time needed to complete an Audit Committee inquiry into historic stock option grant practices; whether or not the Audit Committee's inquiry would lead to the discovery of accounting errors or other adverse facts and possible regulatory action or litigation.
CONTACT: Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc., Fort Lauderdale
Bob Kneeley, Director, Investor Relations,
SOURCE: Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc.