• Building the Patient-Centered Hospital Home

    Hospitals across the country are looking for new and innovative ways to improve the delivery of healthcare in order to lower costs, increase patient satisfaction and enhance patient outcomes. This white paper will explain why and how the Patient-Centered Hospital Home model should be adapted to the hospital environment

  • Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Inappropriate Readmissions

    Hospitals have a readmission crisis with sizeable percentages of patients who return after discharge for treatment of the same condition that initially brought them to the hospital. These repeat admissions rack up billions of dollars in potentially avoidable costs and affect the hospitals’ ability to receive reimbursement for services. In response, hospitals everywhere are developing and implementing processes and programs designed to lower 30-day readmission rates and preserve revenue streams. This white paper explores strategies and solutions that hospitals can adopt to help achieve these goals.

  • Telemedicine Risk Management

    Amid ongoing challenges and changes within the healthcare industry, telemedicine is emerging as an increasingly attractive tool for delivering quality medical services. This white paper provides an overview of the potential patient safety and malpractice risks associated with telemedicine; explores the risks in several specific applications of telemedicine; and offers strategies and tactics for mitigating those risks.

  • The OB-ED: Redefining the Standard of Women’s Care and Strengthening Hospital Finances

    The OB-ED model fundamentally changes how hospitals care for expectant mothers in a way that improves patient satisfaction, enhances patient safety and quality of care, and increases hospital revenue.

  • Integrated Services Financial Impact Calculator

    Despite significant overlap in workflow and processes, emergency medicine (EM) and hospital medicine (HM) programs have historically suffered from operating under a “silo mentality.” As reimbursements and regulations change alignment between these two services will be imperative for success. Our financial calculator will help you assess your hospital's potential revenue by partnering with TeamHealth for both emergency medicine and hospital medicine services

  • 5 Tactics to Improve ED Flow and Outcomes

    One of TeamHealth’s primary goals is to optimize emergency department (ED) operations in a way that improves operational metrics and provides high-quality care and service that adds value to patients. Among the most dramatic ways to quickly improve operational metrics is to implement these five tactics that focus on front-end ED operations and change the way the staff and physicians function. This whitepaper explores 5 tactics that can rapidly improve ED front-end operations and change the way staff and physicians function.

  • Avoiding Physician Burnout

    Practicing medicine is an important and rewarding career path that attracts some of the nation's brightest and most driven individuals. Unfortunately, practicing medicine is also an increasingly challenging and stressful profession with a high rate of job burnout. TeamHealth provides tips to improve physician retention.

  • Using LEAN to Optimize ED Flow

    Overcrowding caused by an ever-increasing demand for services, along with boarding of inpatients, has resulted in space constraints and medical evaluation and treatment delays across the U.S. The purpose of this white paper is to provide an overview of the LEAN for Healthcare methodologies being employed by TeamHealth as well as their application toward the goal of optimizing patient flow in the ED.

  • Virtual Capacity Innovations

    National emergency department (ED) overcrowding has continued to grow over the past couple of decades alongside economic, regulatory and public pressures to provide expeditious service, reduce wait times and delays and meet quality benchmarks. This growth in overcrowding demands innovative solutions to better optimize ED patient flow. This whitepaper provides a practical guide to explore virtual capacity innovations to optimize emergency department patient flow.

  • Emergency Department Financial Impact Calculator

    Our three-step financial impact calculator will help you assess your hospital's revenue potential under optimized emergency department performance. See how your hospital's metrics compare to those of your peers, and see how our commitment to exceptional patient care and financial performance can transform your emergency department.

  • 5 Core Concepts to Reduce Readmissions

    In a session at the Becker’s Hospital Review annual meeting in Chicago on May 18, Erik Heckerson, RN, MA,FACHE, vice president of Operation performance with TeamHealth and Jasen Gundersen, MD, MBA, CPE, SFHM,chief medical officer of TeamHealth discussed ways hospitals can reduce readmission rates.

  • Transitioning Your Hospital's Anesthesia Service to a Care Team Model

    Maury Parrish, Vice President, Clinical Services, TeamHealth Anesthesia, discusses the advantages of making the decision to change to a care team model.

  • Sample ED Request for Proposal Template

    This ED RFP template will help you evaluate vendors for the management and staffing of your ED.

  • Anesthesia Outsourcing Study

    At TeamHealth Anesthesia, meeting and exceeding the expectations of our partner hospitals is of the utmost importance. To help us identify opportunities to improve our delivery of anesthesia services, we recently commissioned global consulting firm Stax, Inc. to independently research and report our performance against that of our peers.

  • The No Wait ED

    There is no such thing as a "quick fix." Process improvement best occurs incrementally through a dedicated process improvement team.

  • Where's the Money Going?

    Today, we are faced with emergency department (ED) professionals who are required to treat more patients each day while potentially facing lower reimbursement levels. In this environment, it's vital that EDs take all possible steps to capture maximum legitimate revenue opportunities.

  • Simple Changes Extraordinary Results

    TeamHealth has partnered with the Studer Group to create stronger leaders and extend those benefits to our clients.

  • Combined Services Improve Patient Care and Operational Efficiencies

    Despite significant overlap in workflow and processes, emergency medicine (EM) and hospital medicine (HM) programs have historically suffered from operating under a "silo mentality." TeamHealth found that by combining both programs under a single management group, physician accountability for shared clinical standards are enhanced, and patient outcomes are ultimately improved because of increased operational efficiency

  • Emergency Department Outsourcing Study

    Find out how TeamHealth can improve patient care, increase efficiency and lower costs in your hospital by downloading the Emergency Department Outsourcing study.

  • Sample Anesthesia Request for Proposal Template

    This Anesthesia RFP template will help you evaluate vendors for the management and staffing of your Anesthesia program.

  • Preparing for Patient Demand Under Reform

    Increasing patient demand is on the way. Get ideas from leading industry experts on how a physician alignment strategy can help you meet this challenge.

  • HealthLeaders Overall Cross Sectors Survey

    The annual HealthLeaders Survey is based on seven concurrent surveys sent to healthcare leaders across the industry. This report includes the answers to 22 common questions for healthcare leaders in eight distinct sectors: leadership, finance, technology, physicians, nurses, health plans, marketing and quality. Learn how 1,500 of your colleagues in healthcare leadership ranked their priorities and see their concerns, overall satisfaction and judgment on the industry, healthcare reform, ACOs and more in this comprehensive multi-part survey.

  • 10 Tips for Selecting the Right Emergency Department Staffing and Management Partner

    Whether you are new to outsourcing or have been through the process many times before, these tips an help increase your odds of making the right decision for your hospital.

  • Top Five Tips for Making Your Anesthesia Program Work for You

    Learn about five highly efficient keys to make your anesthesia program exceed "best practice" levels.

  • Hospitalist and Emergency Department Outsourcing

    Despite significant overlap in workflow and processes, emergency medicine (EM) and hospital medicine (HM) programs have historically suffered from operating under a "silo mentality." TeamHealth found that by combining both programs under a single management group, physician accountability for shared clinical standards are enhanced, and patient outcomes are ultimately improved because of increased operational efficiency.

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