TeamHealth In The News
HealthLeaders - March 2013
If your hospital or health system is currently using an all-physician anesthesia group, this might be a ripe opportunity to cut costs without compromising patient safety.
The Future of Anesthesiology: 3 Key Observations
Becker's Hospital Review - March 2013
Anesthesiology may put some people to sleep, but the specialty is about to get a wakeup call. Sonya Pease, MD, CMO for anesthesia services at Knoxville-based TeamHealth, says anesthesiologists' role in care delivery is poised to expand beyond the operating room.
Raritan Bay Medical Center, TeamHealth Partner for Emergency Care
Becker's Hospital Review - February 2013
Raritan Bay Medical Center, with locations in Perth Amboy, N.J., and Old Bridge, N.J., has partnered with TeamHealth, a provider of emergency department staffing and management services, to enhance emergency care.
Reducing Hospital Admissions: A Two-Pronged Approach
Readmissions News - February 2013
Hospital penalties and incentives in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are having a dramatic impact on hospital processes and procedures. One area on which hospital executives are intensely focused is the law’s provision for reducing Medicare payments for hospitals with high readmission rates. When addressing readmissions, it’s critical that hospitals take a two-pronged approach –- focusing not only on internal processes and procedures, but also on involving other health care providers in the community in their effort to keep patients from returning to the hospital.
Resuscitate ED Metrics with Split-Flow Design
HFM Magazine - December 2012
TeamHealth Northwest president, Mark Harris, MD, FACEP, and TeamHealth hospital-based services vice president, Jeff Wood, RN, wrote this HFM Magazine article that describes how the split-flow model has emerged as one of the most efficient and cost-effective strategies for improving ED patient flow, with the added benefit of yielding thousands or even millions of dollars in annual financial improvement.
Dr. Steve Stack discusses Physician Satisfaction, AMA Leadership, and Medical Expenses with EPMonthly.com
EPMonthly.com - October 2012
During the 2012 ACEP Scientific Assembly, Dr. Mark Plaster, executive editor of Emergency Physicians Monthly, sat down with Dr. Steve Stack, chair of the AMA Board of Trustees and TeamHealth physician, to discuss physician satisfaction, AMA leadership, and medical expenses.