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Improving Patient Flow Helps This California Hospital Dramatically Improve Metrics

January 15, 2019

The busy emergency department (ED) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, the largest healthcare facility in East San Diego County, treats more than 100,000 patients annually. TeamHealth, Sharp Grossmont’s ED management partner, organized a rapid process improvement event with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and ancillary support service representatives who worked collaboratively to identify barriers related...

Volunteer Ministry Center Wins #TeamHealthCares Charity Contest!

January 10, 2019

TeamHealth celebrated #GivingTuesday all month long with our annual #TeamHealthCares charity contest. We collaborated with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer Ministry Center and the Boys & Girls Club of America to celebrate the spirit of giving and asked our supporters to visit the TeamHealth Cares website to vote for the organization of their choice to...

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What I Learned after an Accidental Needle Stick

By Joseph Chow, MD, President, Ambulatory Care “Ouch! Did that seriously just happen?” I was having a nice conversation with a patient while suturing up his finger. He was a chef and, of course, cut his finger while chopping onions. I was just about finished, and it looked nice. I was in the midst of...

Improving Patient Flow Helps This California Hospital Dramatically Improve Metrics

The busy emergency department (ED) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, the largest healthcare facility in East San Diego County, treats more than 100,000 patients annually. TeamHealth, Sharp Grossmont’s ED management partner, organized a rapid process improvement event with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and ancillary support service representatives who worked collaboratively to identify barriers related...

Volunteer Ministry Center Wins #TeamHealthCares Charity Contest!

TeamHealth celebrated #GivingTuesday all month long with our annual #TeamHealthCares charity contest. We collaborated with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer Ministry Center and the Boys & Girls Club of America to celebrate the spirit of giving and asked our supporters to visit the TeamHealth Cares website to vote for the organization of their choice to...

Introducing the Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast

TeamHealth has launched a podcast series! Beyond Clinical Medicine is a podcast series hosted by Dr. Rob Strauss, FACEP, TeamHealth VP Program Development. Hear conversations from leading clinicians across the country that cover all the things they don’t teach you in residency. In the first episode, Dr. Strauss speaks with Dr. Kevin Klauer, EJD, FACEP,...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work and Life in Worcester, Massachusetts

We recently spoke with Dr. Swetlana Lobachova, TeamHealth anesthesiology facility medical director, about her facility and the community she serves in Worcester. TeamHealth: Tell us about the facilities you currently oversee? Dr. Lobachova: I am currently Facility Medical Director in Anesthesiology at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is a private community hospital with...