August 24, 2017
By Robert Frantz, MD, President, TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group When the state of Nevada expanded its Medicaid program in 2014, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center felt the impact. Located minutes from the busy Las Vegas Strip, the 690-bed hospital began experiencing higher and higher volumes of patients in its emergency department. In fact, use...
October 24, 2017
TeamHeath Benefits of Integrating Perioperative Care By Dr. Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Anesthesiology Imagine for a moment that you’re a 50-year-old, otherwise healthy patient with a new diagnosis of colon cancer found during routine screening colonoscopy. You now need a right colon resection. How do you select your surgeon or the hospital where...
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June 11, 2019
By Jo-Ann Toldt, CPC-PRC, TeamHealth Senior Clinical Recruiter, Special Operations Teams Our Special Operations (Ops) Team is an elite team of highly trained physicians who are adaptable, self-reliant, emotionally intelligent and able to function in all environments. While the team provides integral emergency medicine care throughout the United States, physicians select a region in which...
June 4, 2019
By Andrea Peet, Senior Physician Recruiter, TeamHealth Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day! As a Senior Physician Recruiter, it is an honor to work with some of the most talented healthcare recruiters here at TeamHealth. Though this is not a skill we learned in college, we are all incredibly skilled individuals that have honed and...
May 23, 2019
By Vic McHenry, TeamHealth Director of Residency Relations and Recruitment Operations Employers in many industries value veterans for their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving abilities. These employee traits are also important to TeamHealth and to our parent group Blackstone. As a 21-year veteran of the United States Air Force I am proud to announce that TeamHealth...
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May 9, 2019
By Megan Norman, TeamHealth Wellness Manager TeamHealth cares about our associates and their families. We understand the work-life balance struggle that clinicians and non-clinical employees face and are here to assist you. Maybe you are struggling with a new schedule or covering extra shifts. Perhaps you are welcoming a new baby into your family, or...
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April 30, 2019
By Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Anesthesiology What do military veterans and healthcare workers have in common? Unfortunately, the answer is combat fatigue, post-mission depression, compassion fatigue, PTSD and other mental health stress disorders like litigation stress syndrome and second victim syndrome. Both occupations can have extremely stressful work environments and both occupations can...
March 19, 2019
In celebration of National Doctors’ Day 2019, we want to let you know how much we appreciate your commitment to providing quality care to your patients every day. We want to celebrate by hearing your personal story of why you became a physician! Visit our Doctors’ Day submission site to share your story today! And...
January 29, 2019
By Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Anesthesiology Does anyone remember the Ploss Valve? It was this nifty little piece of plastic that created a switch valve that allowed us to simultaneously monitor the patients’ blood pressure, pulse and respirations through our earpiece. Long before the days of automated blood pressure cuffs and the invention...
January 24, 2019
In part two of our #CRNAWeek blog series, Nicole Hubbard takes a deeper dive into what clinicians can expect when attending TeamHealth’s leadership training and the benefits of working at TeamHealth. TeamHealth: Could you tell me about your other leadership responsibilities at TeamHealth? Hubbard: I am an appointed member of the National Advanced Practice Council,...
January 22, 2019
In celebration of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Week 2019, we recently spoke with Nicole Hubbard, TeamHealth Co-Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in a two part series about her role at Tampa General Hospital (TGH), serving on the TeamHealth National Advanced Practice Clinician Council and the role she plays in her community. Nicole serves...
January 8, 2019
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,...
January 3, 2019
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...
December 6, 2018
By David J Samuels, MD, Facility Medical Director TeamHealth Anesthesiology, Select Physicians Surgery Center, Tampa, Florida. In 2016, Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, MD, sent a letter to every physician in the United States enlisting our commitment to help end the opioid epidemic. He stated that the crisis was born from a “path of good intentions.”...
November 1, 2018
By Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Anesthesiology Our primary role as physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs) is to take great care of patients. In a healthcare environment so focused on costs as we shift to value-based care where reimbursement is tied to the quality and efficiency of the care delivered, it’s easy to...
September 25, 2018
This October, TeamHealth is excited to be attending some the world’s finest gatherings of medical minds. We know the latter half of the year features many major healthcare conferences – giving attendees the opportunity to network with other professionals and educate themselves with courses, skills labs and workshops. Here’s where we can connect! It’s the...
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August 21, 2018
By Miles Snowden, MD, Chief Medical Officer In choosing hospital and facility-based medicine, we have chosen to be responsible for the highest acuity of healthcare needs. More often than not, for patients and families, high-acuity care is delivered by unfamiliar clinicians at unexpected times and in foreign facilities. Practicing this type of medicine well—one patient...