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Clinical Integration Produces Big Results for Las Vegas Hospital

August 24, 2017

By Dr. Jeffrey Weiss President, Anesthesiology, and Dr. Jay Mesrobian, Chief Clinical Officer, Anesthesiology, TeamHealth. Join us as we celebrate the sixth annual Physician Anesthesiologists Week held January 26 through February 1, 2020. Anesthesiologist play a vital role in different clinical settings across the hundreds of practices in 21 states at TeamHealth. TeamHealth physician anesthesiologists...

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TeamHealth Celebrates Anesthesiologists Week

By Dr. Jeffrey Weiss President, Anesthesiology, and Dr. Jay Mesrobian, Chief Clinical Officer, Anesthesiology, TeamHealth. Join us as we celebrate the sixth annual Physician Anesthesiologists Week held January 26 through February 1, 2020. Anesthesiologist play a vital role in different clinical settings across the hundreds of practices in 21 states at TeamHealth. TeamHealth physician anesthesiologists...

TeamHealth Now Offers Core CPC Modules for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

TeamHealth Institute is now offering the full series of Core CPC Modules available to all Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Beginning on January 1, 2020, Core Modules will become a required course of the Continued Professional Certification (CPC) program. TeamHealth CRNAs will receive the CPC Modules free of charge as part of their CME training...

TeamHealth Celebrates National #CRNAWeek!

Happy National CRNA Week from TeamHealth! National CRNA Week is the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists annual celebration of anesthesia patient safety and the nation’s 52,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are essential to America’s healthcare system, providing high quality, cost-effective anesthesia care for more than 150 years,...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Living and Working in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Michael Lombardo, recently spoke with us about working with TeamHealth and the community he lives in and serves. Tell me a little bit about the facility where you work. Lombardo:  Orlando Regional Medical Center is Central Florida’s only level-one trauma center located in downtown Orlando. What do you...

What’s It Like to Be a TeamHealth CRNA?

Earlier this year, we spoke with Nicole Hubbard, TeamHealth Co-Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) 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 in many community roles as a mentor, an advocate for the voiceless and...

Patient Safety, Transfusion and Patient Blood Management at TeamHealth

By Dr. Aryeh Shander MD, FCCM, FCCP, FASA, Emeritus Chief Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Englewood Health, Director of TeamHealth Research Institute Transfusion of blood components has been a default therapy for hospitalized patients for more than a century. After World War II, the availability of blood components made it extremely easy...

We Can’t Wait to Connect!

As autumn approaches, there are opportunities to connect with TeamHealth at many major healthcare conferences. Here’s where you’ll see us this fall, we hope to see you there! ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 is October 19 – 23 in Orlando, Florida. Visit us at booth #901 and play arcade-style basketball to benefit the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation! Attendees...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work and Life in Saginaw, Michigan

We recently spoke with Dr. Tam Nguyen, TeamHealth Assistant Facility Medical Director for the anesthesiology department at Covenant Medical Center’s Harrison campus about working with TeamHealth and the community where she lives and serves. Tell us about the facility where you work? Dr. Nguyen:  Covenant Medical Center is a merger of two hospitals more than...

Amidst the Opioid-Epidemic Storm: Reflections of a Non-Opioid Anesthesiologist

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.”...

Clinicians are Storytellers

By Hamilton Lempert, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Coding Policy How are Clinicians Storytellers? When you review a patient’s old records to find out what happened during their last hospitalization, you are grateful when you come across a well-written discharge summary that describes all the particulars of why the patient was there, what was done, the...

Could the TeamHealth Special Ops Team Be Right For You?

By Jo-Ann Toldt, CPC-PRC, TeamHealth Senior Clinical Recruiter, Special Operations Teams   What is the TeamHealth Special Operations Team & what do Special Ops physicians do? 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...

Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day from TeamHealth!

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...

TeamHealth’s Commitment to Recruit & Retain Veterans in Healthcare

By Vic McHenry, TeamHealth Director of Residency Relations and Recruitment Operations How is TeamHealth Committed to Recruiting and Retaining Veterans? 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...

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month – Take Care with LiveWell WorkLife

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...

Stress & Preventing Physician Burnout in the Healthcare Profession

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...