Anesthesiology

Celebrating National Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants Week 2021

June 7, 2021

By Matthew J. Ciotti, Chief Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant, TeamHealth Anesthesiology, The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio The week of June 7-13 is a time to recognize Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants for CAA Week 2021. The high-quality, collaborative, team-based approach employed by the thousands of CAAs in the U.S. alongside our physician anesthesiologists continues to be a...

Tampa General Hospital repurposes surgical wrap as sleeping bags

October 21, 2020

Nicole Hubbard, Chief CRNA at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, mobilized staff to repurpose the water-resistant wrapping that covers sterilized surgical instruments into sleeping bags for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. At TeamHealth, our culture of innovation and collaboration allows clinicians to share best practices and work together to improve communities. Nicole and her team...

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Choosing a Career in Anesthesia

Earlier this year, Dr. Vibhuti Chopra shared her inspiring story for Women Physicians Day. Now, she's sharing more about facing COVID-19 with her team and why she chose a career in anesthesia. 

Reducing Opioid Use in Anesthesia

By Stephen M. Powell, MD, Facility Medical Director, Anesthesia, The Christ Hospital and Michael McReynolds, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Anesthesia, The Christ Hospital   For centuries, people have known about the beneficial effects of opioids, along with their side effects and addictive possibilities. In recent decades, healthcare providers began prescribing opioid medications at higher and...

Anesthesia Career Spotlight

Earlier this year, we spotlighted Dr. Peter Armanious for Physician Anesthesiologist Week. Now, having passed his boards and started a new phase in his anesthesia career, he’s sharing more of his story and the ways his team has worked through difficult times.

Celebrating National Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants Week 2021

By Matthew J. Ciotti, Chief Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant, TeamHealth Anesthesiology, The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio The week of June 7-13 is a time to recognize Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants for CAA Week 2021. The high-quality, collaborative, team-based approach employed by the thousands of CAAs in the U.S. alongside our physician anesthesiologists continues to be a...

Recognizing Physician Anesthesiologist Week

A father’s sacrifice becomes motivation Peter Armanious, MD, is pursuing his dreams of becoming an anesthesiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens in Flushing, New York, with unrelenting diligence and purpose. His motivation is a lifetime of watching his father’s hard work and sacrifice as he faced the challenges of moving to a new country with his young...

Recognizing TeamHealth Women Physicians

Today, Feb. 3, National Women Physicians Day, we recognize TeamHealth female physicians for their impactful contributions to our company and the field of medicine. It is the perfect moment to highlight an inspiring physician, Vibhuti Chopra, MD, TeamHealth assistant facility medical director at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens in Flushing, New York. Dr. Vibhuti Chopra’s Story   Dr. Chopra was...

TeamHealth celebrates National CRNA Week

Join us to celebrate National CRNA Week, an annual recognition sponsored by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. More than 57,000 CRNAs deliver anesthesia care to millions of patients across our country each year. We want to personally recognize the more than 1,000 CRNAs that are part of our TeamHealth family. TeamHealth CRNAs are a...

Tampa General Hospital repurposes surgical wrap as sleeping bags

Nicole Hubbard, Chief CRNA at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, mobilized staff to repurpose the water-resistant wrapping that covers sterilized surgical instruments into sleeping bags for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. At TeamHealth, our culture of innovation and collaboration allows clinicians to share best practices and work together to improve communities. Nicole and her team...

Going Virtual: Fall Trade Shows

As we continue to adjust during an unprecedented year, we are excited to have the opportunity to be present at the 2020 virtual fall trade shows. We wish we could connect face to face at the following events: Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)’s HM20 American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)...

Recognizing Anesthesiologist Assistants During the Pandemic

By Matthew J. Ciotti, Chief Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant, TeamHealth Anesthesiology, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio As National Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants (CAA) Week comes to a close today, we celebrate CAAs and the collaborative approach taken with physician anesthesiologists to provide excellent care to patients. CAAs are a crucial part of the anesthesiology community, and I...

Celebrating National Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants Week

By Jason Laury, MMSc, CAA, Co-Chief Anesthetist, TeamHealth Anesthesiology, Redmond Regional Medical Center, Rome, Georgia During National Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants (CAA) Week from June 1-5, I feel especially thankful that my work as a TeamHealth CAA challenges me in the best ways. Each day I experience teamwork, intellectual conversations, critical thinking, multitasking, compassion and a...

Beyond Clinical Medicine: An Anesthesiologist’s Perspective from the COVID-19 Epicenter

In this episode of the Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast, Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, spoke with Ahmed Soliman, MD, Facility Medical Director, Anesthesiology, at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, about his experience during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City. Hear key takeaways about how Dr. Soliman’s anesthesiology team adapted and served...

TeamHealth Celebrates Doctors’ Day 2020!

In celebration of Doctors’ Day, TeamHealth wants to let you know how much we appreciate your commitment to providing quality care to your patients every day. National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on March 30 in the United States. It’s a holiday that honors physicians for the work they do for their patients, the communities they...

Submit Your Story for Doctors’ Day 2020

“From a young age, I always knew that in some way, shape or form I wanted to help other people. I was really attracted to the closeness that comes from being a physician,” said Michael Corvini, MD, President, TeamHealth Southeast Group, as he tells us about why he became a physician. “For me, the opportunity...

TeamHealth Celebrates Women Physicians In History

National Women Physicians Day is celebrated each February 3, in honor of Elizabeth Blackwell’s birthday, and TeamHealth is encouraging women physicians across the country to celebrate their accomplishments by using the hashtags #NationalWomenPhysiciansDay or #NWPD all month long! More than a hundred and sixty-eight years ago, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to receive a...