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Physician Burnout: TeamHealth Helps Physicians Find Support

August 28, 2017

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...

How Medical Teams Helped Save Communities after Hurricane Matthew

August 17, 2017

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...

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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...

National Women Physicians Day 2020

TeamHealth joins National Women Physicians Day in celebrating women physicians as colleagues, friends, family and doctors. We want to recognize not only the strides that have been made by generations of women doctors but that a balance must be struck that allows women to succeed professionally while balancing family. Watch this video to hear from...

5 Ways for Physicians to Combat Stress with LiveWell WorkLife

According to Psychology Today, stress is a feeling people have when they are overloaded and struggling to cope with the demands of a threat. A number of things can cause stress: A death, divorce, difficult relationships with a partner or co-worker, money troubles, the list goes on. Our LiveWell WorkLife services identify five things you might be...

What Is Burnout? How Can Clinicians Help Prevent It?

By Dr. James Horst, DO, FACN, TeamHealth National Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Post-Acute Care Burnout is not technically a clinical term but one that is used to describe a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion that renders a person close to being disabled. Someone experiencing burnout may feel like they are unglued,...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work and Life in Chicago

We recently spoke with Dr. Mindy Moore, Ph.D. and TeamHealth Licensed Clinical Psychologist at California Gardens Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center about working with TeamHealth and the community where she lives in and serves in Chicago. Tell us about the facility where you work? Dr. Moore:  I am currently placed at California Gardens Skilled Nursing...

I Went Into Healthcare to Treat a Person, Not a Disease

Dr. William Cooke, Facility Medical Director (FMD), at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, Indiana, part of the LifePoint Group, saw a problem in his community about 15 years ago. In 2004, he opened a medical office in neighboring Austin, Indiana, called Foundations Family Medicine. Prior to this clinic, there had not been accessible healthcare in...

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 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...

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...

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 5: TeleBehavioral Health

Listen in on conversations with leading clinicians across the country that cover all the things they don’t teach you in residency in our new podcast Beyond Clinical Medicine. What is TeleBehavioral Health and how can it impact patient care? In episode 5, Dr. Strauss speaks with Dr. James Horst, DO, FACN, National Medical Director of...

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...

How to Improve Mental Healthcare in the Emergency Department

Individuals with mental health or substance-use related issues are one of the fastest-growing patient populations in U.S. hospital emergency departments. This surge is creating a crisis for some hospitals. Without adequate access to behavioral health specialists to perform mental health evaluations or readily available psychiatric beds for admission, these patients often hold or board for...

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...

How Physicians Can Promote Mental Health to Aid in Physical Wellness

By Dr. Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services Clinicians and healthcare organizations that recognize the impact of mental health conditions on their patient outcomes will thrive, and that finding is magnified when the treatment of behavioral and physical health is done in an integrated manner, which improves outcomes for both medical and...

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...