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Dr. Ron Greeno addresses the Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine

August 30, 2017

Ron Greeno, MD, FCCP, MHM, Senior Advisor for Medical Affairs for TeamHealth recently presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine International Symposium in Tokyo on September 14, 2017. He was invited to Japan to address the Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine on The Evolution of the Hospitalist Model...

Healing and Hope: A Physician's Message of Medicine

August 28, 2017

We asked physicians why they selected the field of medicine as their passion. Here is one of their stories. By Dr. Omar Hamada, MD, pictured with his grandfather Ibrahim Souki, MD, who inspired him to become a physician. Medicine is a message. It is a message of healing. It is a message of hope. If...

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Join the TeamHealth Special Ops Team!

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...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work and Life in the Southeast

We recently spoke with Dr. Michael Corvini, MD, senior vice president of TeamHealth’s Southeast Group, about working with TeamHealth, the company culture and the region he serves. TeamHealth: What kinds of opportunities can a physician expect at TeamHealth? Dr. Corvini:  TeamHealth is an amazing company because it is tremendously large, but it feels small like...

Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day!

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 and Retain Veterans

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...

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, But LiveWell WorkLife is Here to Help Year Round

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...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work and Life in Georgetown, Kentucky

We recently spoke with Dr. Scott Harrison, MBA, TeamHealth facility medical director (FMD) at Georgetown Community Hospital, about working with TeamHealth and LifePoint Health, and about the community he lives in and serves. TeamHealth:  Tell us about the facility where you work? Dr. Harrison:  Georgetown Community Hospital is located just a few minutes outside of...

Patient Experience Week 2019

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services Patient Experience Week is April 22 – 26, 2019. This serves as an exciting opportunity to celebrate and honor all of our TeamHealth clinicians for the important work they do every day to positively impact the patient experience. As a physician-led organization, with a patient-centered...

Music Meets Medicine

We recently spoke with emergency medicine physician, Dr. J Mack Slaughter, otherwise known as J Mack Slaughter, about the Music Meets Medicine program he founded in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that donates instruments and teaching time to kids and teenagers being treated in children’s hospitals. TeamHealth: Tell us about a little about yourself and your...

TeamHealth Helps Central Florida Regional Health System Improve Metrics

A central Florida regional health system was experiencing metrics issues within its two facilities. Several ownership and leadership changes in the hospitals’ hospitalist services group left the facilities with low patient and clinician satisfaction, lengths of stay well above benchmarks and problems with recruiting and retaining physicians. In September 2017, the system brought TeamHealth aboard...

TeamHealth Kicks Off 2019 Doctors’ Day With Share Your Story Contest

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...

TeamHealth Celebrates National Hospitalist Day!

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services The Society of Hospital Medicine recently announced that the first Thursday in March will be dedicated to the fastest growing specialty in modern healthcare–Hospital Medicine! This day of recognition for our hospitalist clinicians is a well-deserved celebration of the enormous value they bring to their...

Connect with TeamHealth in Spring 2019!

As spring approaches, annual conferences bring new opportunities for those in the healthcare industry to network with other professionals and educate themselves with courses, skills labs and workshops. Connect with us at an event to learn more about TeamHealth, network with thought leaders or discuss clinical opportunities. TeamHealth is proud to be the pen and...

Hospitalists’ Role in Operational Excellence

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services I recently participated in a LEAN Flow Improvement course with hospital medicine and emergency medicine clinicians and hospital leaders. LEAN processing focuses on eliminating waste, improving quality and maximizing value. These are familiar concepts to hospitalists because they have been core elements of the hospital...

When to Sign Charts

By Hamilton Lempert, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Coding Policy We all know the facilities in which we work will eventually track us down for a signature on a chart. But did you know that some payers require that charts be signed within 48 hours? In such instances, if you do not sign the chart within...

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 2: Benefits of OB/GYN Hospitalists

Hear 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. On today’s episode, Dr. Strauss speaks with Dr. Khadeja Haye, MD, MBA, FACOG, TeamHealth National Medical Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Hospitalists Services, about the role of OB/GYN Hospitalists...