Hospital Medicine

Dr. Ron Greeno Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine Address

August 30, 2017

By Dr. Nathaniel Kesner, D.O. FHM, FACOI, TeamHealth Special Operations Hospital Medicine Medical Director, Southeast Group The Hospitalist job market continues to see incredible growth. As a physician completing residency or an experienced physician looking for your next opportunity, the choices are numerous. Hospitalists are more likely to switch locations than any previous physician specialty...

Healing and Hope: A Physician's Message of Medicine

August 28, 2017

By Dr. Nathaniel Kesner, D.O. FHM, FACOI, TeamHealth Special Operations Hospital Medicine Medical Director, Southeast Group The Hospitalist job market continues to see incredible growth. As a physician completing residency or an experienced physician looking for your next opportunity, the choices are numerous. Hospitalists are more likely to switch locations than any previous physician specialty...

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Introducing Hospital Medicine Special Operations

By Dr. Nathaniel Kesner, D.O. FHM, FACOI, TeamHealth Special Operations Hospital Medicine Medical Director, Southeast Group The Hospitalist job market continues to see incredible growth. As a physician completing residency or an experienced physician looking for your next opportunity, the choices are numerous. Hospitalists are more likely to switch locations than any previous physician specialty...

The TeamHealth Hospital Medicine Solution

The Challenge for our Hospital Partners The healthcare environment has never been more challenging for hospital administrators. Operating margins are under intense pressure. Value-based purchasing programs (VBP) require investment of resources to avoid performance-based penalties. There are threats to market share from all directions. Risk-based programs such as Bundled Payments and Accountable Care Organizations add...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work & Life as an FMD in Kansas City

What’s it like to work as a TeamHealth physician in the midwestern U.S.? We recently spoke with Dr. Ryan Hays, MD, Chief of Medicine and Facility Medical Director for our Hospitalist Division at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, about working with TeamHealth, and about the community he lives in and serves. Tell us about the facility where...

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...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work & Life as a Medical Director in CT

What’s it like to work as a TeamHealth physician in the northeastern U.S.? TeamHealth named its 2019 Dr. Gar LaSalle Medical Directors of the Year and Advanced Practice Clinician of the Year at our National Medical Leadership Conference (NMLC) held this year in Dallas, Texas. These leaders were honored for providing high-quality care to patients,...

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...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Living & Working as an MD in the Southeast

What’s it like to work as a TeamHealth physician in the southeast U.S.? 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. What kinds of opportunities can a physician expect at TeamHealth? Dr. Corvini:  TeamHealth is an...

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...

A Clinician’s Perspective: Work & Life as an FMD in Georgetown, KY

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...

How TeamHealth Celebrates National 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 Program Brings Music to Children in Hospitals

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...

How a Change in Management Increased Patient Satisfaction 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 Doctors’ Day 2019 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...