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Physician Burnout: TeamHealth Helps Physicians Find Support

August 28, 2017

All too often physicians feel they need to be the ones to take care of others without seeking proper care for themselves. Physician burnout is a very real issue facing the healthcare industry. In Medscape’s Physician Lifestyle Report, 46 percent of practicing physicians in the United States reported feeling some level of burnout at work –...

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...

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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...

It’s National Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019!

National Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 10-16. Although the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization has an extensive portfolio of initiatives in place, we want to highlight how the TeamHealth Opioid Work Group assists clinicians with improving patient safety and the quality of healthcare delivery in the midst of our nation’s opioid epidemic. According to Centers...

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...

Happy EM Residents’ Appreciation Day 2019!

By Ellen Delgado, Residency Relations Specialist The first Wednesday of each March marks the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association’s (EMRA) annual EM Residents’ Appreciation Day, which recognizes emergency medicine residents across the country for the dedicated service they provide on a 24/7 basis as a significant and vital workforce. This will be the 19th year for...

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...

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...

Celebrate National Women Physicians Day 2019

National Women Physicians Day is February 3, 2019 and is celebrated annually on the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female clinician in the United States. We recently sat down with Dr. Nesreen Kaufman, TeamHealth Regional Medical Director, Southeast Group, to learn about her experience. TeamHealth: Tell us about your background – education, the story...

Go Red For Women!

To support the American Heart Association and Wear Red Day, TeamHealth is inviting you to wear red tomorrow, Friday, February 1! On National Wear Red Day, millions of Americans will join together in the fight against heart disease in women by wearing red! Heart disease is still the number one killer of women, causing one...

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.”...

Telemedicine: No Longer Just for The Jetsons

by Joseph Chow, MD, President, Ambulatory Care For those who remember The Jetsons, talking to another person via a computer screen seemed so out of reach and farfetched. (For those who don’t, you can Google it). Now, I FaceTime my kids whenever I’m out of town and it’s the norm. Last month, I had the...

What Would You Do For One More Day With Your Family Member?

by Andrea Peet Senior Physician Recruiter, TeamHealth We all know someone that has been touched by breast cancer. According to Susan G. Komen: Every two minutes in the United States, a woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Every minute, somewhere in the world a woman dies from breast cancer. That is more than 1,400 woman...

Let’s Connect This Fall!

This October, TeamHealth is excited to be attending some the world’s finest gatherings of medical minds. We know the latter half of the year features many major healthcare conferences – giving attendees the opportunity to network with other professionals and educate themselves with courses, skills labs and workshops. Here’s where we can connect! It’s the...

Critical Event Response: Las Vegas

By Miles Snowden, MD, Chief Medical Officer In choosing hospital and facility-based medicine, we have chosen to be responsible for the highest acuity of healthcare needs. More often than not, for patients and families, high-acuity care is delivered by unfamiliar clinicians at unexpected times and in foreign facilities. Practicing this type of medicine well—one patient...

TeamHealth Celebrates National Locum Tenens Week

National Locum Tenens Week occurs the second full week of August each year and celebrates the physicians who provide temporary coverage at medical facilities. In honor of National Locum Tenens Week, we celebrate our D&Y locums providers and recognize the vital role locum tenens clinicians serve in the delivery of medicine today. D&Y’s mission is...

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

The statistics are alarming—every day an estimated 91 people die in America due to opioid overdose and an estimated 1,000 more are treated in America’s emergency rooms. As the opioid crisis escalates and the human and societal impact mounts, hospitals and physicians alike are increasingly looking for ways to help patients manage pain throughout their...