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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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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...

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.”...

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...

Robert Weiss, MPAS, PA-C Named 2017 EMPA of the Year

Robert Weiss, MPAS, PA-C, was honored as the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (SEMPA) 2017 EMPA of the Year for his actions during the Las Vegas mass shooting on October 1, 2017. Rob started his career in emergency medicine services, trained, and worked as an emergency medical technician, EMT-Intermediate and paramedic. He graduated from...

Critical Event Response: Hurricane Irma

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...

Dr. Lynn Massingale Named to Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame

Lynn Massingale, MD, TeamHealth co-founder and chairman, was named a 2018 Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame inductee. This prestigious award recognizes men and women who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the healthcare industry. Dr. Massingale is known as a major influencer in emergency medicine nationwide. He co-founded TeamHealth in 1979. He...

So, You Want to be a Surgeon?

By Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Anesthesiology It seems like there is so much focus on patient satisfaction and healthcare client satisfaction these days that we sometimes lose sight of the fact that it is the satisfaction of our surgeon colleagues that actually matters the most. Our surgeons are valuable customers, and it is...

Dr. Lynn Massingale Named One of Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders

TeamHealth Chairman and Co-Founder Dr. Lynn Massingale was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders for 2018. This is the third consecutive year Dr. Massingale has received this distinction recognizing physicians in the healthcare industry who are deemed by an expert panel and their peers to be the most...

Critical Events Response: Hurricane Harvey

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...

Unfreeze Your Emergency Department

When patients visit the emergency department, they want to be seen and treated as quickly as possible. The ED also serves as the primary driver of admissions in most hospitals, accounting for more than half of hospital admissions on average. Dr. Jody Crane, TeamHealth Chief Clinical Officer, Emergency Medicine, recently shared with Becker’s Hospital Review...