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Celebrating Diversity in Healthcare

April 16, 2021

Diversity and inclusion are essential aspects of any industry. However, the significance of diversity in healthcare is paramount. As defined, diversity goes beyond race and ethnicity. Instead, it extends to all

Breaking the Stigma: COVID-19 and the Clinician Wellness Crisis

April 5, 2021

Clinicians across the country have experienced the burdensome emotional and physical toll of COVID-19. High patient volumes, limited resources and persistent anxiety all compounded the already difficult task of caring for the sickest and most vulnerable patients.

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Recognizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By Joe Chow, MD, MBA, President, TeamHealth Ambulatory Care, and Medical Director, AccessNurse   May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which celebrates the contributions and achievements of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This includes people from Asia, Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the...

Patient Experience Week: A Focus on Empathy

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services   Patient Experience Week provides an opportunity to celebrate and honor our TeamHealth clinicians for the important work they do every day to ensure our patients and communities receive the best possible healthcare. At TeamHealth, our focus on leadership and culture ensures that our teams...

Congratulations to the 2021 SHM Fellows Class

The Society of Hospital Medicine offers designations of Fellow in Hospital Medicine, Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine and Master in Hospital Medicine. Clinicians who achieve this distinction are dedicated to promoting excellence, innovation, and improving the quality of patient care – values shared by SHM and TeamHealth. Through the application process, candidates are evaluated on...

Celebrating Diversity in Healthcare

Diversity and inclusion are essential aspects of any industry. However, the significance of diversity in healthcare is paramount. As defined, diversity goes beyond race and ethnicity. Instead, it extends to all

Breaking the Stigma: COVID-19 and the Clinician Wellness Crisis

Clinicians across the country have experienced the burdensome emotional and physical toll of COVID-19. High patient volumes, limited resources and persistent anxiety all compounded the already difficult task of caring for the sickest and most vulnerable patients.

Celebrating Diversity at TeamHealth

By Eric Norman, TeamHealth Chief Human Resources Officer   Celebrate Diversity Month Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all, Celebrate Diversity Month is celebrated in April. By recognizing differences and similarities during this month, we can gain a better understanding of each other and develop a deeper appreciation for the...

Recognizing your commitment on National Doctors’ Day

This Doctors’ Day — as we pass the one-year mark since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic — the importance of your work is clear to the world. Thank you for your dedication to finding innovative solutions, especially while facing intense uncertainty in the early days of the pandemic. As patients’ needs grew throughout the...

COVID-19 and the Future: An Ambulatory Perspective

By Joe Chow, MD, TeamHealth President of Ambulatory Care and Medical Director of AccessNurse As we pass the one-year mark since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, TeamHealth Ambulatory Care is reflecting on the past year and how our division has responded. We can all take stock of the critical lessons we have learned that...

TeamHealth celebrates residents: Match Day 2021

TeamHealth celebrates residents on this special day, National Residency Match Day 2021! Each year, thousands of residents receive the news of the residency program they matched during the month of March. National Residency #MatchWeek is from March 15 to March 19. We know so many of you are excited to find out where you’ll complete...

We are all patients: The importance of patient safety

Patient Safety Awareness Week is a time every year that we set aside to recognize the importance of patient safety. The TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization enhances the delivery of healthcare nationally. It is a priority for TeamHealth. In 2020, clinicians were strained mentally and physically throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but maintaining patient safety and...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

By Glenda Sublett, TeamHealth Senior Vice President of Operations Support, and Director, Women in Leadership Program Many of us are familiar with famous women from Abigail Adams to Rosa Parks. Our clinicians are likely familiar, too, with the names of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to be awarded a medical degree in the U.S....

Hospitalists at the heart of our nation’s COVID-19 response

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, TeamHealth Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services On this National Hospitalist Day, I want to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude to our hospitalists. I know that this has been a challenging time for you and your families. I hope that each of you feel a sense of pride...

Heart Health: A Close-To-The-Heart Scare

By Jenni Roberts, MSN, APN, ACNP-C, TeamHealth Regional Advanced Practice Clinician Director, Northeast Group, Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner On Christmas Eve 1998, I received a message from a 52-year-old male. “I keep having these ‘twinges’ in my chest when I walk to my car. I’ve only noticed this outside, so I don’t think it’s anything....

Celebrating Black History Month

By Khadeja Haye, MD, MBA, FACOG, TeamHealth National Medical Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Black History Month is a celebration of key people and moments in history that impacted not just the Black community, but also the society at large. Black History Month for me, gives rise to a sense of pride in my community, and...

Heart Health: Strength Through Support Systems

By Olga Gonzalez, TeamHealth Provider Enrollment Representative I was diagnosed as a non-compliant diabetic with high cholesterol and high blood sugar in 2009. After that diagnosis, I experienced the common frustrations associated with watching what you eat and maintaining good physical activity levels. Almost 10 years later, after a terrifying experience, I was reminded that...