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 –...
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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May 14, 2019
By Dr. Tiffany Remsing, MD, FACOG How taxing is your weekly second shift? I’m referring to your household chores, not your second shift of the week at the hospital or clinic. Everyone has household chores when they’re done with their paid job whether he or she is single, married or has children. Household chores are...
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April 30, 2019
By Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Anesthesiology What do military veterans and healthcare workers have in common? Unfortunately, the answer is combat fatigue, post-mission depression, compassion fatigue, PTSD and other mental health stress disorders like litigation stress syndrome and second victim syndrome. Both occupations can have extremely stressful work environments and both occupations can...
- improving patient experience in hospital
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April 24, 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...
- how to improve patient care
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April 23, 2019
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. Kissinger Goldman, TeamHealth Emergency Physician and Director of Patient Experience at MHS Emergency Departments in Florida. Often, clinicians are encouraged to...
- doctors and stress
- most stressful doctor specialties
- Physician Burnout
- Stress Awareness Month
- stress in the medical field
April 18, 2019
By Dr. Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services Your palms are sweaty and you can feel your pulse pounding in your veins. You’re trying to focus on the all-important task at hand, but at the same time your mind is sending competing thoughts your way, and you curse yourself for being in...
- ACEP Wellness Week
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April 8, 2019
Created by ACEP, the Emergency Medicine Wellness Week™ reminds emergency physicians and their colleagues to take time to self-renew despite working the long and difficult hours they do. The wellness wheel offers a holistic way of considering wellness. We can think of wellness as a wheel with separate spokes. Each spoke is critical for the...
March 28, 2019
National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on March 30 in the United States. It’s a holiday that honors physicians for the work they do for their patients, the communities they work in and for society as a whole. It is their hard work and devotion that keeps all of us healthy – and we use this...
March 19, 2019
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...
March 12, 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...
- first Annual National Hospitalist Day
- Hospitalist Services Performance Improvement (HSPI)
- Society of Hospital Medicine
- TeamHealth Hospitalist
March 7, 2019
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...
March 5, 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...
February 7, 2019
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...
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February 5, 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...
January 31, 2019
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...
December 6, 2018
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.”...