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Physician Burnout: TeamHealth Helps Physicians Find Support

August 28, 2017

Nicole Hubbard, Chief CRNA at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, mobilized staff to repurpose the water-resistant wrapping that covers sterilized surgical instruments into sleeping bags for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. At TeamHealth, our culture of innovation and collaboration allows clinicians to share best practices and work together to improve communities. Nicole and her team...

Dr. Ron Greeno Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine Address

August 30, 2017

Nicole Hubbard, Chief CRNA at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, mobilized staff to repurpose the water-resistant wrapping that covers sterilized surgical instruments into sleeping bags for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. At TeamHealth, our culture of innovation and collaboration allows clinicians to share best practices and work together to improve communities. Nicole and her team...

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Tampa General Hospital repurposes surgical wrap as sleeping bags

Nicole Hubbard, Chief CRNA at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, mobilized staff to repurpose the water-resistant wrapping that covers sterilized surgical instruments into sleeping bags for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. At TeamHealth, our culture of innovation and collaboration allows clinicians to share best practices and work together to improve communities. Nicole and her team...

Best practices for clinical and telehealth documentation during COVID-19

By Hamilton Lempert, MD, TeamHealth Chief Medical Officer, Coding Policy The healthcare community continues to learn new information about COVID-19 and its impacts, making the important role of clinical documentation as valuable as ever. As always, to bill for the clinical services provided, clinicians must perform and document a History, Physical Exam and Medical Decision-Making...

Recognizing physician assistants

During National PA Week from Oct. 6-12, TeamHealth is especially thankful for the more than 2,300 TeamHealth physician assistants (PAs) who dedicate themselves to improving patient care every day. We recognize PAs like Nicole Maciejewski, PA-C, who are a vital part of our team. As a student, Nicole did not expect to fall in love...

Share what makes you smile

As physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs), you are on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to share what brings you reprieve in the midst of the stress. It could be anything from hiking your favorite trail to team-building activities with your colleagues. Submit a picture and story of what makes...

Suicide Prevention: Make mental health a priority

By Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services, and Co-chair of the TeamHealth Clinician Resiliency Work Group While the month of September, National Suicide Prevention Month, comes to a close, the importance of focusing on your mental health continues year-round. There is a high rate of suicide and increasing rate of burnout among...

Recognizing Suicide Prevention Month

By Heather Owen, MD, TeamHealth Chief Clinical Officer, Emergency Medicine, and Co-chair of the TeamHealth Clinician Resiliency Work Group Last week, I opened one of my medical newsletters to find an article remembering physicians we have lost to suicide. It was a sobering reminder of what we already know – there is a high rate...

OOPS! Optimizing Opioid Prescribing Strategies

By Randal L. Dabbs, MD, FACEP, FAAFP, TeamHealth Co-Founder, President, Practice Development, and Executive Sponsor, TeamHealth Substance Use Work Group Oh no! I gave too many, or too strong, or too soon, or for too long! But the patient is still in pain; can’t tolerate NSAIDS; toradol doesn’t help. I feel guilty that I only...

United States Emergency Departments: Safe, Staffed and Ready to Help

By Heather Owen, MD, TeamHealth Chief Clinical Officer of Emergency Medicine Emergency departments across the United States have experienced unprecedented challenges in navigating COVID-19. In the midst of this global pandemic, hospital emergency physicians and leaders have taken unprecedented steps to ensure that local emergency departments are safe, staffed, and ready to treat sudden or...

Going Virtual: Fall Trade Shows

As we continue to adjust during an unprecedented year, we are excited to have the opportunity to be present at the 2020 virtual fall trade shows. We wish we could connect face to face at the following events: Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)’s HM20 American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)...

Hometown healthcare

Dr. Berry’s story After finishing medical school and residency at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, Dr. Lonnie Berry knew where he wanted to establish his career in emergency medicine. “I always wanted to come back home to provide medical care,” Dr. Berry said. His home is Logan, West Virginia, approximately one hour outside of...

TeamHealth honors 2020 Women in Leadership awardees

TeamHealth’s Women in Leadership (WIL) Steering Committee recognizes 10 clinicians and administrative associates as the 2020 Women in Leadership Award winners. The WIL program supports the sustained development of women leaders within TeamHealth, and each awardee demonstrates dedication to professional growth, exemplary leadership skills and mentoring abilities that advance healthcare and enable others to succeed,...

TeamHealth honors clinician leaders of the year

By Jody Crane, MD, MBA, TeamHealth Chief Medical Officer TeamHealth is proud to recognize its 2020 Dr. Gar LaSalle Medical Directors of the Year, Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) of the Year, Regional Medical Director (RMD) of the Year and Vice President of Operations (VPO) of the Year. These leaders are honored for providing excellent service...

The Mission of Medicine in Space

Charles “Marsh” Cuttino, MD, TeamHealth regional medical director for HCA Virginia, contributes to aerospace medicine research while leading world-class emergency departments. The support and flexibility provided by TeamHealth allows Dr. Cuttino to work in both the fields he loves and make a difference for patients on Earth and astronauts. At TeamHealth, you determine the path...

How to make the decision to lead in healthcare

By Brian Hess, MD, MBA, TeamHealth Regional Medical Director, West Group If you are thinking about becoming a clinical leader in a specific area, try answering the questions below. Can you own this? Do you want to own this? Would you, at most times, really enjoy owning it? Would you want to take accountability for...

Father’s Day: Parenting in a pandemic

By Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services The American educator Reed Markham had this to say about fatherhood: “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.” As fathers, we do the big things, like making sure that our kids...