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October 24, 2017

TeamHeath Benefits of Integrating Perioperative Care By Dr. Sonya Pease, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Anesthesiology Imagine for a moment that you’re a 50-year-old, otherwise healthy patient with a new diagnosis of colon cancer found during routine screening colonoscopy. You now need a right colon resection. How do you select your surgeon or the hospital where...

Clinical Integration Produces Big Results for Las Vegas Hospital

August 24, 2017

By Robert Frantz, MD, President, TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group When the state of Nevada expanded its Medicaid program in 2014, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center felt the impact. Located minutes from the busy Las Vegas Strip, the 690-bed hospital began experiencing higher and higher volumes of patients in its emergency department. In fact, use...

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, But LiveWell WorkLife is Here to Help Year Round

By Megan Norman, TeamHealth Wellness Manager TeamHealth cares about our associates and their families. We understand the work-life balance struggle that clinicians and non-clinical employees face and are here to assist you. Maybe you are struggling with a new schedule or covering extra shifts. Perhaps you are welcoming a new baby into your family, or...

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...

Introducing the Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast

TeamHealth has launched a podcast series! Beyond Clinical Medicine is a podcast series hosted by Dr. Rob Strauss, FACEP, TeamHealth VP Program Development. Hear conversations from leading clinicians across the country that cover all the things they don’t teach you in residency. In the first episode, Dr. Strauss speaks with Dr. Kevin Klauer, EJD, FACEP,...

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...

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...

Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day!

By Andrea Peet, TeamHealth senior physician recruiter Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day! It is an honor to work with some of the most talented healthcare recruiters here at TeamHealth. We are all incredibly skilled individuals. This is not a skill we learned in college, but a skill we have learned over time and mastered....

Spring Cleaning

By Joseph Chow, MD, President, Ambulatory Care Because I’m in Buffalo where we are under a winter storm warning with up to six inches of snow as of this April 18 authorship, I say “spring” with a chilled sarcasm. However, let this time of year be a reminder and prompt to start readying ourselves and...

Join the TeamHealth Special Ops Team!

By Jo-Ann Toldt, CPC-PRC, TeamHealth Senior Clinical Recruiter, Special Operations Teams Our Special Operations (Ops) Team is an elite team of highly trained physicians who are adaptable, self-reliant, emotionally intelligent and able to function in all environments. While the team provides integral emergency medicine care throughout the United States, physicians select a region in which...

Experience TeamHealth Integration for Patient Experience Week

TeamHealth Benefits of Integrating Perioperative Care by Dr. Sonya Pease, Imagine for a moment that you’re a 50-year-old, otherwise healthy patient with a new diagnosis of colon cancer found during routine screening colonoscopy. You now need a right colon resection. How do you select your surgeon or the hospital where you’ll have surgery? Does your...

If You’ve Seen One Flu Season..

By Dr. David E. Hogan DO MPH FACEP Director TeamHealth National Academic Consortium Director of Education TeamHealth West Group There’s an old adage “if you’ve seen one flu season, you’ve seen one flu season.” After years of working in the Emergency Department, most of us will attest to the truth of that saying. The data...

Connect with TeamHealth This Spring!

This spring, TeamHealth is excited to be attending some the world’s finest gatherings of medical minds throughout the country. The beginning of the year brings new opportunities for those in the healthcare industry to network with other professionals and educate themselves with courses, skills labs and workshops. Here’s where we can connect! TeamHealth is proud...

Introducing the TeamHealth Research Institute

By Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, Chief Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Director of the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization I am excited to introduce the TeamHealth Research Institute (THRI). Please join me in congratulating Aryeh Shander, MD, who will serve as THRI Director. “THRI is structured to avail any member of TeamHealth who...

TeamHealth Celebrates Women Physicians In History

National Women Physician Day took place February 3rd – the 195th birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, and TeamHealth is encouraging women physicians across the country to celebrate their accomplishments by using the hashtags #NWPD and #IAmBlackwell all month long! One hundred and sixty-eight years ago, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to receive a medical degree...

10 Tips To Help Transition From Residency

Congratulations residents on all your accomplishments! Your residency is almost over and it’s time for start readying yourself for a career in healthcare. You have been focusing on your academics for the last 11 plus years. You finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and it’s time to find the perfect attending position...

Share Happiness Contest Winners

We just wrapped up our Share Happiness contest and want to thank all the physicians and advanced practice clinicians who shared great stories of what brings them joy! All physicians and APCs were eligible to participate by sharing a picture and story of how they like to share happiness. From volunteering at a food bank to...