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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.

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 Anesthesiologist Assistants During the Pandemic

By Matthew J. Ciotti, Chief Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant, TeamHealth Anesthesiology, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio As National Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants (CAA) Week comes to a close today, we celebrate CAAs and the collaborative approach taken with physician anesthesiologists to provide excellent care to patients. CAAs are a crucial part of the anesthesiology community, and I...

Join the COVID-19 Fight

During this unprecedented health crisis, we have an urgent need for clinicians to serve and join the fight against COVID-19. TeamHealth’s partners at Spectrum Healthcare Resources and D&Y have been working to fill these immediate needs for clinicians especially in New York and New Jersey. Spectrum remains committed to the service and care of patients connected to...

Masks: To Wear or Not to Wear?

By Joe Chow, MD, TeamHealth President Ambulatory Care That is the question. The recommendations regarding wearing a surgical or cloth mask have changed a bit, but the utility has not. Even a few years ago, if I saw anyone wearing a mask while traveling, I would purposely try to avoid him or her. Imagine boarding...

Shipping Supplies to Protect Clinicians Fighting COVID-19

TeamHealth’s top priority is the wellness and safety of clinicians. The company has been ordering, packing and shipping personal protection equipment (PPE) to assist efforts to treat patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. TeamHealth has taken orders for PPE from clinicians and facilities across the United States and worked tirelessly to fill them, despite supply shortages...

Celebrate a TeamHealth Hero!

Without hesitation, our clinicians and non-clinical associates have stepped up and accepted the call to action of leading their team throughout this healthcare crisis. Your dedication to safe, high-quality patient care is invaluable to our community and lives everywhere. We cannot thank you enough for your efforts fighting COVID-19. It is because of people like...

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 23: Crisis Leadership During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the leadership skills of clinicians across the healthcare industry. This episode of Beyond Clinical Medicine considers what leadership skills are most important for clinicians throughout the country during this crisis. Listen in on this timely discussion between Dr. Richard Juman, National Director of Psychological Services at TeamHealth, and Dr. Heather...

Beyond Clinical Medicine: An Anesthesiologist’s Perspective from the COVID-19 Epicenter

In this episode of the Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast, Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, spoke with Ahmed Soliman, MD, Facility Medical Director, Anesthesiology, at New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, about his experience during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City. Hear key takeaways about how Dr. Soliman’s anesthesiology team adapted and...

COVID-19 Update: TeamHealth Offering Resources for Clinicians

Throughout this pandemic, our healthcare clinicians are our most valuable resource. To protect them as well as the larger community, TeamHealth is taking proactive measures to provide digital resources and timely updates to clinicians. TeamHealth is here to support you as we collectively focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. We recently created a COVID- 19 landing...

Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast Episode 21: Italy’s Ground Zero – COVID-19

This episode of Beyond Clinical Medicine shares a first-hand account from an emergency physician on the frontlines of Italy’s COVID-19 crisis. Listen as Dr. Rob Strauss, Chief Medical Training Officer for TeamHealth, discusses the medical impact and response to the coronavirus pandemic with Dr. Matteo Paganini. Dr. Paganini is an Italian emergency physician who is...

Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast Episode 20: Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this episode of the Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast, clinicians at St. Joseph Medical Center in Washington State share their experiences managing COVID-19 patients from one of the hotbeds of coronavirus activity in the United States. TeamHealth’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jody Crane speaks with Dr. Nathan Schlicher, Regional Director of Quality Assurance; Tom Vascik,...