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TeamHealth Celebrates National Hospitalist Day!

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...

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 2: Benefits of OB/GYN Hospitalists

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. Khadeja Haye, MD, MBA, FACOG, TeamHealth National Medical Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Hospitalists Services, about the role of OB/GYN Hospitalists...

TeamHealth Hospital Medicine Impacts Metrics at a Tennessee Hospital

In 2016, the leadership team at Tennova Cleveland in Cleveland, Tennessee met with TeamHealth’s new facility medical director (FMD) to discuss top priorities for the hospital medicine program’s performance enhancement, including improving relationships with community-based physicians, streamlining patient throughput and raising HCAHPS scores. The FMD devised plans to tackle all three issues, starting with a...

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...

TeamHealth Helps Improve Patient Satisfaction

Mount St. Mary’s Hospital developed an emergency department (ED) throughput initiative in response to patient satisfaction surveys and safety initiatives from The Joint Commission for improving wait times patient safety. The initiative had two goals: Move patients from the point of entry to meeting with the medical provider as quickly as possible. Increase communication with...

TeamHealth Helps CarolinaEast Medical Center Face Orthopedic Challenges

Several years ago, CarolinaEast Medical Center, located in New Bern, North Carolina, faced challenges with its emergency call coverage for orthopedic patients. CarolinaEast turned to the experts at TeamHealth, who ultimately worked with the hospital and the orthopedic physicians to design a hospitalist program that benefits all parties. Under the program, TeamHealth provides orthopedic hospitalists...

Hospital Medicine – Now an International Specialty

By Ron Greeno, MD, Senior Advisor for Medical Affairs, President of the Society of Hospital Medicine This past fall, I was asked to speak at a conference for Japanese hospitalists in Tokyo. They wanted me to speak about the evolution of the hospitalist model in the United States and to begin conversations about getting support...

TeamHealth Integrates OB-ED and OB Hospitalist Services

TeamHealth’s OB/GYN hospitalist program provides stable, dependable services to help your hospital deliver higher quality care to expectant mothers. As the first OB/GYN hospitalist company in the country, we have the experience and resources to help hospitals nationwide achieve their obstetric department’s goals. Our clinicians provide a 24/7/365 in-hospital OB/GYN provider presence that specializes in...

TeamHealth Helps Improve Patient Satisfaction

Mount St. Mary’s Hospital developed an emergency department (ED) throughput initiative in response to patient satisfaction surveys and safety initiatives from The Joint Commission for improving wait times patient safety. The initiative had two goals: Move patients from the point of entry to meeting with the medical provider as quickly as possible. Increase communication with...

Welekema (Love): The Real Reason I Care

By Samuel Harris, MD I was born and raised in a small country in sub-Saharan Africa settled by freed slaves who returned from the United States in the 1800s to begin their own free and democratic nation. They called it Liberia—the land of liberty—as they came from slavery to full-fledged freedom. The capital city is...

Experience TeamHealth Integration

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...

In recognition of TeamHealth colleagues who responded during the Las Vegas Shooting

TeamHealth Colleagues, On Monday, October 2, our nation woke up to learn of the tragic events that unfolded in Las Vegas, Nevada, where a gunman opened fire during a music festival on the Las Vegas strip. At least 58 people were killed, and more than 520 were injured. As I absorbed the news, my mind...

Dr. Ron Greeno addresses the Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine

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...