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Nurse Practitioners: It Runs in the Family

By Heather Haslun, DNP, FNP-C, TeamHealth My name is Heather Haslun, I am 37 years old and this is my story. From the time I was little, I loved caring for others. From caring for elders to babies, and coming from a family of nurses, I knew nursing, and becoming a nurse practitioner, was my...

Critical Events Response: Hurricane Harvey

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...

Celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week with TeamHealth

It’s National Nurse Practitioner Week and TeamHealth wants to recognize all nurse practitioners for their hard work and thank them for their dedication to patient care with a huge THANK YOU! Did you know that nurse practitioners offer 234,000 solutions to strengthening health care for America? Nurse practitioners (NPs) are the health care providers of...

Physician Burnout: TeamHealth Helps Physicians Find Support

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 –...

How Medical Teams Helped Save Communities after Hurricane Matthew

Last year, parts of the southeast Atlantic coast braced for impact as Hurricane Matthew approached the U.S. The category five hurricane brought winds of 140 miles per hour and a storm surge that caused waters to rise to dangerously high levels in coastal cities in its path. In the wake of the storm, thousands of...