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Prioritizing Patient Safety in OB/GYN Care

By Khadeja Haye, MD, MBA, FACOG, National Medical Director, Acute Hospitalist Medicine, OB/GYN Hospitalist   Patient safety is a combination of many factors in healthcare. At its core, it hinges on reducing potential harm to patients. While patient safety is vital in every medical specialty field, it is critical in obstetrics and gynecology. OB/GYN Hospitalists...

We are all patients: The importance of patient safety

Patient Safety Awareness Week is a time every year that we set aside to recognize the importance of patient safety. The TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization enhances the delivery of healthcare nationally. It is a priority for TeamHealth. In 2020, clinicians were strained mentally and physically throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but maintaining patient safety and...

March 8-14 is Patient Safety Awareness Week!

Three pillars of excellent patient care are patient safety, clinical quality and risk management. At TeamHealth we have robust processes in place to ensure that we are successful with each pillar. In celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week, let’s take a minute to recognize the great work that we do to enhance patient safety. One...

National Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019: The Opioid Work Group

National Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 10-16. Although the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization has an extensive portfolio of initiatives in place, we want to highlight how the TeamHealth Opioid Work Group assists clinicians with improving patient safety and the quality of healthcare delivery in the midst of our nation’s opioid epidemic. According to Centers...

It’s National Patient Safety Week!

March 11-17 is National Patient Safety Week. This initiative first began in 2002 by the National Patient Safety Foundation and is meant to increase awareness about patient safety. To celebrate, we want to share some information about the great work that the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization (THPSO) is doing to assist our clinicians with improving...