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Clinical Integration Improves Care and Unlocks Efficiencies

Every day, in hospitals throughout the country, physicians across service lines work independently within separate departments. That can present challenges in coordination and communication. In this model, they may overlook opportunities to collaborate to optimize efficiencies, improve patient hand-offs, and improve the patient experience. Unfortunately, this independent framework is widespread and can lead to worse...

Coming Out of COVID: The Stress of Beginning to Return to Normalcy

By Richard Juman, PsyD, Director, TeamHealth Behavioral Health Policy and Regulations, Co-Chair, Clinician Resiliency Core Group   Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about mental health and well-being. Throughout the month, organizations nationwide help fight stigma, educate communities and provide support for the millions of Americans facing mental illness. This year,...

Patient Experience Week: A Focus on Empathy

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services   Patient Experience Week provides an opportunity to celebrate and honor our TeamHealth clinicians for the important work they do every day to ensure our patients and communities receive the best possible healthcare. At TeamHealth, our focus on leadership and culture ensures that our teams...

Make Our Schools Safe with Alyssa’s Law

Following the tragic death of their 14-year-old daughter, Alyssa Alhadeff, in a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on February 14, 2018, Ilan Alhadeff, MD, TeamHealth’s Advisor for Business Development and Start-Ups, and his wife, Lori Alhadeff, school board member for Broward County Public Schools, began promoting legislation for school safety....

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...

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is Here!

Every year since 2003, October has been recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This effort was brought to life through a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to raise cybersecurity awareness across the country and to empower citizens, businesses, government and schools to improve their cybersecurity...

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...

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Every year since October 2003 has been recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).This effort was brought to life through a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to raise cyber security awareness across the country and to empower citizens, businesses, government and schools to improve their...