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Your Patient is Going to a SNF, Should You Follow Her There?

July 17, 2019

A growing need to reduce hospital readmissions from SNFs Talk about the growing pressure on skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to keep patients from bouncing back to the hospital, and hospitalist Stephen Wilber, DO, will point to the success his group had in driving down SNF readmissions. But his experience illustrates the challenges that health care...

Featured Articles announces 2019 Health Care Heroes winners

July 17, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Randal Dabbs, TeamHealth’s President of Practice Development, for earning the 2019 Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award from The 11th annual awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made a substantial impact on the quality and availability of medical care in East Tennessee. Dr. Dabbs and other honorees will be...

Case Studies

Leadership and Clinician Retention: Baptist Memorial Hospital Case Study

Hospital Information Facility: Baptist Memorial Hospital – Memphis, Tennessee TeamHealth Services: Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, and Orthopedic Surgery TeamHealth Impact Clinician retention rate of 95% in 2016, 100% in 2017 and 2018 No use of locums/premium labor since Q4/2015 Three-year program volume growth of 26% Three-year productivity growth of 25% Observed over expected readmission ratio...

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3 Key Priorities to Improve Patient Experience and Hospital Metrics

Our three key, strategic priorities use communication to improve the patient experience and benefit our hospital partners’ metrics: 1. Prioritize Clinical Quality and Patient Safety. At TeamHealth, delivering best-in-class clinical quality and patient safety are our top strategic priorities. While great quality and outcomes are the end game, we recognize that the patient experience is...

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Federal legislation can protect patients from surprise medical billing

June 26, 2019

Federal legislation can protect patients from surprise medical billing Surprise medical billing imposes severe hardship on many of the 140 million Americans who receive care in an emergency department each year. This phenomenon has many causes, ranging from insurers’ failure to create adequate provider networks to the fact that high-deductible benefit plans expose patients to high...

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Executive Insight: Hospital-Based Surgery Programs Can Promote Operational, Clinical and Financial Goals

In a Q&A with Dr. Rohit Uppal, Chief Clinical Officer for TeamHealth Hospitalist Services, we explore the valuable operational, clinical and financial impacts of hospital-based surgery programs. General and orthopedic surgeons deliver value by providing vital services, improving clinical quality and patient safety and enhancing the overall patient experience. Dr. Uppal explains how hospital-based surgery...