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Podcast: Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 13 - Practice Longevity - Dr. Dennis Whitehead

This Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast shares practical tips for putting the passion back into your practice and ensuring practice longevity. Dr. Dennis Whitehead has decades of experience as an emergency medicine physician and shares helpful insights with Dr. Rob Strauss on avoiding burnout, creating meaning in your clinical work, and sustaining enjoyment in both your personal…

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Podcast: Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 12 - Clinical Burnout - Dr. Zafar Shamoon

Useful tips and techniques for recognizing and addressing clinical burnout and achieving a healthier work-life balance. In this episode of TeamHealth’s Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast, Dr. Zafar Shamoon, Chief of Emergency Services at Beaumont Dearborn Hospital in Michigan, shares his own experience of suffering from clinical burnout with Dr. Rob Strauss. Learn Dr. Shamoon’s practical techniques…

White Papers

Transforming Your Emergency Department

Five transformation strategies to implement when patient flow is inefficient, outcome measures are falling and team culture is suffering  is crawling and emergency department outcome measures are flagging. When things aren’t going right in your hospital’s emergency department (ED), it’s tempting to point fingers or try to find a quick fix for the primary area…

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Disaster Preparedness: Strategies for Managing the Unexpected

Communities nationwide face an ever-increasing risk of natural and man-made disasters, making it imperative for hospitals to identify strategic disaster response plans. This white paper looks through the lens of three events in 2017 to discuss strategies we utilized to prepare and respond to disasters affecting the hospitals we serve. We provide advice and lessons…

Case Studies

APC Nocturnist Call Center Creates Efficiency: A Regional Health System Case Study

A centralized APC call center created clinical and operational efficiencies among a group of five hospitals and improved bottom line metrics for a kentucky-based regional health system.   Hospital Information Facility: Central Kentucky-based, regional health system TeamHealth Services: Hospital Medicine and Emergency Medicine TeamHealth Impact 12,000+ overnight calls processed 3,000+ incoming admissions processed Positive contributions…

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Podcast: Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 11 - Consequences of Physician Burnout with Dr. Kip Wenger

This Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast addresses the very real issue of clinician burnout and suicide with a physician who has personal experience dealing with its tragic consequences. Dr. Kip Wenger, Regional Performance Medical Director for TeamHealth, shares a very personal and powerful story with Dr. Robert Strauss about physician burnout and how we in the…