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Clinical Integration Leads to Best-in-Market Performance

May 15, 2024

TeamHealth partners with a level-one trauma facility in South Florida for emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesiology services and OB/GYN hospitalist coverage. The partnership elevates the level of care in the community and helps ensure the hospital’s operational excellence, with best-in-market clinical metrics. Clinical Integration Leads to Best-in-Market Performance Clinical integration bolsters communication and collaboration between…

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Transforming OB/GYN Care Culture in Florida

May 9, 2024

Seeking change and stability, a medical center in Florida turned to their existing provider for emergency medicine, hospitalist and anesthesiology services for their OB/GYN hospitalist services. After just one year, the service line is fully staffed, medical students now covet rotations at the facility and the collaboration between nursing, physicians and the hospital leadership has…

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Alabama Hospital Sees Reduced Length of Stay and Improved Performance with Inpatient Partnership

October 30, 2023

When an acute care hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, noticed an increased length of stay (LOS), TeamHealth hospitalist leadership shifted the inpatient culture to bring metrics into the desired range. Reduced LOS and Improved Performance The hospital’s LOS was higher than desired, hovering around 6.2 days on average. In addition, the emergency department (ED) had seen…

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Collaborative Infection Prevention Practices Reduce CLABSI Cases at Chicago Hospital

October 20, 2023

A Chicago hospital, together with its interventional radiology partner and TeamHealth – who provided hospitalist and intensivist services – embarked on a collaborative effort to reduce hospital-acquired infections. By evaluating, modifying and adapting infection prevention best practices, the team saw a steep reduction in harms cases – and no CLABSI infections in over 18 months….

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Excellence in the ED: Sustaining High-Performing Teams and Impressive Metrics

October 18, 2023

A 2023 report ranked Delaware as the state with the second longest emergency department (ED) wait times in the country, with an average of 215 minutes from arrival to movement to a treatment area. Other important benchmarks such as left without being seen (LWBS) rates and patient satisfaction scores suffer in relation. However, Saint Francis…

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Collaborative and Data-Driven Solutions Support Impressive ED Process Improvement

September 7, 2023

Skagit Valley Hospital is a 137-bed, full-service hospital serving community and regional needs in Washington. When the emergency department team sought strengthened performance, they created a collaborative and effective ED process improvement program. The Challenge Skagit Valley Hospital has a busy 25-bed (17 medical, four trauma and four behavioral health) emergency department (ED). When volume…