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Accomplishing the Impossible: Transitioning a Multi-Facility Contract

The scope was massive: a start-up involving 20 programs spread across six hospitals that included six adult EDs, four free-standing EDs, two pediatric EDs, six adult hospitalist programs, one pediatric hospitalist program and one palliative care program. More daunting than the scope? The timeline. We had 42 days beginning over the Thanksgiving holiday when our…

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Clinical Skills and Drills Improve Maternal Care

June 23, 2022

Imagine an obstetrics patient with a rare, high-risk complication of pregnancy. The care team calls for a community physician, who is at another hospital in the middle of another high-risk delivery. Nurses must attend to the birth without the presence of a physician. While undoubtedly capable, they understand the risk to the patient without having…

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TeamHealth’s A-PEX Patient Experience Framework: Elevating Multi-Facility Scores in Texas

June 6, 2022

  TeamHealth is achieving remarkable success through targeted deployment of its patient experience program, A-PEX (Achieving Peak Performance in Patient Experience), resulting in elevated scores within several hospitals in a large community-based health system. The Challenge A Texas-based multi-facility system including eight leading regional hospitals, and comprising one of the largest health systems in the…

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TeamHealth OB-ED Program Provides New Innovations in Women's Care

The OB-ED: Redefining the Standard of Women’s Care Fundamentally changing how hospitals care for expectant mothers, the obstetrical emergency department (OB-ED) model enhances patient safety and clinical quality while also improving the patient experience. The OB-ED, an important innovation in women’s healthcare, redefines the standard for obstetrical care in the hospital setting while promoting patient…

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Championing Team Culture to Improve Hospital Medicine Performance

March 1, 2022

When a system scorecard highlighted weaknesses within a 500-plus bed Kansas medical center’s hospitalist division and the facility’s other vital specialty departments, it signaled a need for culture change, better communication and more streamlined collaboration. The facility turned to TeamHealth to help stabilize quality metrics and improve hospital medicine performance. “Our success says a lot…

COVID-19 Resources

Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Front Lines: The Value and Importance of Patient Communication

April 29, 2021

By D. Ruby Sahoo, DO, MBA, FACP, SFHM, Hospital Medicine Performance Director & Kip Wenger, DO, FACOEP, FACEP, Regional Performance Director, Emergency Medicine, Southeast Group   While timely clinician-patient communication is always a primary goal of every interaction across TeamHealth, the special challenges brought on by COVID-19 exposed new truths about the need for empathetic,…