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Opioid-Sparing Care Pathway Initiative Reduces Clinical Variation and Enhances Quality

January 31, 2024

When a Florida healthcare system desired to standardize perioperative protocols, they engaged their existing anesthesia partner, TeamHealth, to lead implementation of a perioperative care pathway that would standardize clinical care and reduce patients’ use of narcotics. The Challenge Targets defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and National Health Care Priorities for…

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Patient Experience Project Yields Impressive Results in Rural Emergency and Inpatient Departments

Palestine Regional Medical Center, a 160-bed rural hospital in eastern Texas, sought to improve patient experience after the tumult of the COVID-19 pandemic. Working collaboratively with their emergency medicine and hospitalist partner, TeamHealth, the facility embarked on a process improvement project to enhance patient experience and sustain performance. The Challenge Palestine Regional Medical Center is…

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Integrated Services allow New Hospital to Open from Day One with Fully Operational Emergency and Inpatient Coverage

August 8, 2023

A brand-new and much-anticipated facility in South Carolina opened in late 2022. After the COVID-19 pandemic halted construction, the health system’s leadership was eager for a grand opening that provided seamless care to the community. Rising to the call, TeamHealth worked with system and facility leadership to build a collaborative and successful plan to open…

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Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections in Inpatient Care

June 5, 2023

Patient safety has always been a priority in healthcare; however, the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for sustainable, effective protocols to ensure safety and quality during challenging and unprecedented times. When a 376-bed hospital’s leadership sought enhanced patient safety measures and reduced hospital-acquired infections, TeamHealth worked collaboratively with them, to lead the change. The Challenge…

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Responding to the Evolution of Value-Based Care Models

May 4, 2023

The term “value-based care” has become synonymous with change in healthcare in recent years. While the idea behind the model has long roots in American healthcare, the iterations we now see have complex evolutions and require adaptive responses from all levels of the healthcare industry. Decades of history and recent events helped shape the landscape…

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Finding the Right Clinical Services Partner for Your Hospital or Health System

April 26, 2023

The healthcare landscape is constantly evolving. From the continued effects of the pandemic, shifts in value-based care, ongoing staffing shortages and everything in between, one thing is clear – hospital and health systems need reliable and innovative partners. The clinical services partner a facility chooses can have far-ranging impacts. The choice between insourcing – or…