Inconsistent communication within emergency departments can make an already stressful patient experience worse. As constant innovators in healthcare, TeamHealth has developed the A-PEX patient experience program to ensure patients leave confident in their clinicians and the care they have received. See the full A-PEX case study here.
South Carolina is lifting COVID-19 restrictions, but Dr. Preston Wendell, TeamHealth urges that it’s still essential to remember to do little things to mitigate spread and consistency is key to make sure we don’t have another outbreak. See the full interview here.
As we close our celebration of Black History Month, we recognize Yale Professor Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS who made recent history when she was chosen to co-chair the Coronavirus Task Force Advisory Board. The charge of this task force will be to craft a plan to curb the spread of COVID-19 including the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on people of color. #BlackHistoryMonth
Even super heroes need mental health support. In this #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss and Dr. Robby Frantz discuss clinician burnout, how to support clinicians who are struggling, and steps to protect yourself from mental and emotional fatigue. Listen here.
To celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth, Khadeja Haye, MD MBA, FACOG, TeamHealth National Medical Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology, shares the importance of the month, the impact of Black heritage and culture and what it means to her. Read on to uncover her thoughts and learn more about the African-American medical pioneers who have influenced the practice of medicine throughout history.
For #AmericanHeartMonth Jenni Roberts, MSN, APN, ACNP-C, Advanced Practice Clinician Director, TeamHealth Northeast Group, Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner, shares her father's story about his experience with undiagnosed hypertension and high cholesterol, which led to four vessel disease followed by multiple stents. She also shares simple steps that may improve your health. Read Jenni’s blog here.
Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first female African-American NASA astronaut, was also a doctor. She continued her medical research on the shuttle Endeavour by conducting experiments in materials processing and life sciences in space beginning in August 1992. #BlackHistoryMonth
Congratulations to our OB/GYN partners at Piedmont Fayette and Piedmont Henry Hospitals in Georgia for being named two of Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals in 2020. The list is compiled by a national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance of U.S. health care facilities including achieving low rates of C-section, episiotomy and early elective deliveries, and following crucial protocols to protect mothers and babies. The facilities cited are an elite group demonstrating excellence in maternity care.
Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston conducted groundbreaking studies of sickle-cell disease (SCD) that led to a nationwide screening program to test newborns for immediate treatment. SCD occurs in about 1 out of every 365 African-American births in the United States. #BlackHistoryMonth
Today the Coast Guard Reserve celebrates its 80th birthday, and TeamHealth would like to thank all who serve! We appreciate your sacrifice, bravery, and the example you set for us all. To learn more about how we support veterans and members of the military and their spouses, read our blog about joining TeamHealth’s Veterans Affinity Group.