August 27, 2019
Why is the patient experience so important when practicing medicine and how can clinicians at every stage of their career get better at delivering it? Today on the #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss talks to Dr. Lawrence Hum, an emergency physician in the Dallas area with a passion for the patient experience. Dr. Hum is the Chief Medical Officer of EMC of TeamHealth, and shares valuable insights on how clinicians can make a personal impact, improve metrics and take steps to consistently improve the patient experience every shift.
August 20, 2019
Every day in the U.S. more than 130 people die from an opioid overdose.* The misuse and addiction to opioids have devastating consequences for our communities and has become a serious national crisis. Today on the #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss dives into this important topic with a physician who has helped meet the issue head on through the implementation of recovery coaching programs to assist patients in fighting opioid addiction. TeamHealth’s Dr. Brandt Williamson, Emergency Medicine physician at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia, discusses the implementation of this innovative program and the positive impacts it has made in this community. Currently, 11% of hospitals use recovery coaches to assist patients in fighting opioid addiction. Listen to this powerful conversation and share this podcast with other providers who may benefit from hearing it.
*National Institute on Drug Abuse
July 23, 2019
The proportion of female physicians in the United States has definitely increased over time. In fact, according to the American Medical Association, in 2017 there were more female medical school graduates than male for the first time in history. But how can women balance the demands of creating a successful clinical career with the demands of raising a healthy family?
On this episode of the #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, we hear from a successful female clinician who is passionate about the subject. Dr. Jessica Bajwa is the Facility Medical Director at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. She shares powerful insights on balancing the needs of her growing family with her clinical responsibilities and career goals. Listen in to her impactful insights in this podcast, hosted by Dr. Rob Strauss.
July 9, 2019
Listen in as Dr. Rob Strauss has a fascinating conversation with Dr. Randal Dabbs on the practical strategies healthcare teams can put in place to retain the best clinicians. Dr. Dabbs is currently the President of Practice Development at TeamHealth, and was one of the company's co-founders. In his current role, Dr. Dabbs creates and deploys many national programs that enhance the practice of medicine at TeamHealth facilities across all services lines throughout the country. In this podcast, he shares 5 keys to enhancing company culture and improving clinician retention.
June 11, 2019
Dr. Rob Strauss discusses the latest innovations and considerations for improving patient flow and emergency department efficiency with Dr. Jody Crane. Dr. Crane is the Chief Medical Officer at TeamHealth and is considered one of the leading experts in emergency department operations in the U.S. Dr. Crane has taught and led healthcare and emergency department improvement efforts with hundreds of organizations in a wide variety of settings on six continents. Prior to joining TeamHealth, Dr. Crane was a principal and owner of X32 Healthcare, a leading emergency department performance improvement consulting practice that offers innovative business concepts for healthcare facilities and systems that support patient-focused strategies.