Premier Pulse

Volume 5, Issue 5 – May 2018

Addressing Physician Burnout: The Importance of Caring for Ourselves

Reeves_HS_350x350By Matthew Reeves, DO, MBA, chief medical officer, Atrium Medical Center

The other day, I had a thought-provoking conversation with some of our colleagues in our physician lounge. My friend had just attended a lecture with a follow-up panel discussion on HCAHP scores. He said the discussion was informative and lively, with one of the most prevalent take-aways being “Where’s the concern for physicians’ satisfaction?” I couldn’t agree more! Read more.

Premier Health’s Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Services Continue to Grow

Blake_HS_350x350By Gary Blake, vice president, service line integration, orthopedics and sports medicine

The Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute, led by Mike Herbenick, MD, and Paul Peters, MD, continues to make steady progress in introducing best practices that improve quality and service. A few of our initiatives include establishing a care path for outpatient joint replacement, the Joint Centers of Excellence, delineation of privileging, and hand call expansion. Read more.

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    Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Atindra Chatterji, Dr. Jerry Clark, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Tammy Lundstrom, Dr. Matthew Reeves 

    Chief Communications Officer: Diane Ewing 

    Chief Consumer Officer: Chris Butler 

    Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly 

    Editor: Niki Miller