Navigation Links
TeamHealth Medical Call Center Announces 23 New Contracts
Date:3/25/2009

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Medical Call Center (THMCC), a division of TeamHealth, announced unprecedented growth in 2008 with the addition of 23 new contracts across 11 states, representing a 16% growth in its client base over the previous year.

New THMCC clients include physician groups, hospitals, health plans and other healthcare organizations, for which the company will provide medical call center services for their patients, members or employees. THMCC provides comprehensive medical call center services including nurse triage, customer/member services, outbound clinical call campaigns and physician referral/class scheduling.

All clinical calls fielded by THMCC are handled by trained nurses and overseen by the center's medical directors, Dr. Roger Brooksbank, who is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and Dr. Robert Dickson, who is board certified in pediatrics. Whether reassuring a mother about her child's fever or confirming a patient's understanding of emergency department discharge instructions, TeamHealth's nurses provide callers with appropriate medical advice and referrals based on evidence-based clinical guidelines.

"Our growth demonstrates the added value that healthcare organizations and physicians realize in outsourcing their call center services--not only in cost savings but also in enhanced patient satisfaction," stated Cindy Reed, executive director of THMCC.

One of only 34 accredited medical call centers in the nation, THMCC is accredited by the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC), an independent, nonprofit organization that is well known as a leader in promoting healthcare quality through its accreditation and certification programs. URAC sets rigorous accreditation standards for quality and accountability to ensure that registered nurses perform the clinical aspects of triage and other health information services in a manner that is confidential, timely and medically appropriate for care and treatment.

About TeamHealth

Founded in 1979, TeamHealth is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and is affiliated with approximately 6,200 healthcare professionals who provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, teleradiology, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 550 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 44 states. THMCC provides 24/7 medical call center services to enhance patient satisfaction of hospitals, physician groups, managed care organizations and student health organizations on a national level. More information is available at www.thmedicalcallcenter.com or 888.203.1118.


'/>"/>
SOURCE TeamHealth
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. TeamHealth Announces Appointment of Heidi Allen as Senior Vice President and General Counsel
2. TeamHealth Announces Eight New Clinical Outsourcing Contracts
3. IH Systems Enters the Middle Eastern Medical Device Market
4. Intelligent Medical Objects Announces ICD-10 Extensions to Terminology Products
5. Physicians Practice and Rose Medical Center Partner to Improve Patient Care in the Denver Metro Area
6. AGA Medical Corporation Launches Third Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Video Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi
7. eFileCabinet Helps Medical Offices Realize Full Benefits of Electronic Medical Record Systems
8. Enloe Medical Center Partners with Carefx to Help Clinicians Quickly, Easily Access Diverse Patient Information
9. China Medical Technologies Announces Receipt of SFDA Quality Testing Certificate for its SPR-based Analysis System
10. Momentum Women(TM) Honors Patricia Scheller of Prescient Medical for Commitment to Promoting Cardiovascular Disease Awareness
11. Leveraging the Third Amendment Ruling the Risk Management Process: Frost & Sullivans Assessment of Regulations for Medical Imaging Equipment in Europe
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency, ... of a new charity campaign. As part of their ongoing community involvement program, ... the belief that children deserve a voice, and in the spirit of neighbors ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... handles are too much to handle, you are not alone. According to the Center ... conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Local insurance agency Dennis Fuller & ... has initiated a fundraiser for a two year old little girl named Bella, ... To support this beautiful child who is facing life’s journey without her loving ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... IL (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... conditions that co-occur frequently. While a significant number of women and men with ... not the trauma itself, that best predicts the development of an eating disorder. ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Association of Home Care Coding & ... Health and Hospice ICD-10 Transition Workgroup are working closely with the American Hospital ... to address concerns over the use of 'A' as the seventh character indicating ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)... --> --> ... Technologies Market by Product (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, ... Ophthalmology, Gynecology) - Global Forecasts to 2020", published by ... forecast period of 2015 to 2020. The market is ... of 10.5% from 2015 to 2020. Browse ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb. 8, 2016   HighPoint ... November Research Group (NRG),s pharmacovigilance technology services division.  ... consulting services and an Oracle Argus Specialized partner, ... to Life Sciences companies. --> ... expands HighPoint,s life sciences capabilities and provides a ...
(Date:2/8/2016)...  As part of a major growth and expansion initiative, ... Lori Chmura as President of Dune Inc., its ... Chmura,s extensive experience in the medical device space will play ... --> --> In ... sales, marketing and operational functions in the U.S. She is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: