A Look Back at My Six-Decade Career in Emergency Medicine

By Dr. Raymond McLane | May 12, 2021

After his six-decade career in Emergency Medicine, Dr. McLane retired April 2021 from American Physician Partners and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

A Closer Look: Insight into Life as an Emergency Department Medical Director at APP

By Jade Hornbuckle | May 6, 2021

We’ve all seen images from the media of an emergency department (ED) setting—fast-paced environments with physicians ready to attend to an injury, no matter how minor or severe, at a moment’s notice. But have you ever wondered who leads the ED physician and APC team?

Herd Immunity and Return to 'Normalcy'

Herd Immunity is the state when enough of a population is immune to a disease that the disease is less likely to be spread person to person. One may become immune via natural infection or vaccination or both.

Video: Managing the Emergency Department in a Pandemic

By American Physician Partners | February 3, 2021

American Physician Partners Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Briningstool recently addressed APP's response to managing its Emergency Department contracts through the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Briningstool highlighted keys to success including strong leadership on the ground, innovative solutions to care, and partnering with our hospitals to safely bring patients back to the ED.

Discover Why Our Culture Makes APP a Great Place for Physicians

By Jade Hornbuckle | December 18, 2020

At American Physician Partners, we take tremendous pride in fostering a culture that allows physicians to succeed. In this video, several of our physicians from multiple Ballad Health hospitals describe why they enjoy working at APP.


September is Sepsis Awareness Month


Greetings from the Northern Region. As I write this, it is the day after Labor Day, and fall has already begun here in Michigan. This is my annual reflection for September Sepsis Awareness Month, and as your Champions for Sepsis Chair, I would like to share a few thoughts. The year 2020 has been—and remains—a very challenging one for sepsis given the pandemic and the oncoming influenza season, from the temporary suspension of mandatory CMS reporting to the clinical complexity of treating a new viral sepsis with Sars CoV 2. Now is the time for us to evaluate the current status of each of our sepsis programs and identify what we can do as front-line providers and leaders to adjust and improve our programs in this ever-changing environment.

4 Ways a Hospital Emergency Department Can Set Itself Up for Success

By American Physician Partners | July 21, 2020

Download our whitepaper to learn how to improve the front end, middle, and back end of the Emergency Department and drastically increase performance

American Physician Partners’ Dr. Tony Briningstool Appears on High Stakes Podcast

By Jade Hornbuckle | June 5, 2020

 

American Physician Partners’ Dr. Tony Briningstool appeared on a recent Jarrard Inc. podcast to discuss supporting clinical staff and building teams to reduce the problem of burnout and moral injury among physicians. 

Featured Webinar Recording: Caring for Our Caregivers Amidst COVID-19

By Jade Hornbuckle | April 30, 2020 | Leadership

 

It's no secret that caregivers have long struggled with burnout due to ever-rising pressures, but keeping morale high and staff motivated during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has proven challenging for even the most experienced healthcare leaders.

"I am Tired"

 

This guest post by Dr. John Kitsteiner, Medical Director-Emergency Department at Greeneville Community Hospital, is a powerful open letter to not only his team members but to all healthcare workers detailing the imperativeness of servant leadership and its importance during challenging times.