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. 

Free or Discounted Items for Frontline Healthcare Workers

By Tracy Young | April 22, 2020 | News


A number of businesses are showing their appreciation for frontline healthcare providers by offering free or highly discounted items. American Physician Partners scoured the Internet to identify and share some these items with you. Thank you for your sacrifice and your commitment to keeping us all safe!

What is a Hospitalist?

By Tracy Young | April 17, 2020 | Education


A hospitalist is a physician or other healthcare provider who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. Hospitalists are trained in general internal medicine and other medical specialties. Because hospitalists do not maintain outside practices, they can focus attention exclusively on your medical care inside the hospital. 

Draping Process to Reduce Viral Load for COVID-19 Patients

By Ken Colaric, MD, FACEP | April 9, 2020 | News


In conjunction with Angel Troxell, the Emergency Department Director at our hospital, we developed this process to reduce the viral load in the treatment room and reduce exposure to the healthcare team for Code Blue and intubation of COVID-19 suspect or confirmed patients.

APP’s Inaugural Clinical Excellence Academy

By Tony Briningstool, MD | February 11, 2020 | News


It’s vital for physicians and advanced practice clinicians to feel confident in their ability to practice in the Emergency Department setting, but what happens when those medical professionals aren’t necessarily trained in the specialty of Emergency Medicine? Dr. Tony Briningstool, APP Chief Medical Officer, shares how APP's first Clinical Excellence Academy aimed to eliminate training gaps and enhance confidence in the performance of high-risk cases.

Goodbye 2019, Bring on 2020!

By John Rutledge | January 15, 2020 | News
Each new year presents opportunity for reflection and establishing new goals for success. In this post, President and CEO John Rutledge proudly reflects on our 2019 performance while confidently looking ahead to 2020.

2019 Year in Review

By Tracy Young | December 23, 2019 | News


2019 has been a year of tremendous growth and accomplishment for American Physician Partners. Take a look at our “Year in Review” video and relive our biggest successes from the past year.

Achieving & Maintaining High Patient Satisfaction Scores In the Emergency Department


Firework Safety: Provided by American Physician Partners

By Tracy Young | July 3, 2019 | Emergency Department, Safety