Exigence of TeamHealth Earns 2012 EPIC Advantage Award
AMHERST, NY – Emergency Physicians Insurance Company Risk Retention Group (EPIC) along with its insured ED groups recently acknowledged Frank Lee, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Exigence of TeamHealth, and his Emergency Department management team as the winner of the first annual EPIC Advantage Award.
“The EPIC Advantage Award recognizes an EPIC insured group’s achievements towards solving a complex problem or implementing an effective process improvement initiative” said Ed Boudreau, D.O., FACEP, FAEEM, President and CEO of EPIC.
Jeanie Taylor, RN, Vice President of Risk Management added, “Speaker topics at EPIC’s 2012 annual meeting spanned patient satisfaction, throughput, clinical protocols, reducing variation, eliminating waste and strengthening financial performance. We were very pleased with the degree of interest and participation with six contenders for the award. There was a lot of excitement about the award presentations as EPIC groups embraced this opportunity to network and share their successes and areas of best practice.”
"I am honored to have received the EPIC Advantage Award among so many great presenters with great results. It has validated the talent and resources that EPIC has amongst its members and I hope that I was able to contribute to the strong talent pool. Many of the successes and achievements of our group, in reducing liability, have come from the multitude of tools that EPIC offers," said Lee.
Dr. Lee is board certified in emergency medicine. In addition to his clinical practice in emergency medicine and management responsibilities within his group, he is an assistant clinical professor. From 2002 to 2010, Dr. Lee served as chair of the emergency department at St. Joseph Hospital.
EPIC offers medical professional liability insurance to qualified emergency medical groups, their emergency physicians and allied health care staff. EPIC’s specialty is serving Emergency Department groups providing them with targeted risk management services.
TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician and clinical staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 7 principal service lines located in 16 regional sites, TeamHealth's more than 7,700 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, anesthesiology, hospital medicine, urgent care and pediatric staffing and management services to more than 750 civilian and military hospitals, clinics and physician groups in 47 states. The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health Holdings, Inc., and all of its related entities, companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and affiliated physician groups.