Leadership Articles

Stories of Perseverance from the Frontlines

Posted on Fri, Mar 27, 2020

By Doug Smith, MD, FACEP
President, Envision Physician Services

As society takes the steps necessary to protect ourselves from this COVID-19 pandemic, our clinicians are on the frontlines. While our communities are doing the right thing with social distancing, our clinicians do not enjoy that choice and are putting themselves...Read More

Time is Running Out on Solving the COVID-19 PPE Shortage

Posted on Thu, Mar 26, 2020

By Julie Sebree
VP Procurement, Envision Healthcare

When I joined the Envision Healthcare family late last year as Vice President of Procurement, I never could have predicted that I would be emailing Amazon Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Bezos — as well as the CEOs of Home Depot, Lowes and Walmart — with...Read More

COVID-19 and the Limited Role of Chest CT and X-Ray

Posted on Thu, Mar 26, 2020

By Maria Rodriguez, MD, MBA
President, Radiology Services at Envision Physician Services

Due to the nature of COVID-19 and the limited availability of viral testing kits, combined with concerns about their accuracy, some hospitals have taken to using chest X-ray or CT to assess patients with the virus. As the President...Read More

PPE on the Frontlines: A Physician’s Experience

Posted on Wed, Mar 25, 2020

By Vidya Kumar Ramanathan, MD, MPH, FAAP

Vidya Kumar Ramanathan, MD, MPH, FAAP, is an Envision Physician Services pediatrician and human rights advocate in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She practices in a pediatric emergency room and is a medical consultant for Freedom House Detroit.

On March 17, 2020, Dr. Ramanathan...Read More

14 Ways Hospitals and Clinicians Can Combat the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on Mon, Mar 16, 2020

By Adam Brown, MD, MBA, FACEP
President, Emergency Medicine at Envision Physician Services

As President of Envision Physician Services’ Emergency Medicine Services group and chair of our National COVID19 Task Force, I have been working with a multispecialty team to monitor and address the growing...Read More

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