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EM Subsidy – What you are paying for?

August 8, 2017

EM Subsidy – What you are paying for?As healthcare costs continue to skyrocket, hospitals and health systems nationwide are looking to outsource their emergency department (ED) services. Many of the groups being utilized are approaching hospital administrators with demands for increased subsidies... read more

Prepping for the Future – A Timeline for Residents

July 19, 2017

Prepping for the Future – A Timeline for ResidentsKnowing what needs to be done to prepare for the job market and when each task should be completed can become overwhelming. For some residents, this is part of what keeps them pushing the process further away. With long, rigorous clinical hours,... read more

Supporting Your Hospital’s Most Strategic Asset

July 6, 2017

Supporting Your Hospital’s Most Strategic Asset Emergency Department Management   Each year approximately 130 million patients visit Emergency Departments across the United States, making the ED the key patient access point for most hospitals[1]. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the ED sees everything... read more

Looking Beyond the Salary

June 22, 2017

Looking Beyond the SalaryThe Ultimate EM Physician Interview Guide Preparing for your first job interview can be an exciting, but also nerve racking time. While most put a lot of thought into how to answer the interview questions, an equal amount of thought should also be placed into which questions... read more

Utilizing a Rapid Treatment Area

June 15, 2017

Utilizing a Rapid Treatment AreaWhen space in the Emergency Department is limited, identifying a Rapid Treatment Area (RTA) could solve a plethora of issues – decreasing wait times, waiting room decompression, efficient assessment of patients and overall patient satisfaction. Working in conjunction... read more

Recruiting and Retaining Quality Providers

June 5, 2017

Recruiting and Retaining Quality ProvidersIn the ED, and most other hospital departments, a solid team of providers is essential for departmental success. Recruiting top-quality providers is not only the key to building a solid team, but also maintaining it. Lack of a solid provider group not only... read more

Hospital Metrics Matter | Tips for Maximizing Reimbursement

May 24, 2017

Hospital Metrics Matter – Tips for Maximizing ReimbursementTracking performance is a way of life for those in the healthcare industry. With so much regulation and with the constantly changing landscape of priorities for industry leaders, it’s important to understand which metrics matter most... read more

Five Tips for a Successful EHR Transition

May 19, 2017

Five Tips for a Successful EHR TransitionIn the emergency department (ED), efficient workflow processes and procedures are critical factors to patient safety, experience, satisfaction and so much more. One workflow tool that largely impacts department efficiency is the EHR system. After answering... read more

E-CPR #40: Pain Management for Long Bone Fracture

May 3, 2017

E-CPR #40: Pain Management for Long Bone Fracture In order to support improved patient outcomes and CMS compliance, ApolloMD provides ongoing education and resources to our medical directors, physician teams, and partner hospitals. In this segment, we cover best practices for pain management for long... read more

Increasing Patient Satisfaction Throughout the House

April 26, 2017

Increasing Patient Satisfaction Throughout the HouseNavicent Health Finds Success with the We Care Challenge Like many hospitals, Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia, struggled with providing what ApolloMD refers to as the “wow” factor in patient experience. The “wow” factor is providing an individualized... read more