What is EMTALA? | Overview and Keys to Compliance

February 7, 2017

What is EMTALA? | Overview & Keys to ComplianceCongress enacted the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) in 1986 as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985. It was originally designed to prevent hospitals from refusing to see patients based on their... read more

Beyond the Hospital Walls | Transitional Care

January 17, 2017

Beyond the Hospital Walls Dr. Sunil Pandya on Transitional CareWith the ever changing climate of healthcare, now more than ever there is a stress on hospitals to decrease patients’ length of stay (LOS). Patients expect to be seen quicker, get well faster and discharge as soon as possible. Hospitals... read more

Physician Assistant Job Search | Evaluating Opportunities

January 6, 2017

Physician Assistant Job Search | Evaluating OpportunitiesAs you interview for physician assistant (PA) job opportunities, there is so much to consider before officially accepting the perfect position. Evaluating each job takes both time, effort and great attention to detail. Looking beyond the posted... read more

How to Become a Medical Director

December 14, 2016

How to Become a Medical Director Q&A of Stories, Advice and Best PracticesEffective communication; ability to coach, influence and engage a team; and continuing education are just some of the characteristics a great leader possesses. Success as a medical director goes beyond exhibiting outstanding... read more

From Military Medic to GCEP Medical Director of the Year

December 7, 2016

From Military Medic to GCEP Medical Director of the Year Rolando Torres, MD Named GCEP 2016 ED Director of the YearRolando Torres, M.D., illustrates dedication to supporting others, both clinically and professionally, which has earned admiration by many who have crossed his path. So much so, that the... read more

Defining Hospital Service Excellence

November 29, 2016

Defining Hospital Service Excellence ApolloMD Divisional President, Dr. Yogin Patel’s TakeHospitals and healthcare systems across the country are redefining their missions to provide service excellence and enhance patient experience. As the new paradigm of healthcare, the mission of service excellence... read more

Dread the ER Waiting Room? Consider Skipping It!

November 17, 2016

Dread the ER Waiting Room? Consider Skipping It! A Patient’s Perspective It’s late and your pediatrician’s office is closed, but you have a child running a high fever, is lethargic and needs to see a doctor immediately. You head to your local hospital and clumsily carry your sick, 40-pound,... read more

Working Behind the Scenes | Credentialing & Medical Staff Services

November 8, 2016

Working Behind the Scenes | Credentialing & Medical Staff Services ApolloMD Celebrates National Medical Staff Services WeekWhat comes to mind when you think of a hospital? Is it the emergency medicine physician rushing to the patient in critical condition after an accident, or is it palliative... read more

Path to Palliative Care | One Physician’s Journey

November 1, 2016

Physician Feature: Medical Director, Dr. David Buxton’s Path to Palliative Care The Day-to-Day and Rewarding Benefits of Providing Comfort CarePlacing a check in the box labeled “number 15 – build a garden,” Norma took a step back and marveled at the huge plot of her backyard that would soon... read more

ACEP16 Recap

October 27, 2016

ACEP16 RecapAnother successful and enjoyable ACEP is in the books! ApolloMD had a fantastic time at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas and enjoyed meeting everyone who found time to stop by the booth, swing by an EMRA table or attend the ApolloMD VIP party. We know we are truly surrounded by the best of the... read more