Clinical Careers

Clinical Careers

September 15, 2021

For Fatimah Zaghari, PA-C, joining the Atrium Health Union Hospital Emergency Department team in 2019 gave her a homecoming to the professional family she’d formed along her career pathway. She now practices alongside some of the same mentors who urged her to keep pursuing her goals.

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August 31, 2021

Dr. Michael Lipscomb, ApolloMD Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, has practiced emergency medicine for almost 25 years and possesses extensive experience in optimizing both department flow and patient satisfaction.
After noticing the impact of stress on his career, Dr. Lipscomb developed a renewed focus on cultivating personal and professional wellness among health care professionals.

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July 19, 2021

In our latest Profile of Courage, a young North Carolina physician assistant (PA) finds himself monitoring juvenile COVID-19 patients quarantined at border patrol and embracing the challenge to serve kids in need. For Todd Harris, completing his MPAS in 2020 and then starting as a physician assistant at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, N.C. plants a long-awaited milestone on his journey toward a fulfilling career in health care.

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May 27, 2021

Recently, CHS Blue Ridge Lead APC, Brent Curry appeared on WBTV News, a North Carolina CBS affiliate, discussing stroke response in rural medicine. In stroke intervention and treatment, timing is everything. BE FAST.

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April 20, 2021

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), the largest physician value-based care payment program, is aimed at continuous improvement in quality and healthcare costs. Not the first of its kind, MIPS or similar quality and cost related programs are here to stay. Physicians and APCs must understand the 2021 performance year thresholds, how to improve scores and what is on the horizon from CMS for continued success.

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March 15, 2021

In the ten years following residency, I’ve learned more than all of those hours I spent in school, but in a different way. One day, you too will look back and have plenty of advice for those entering the field for the very first time. Here are the top ten things I’ve learned since residency.

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February 23, 2021

While tax preparation can be stressful, it should feel manageable with the help of an experienced CPA. We put together five tax preparation tips for physicians with independent contractor (1099) income.

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