The 2022 ApolloMD Leadership Conference held an awards ceremony where we recognized the dedication and excellence of various clinicians. These team members are applauded by their colleagues as they receive accolades such as Medical Director of the Year and Lead APC of the Year....CONTINUE READING
Getting matched to your preferred residency program might seem like a random gamble, rolling your application around a roulette wheel of ERAS algorithms and hoping for a win. But, it’s not all luck or chance; you’ve done the study and you’ve got all the chips banked. Follow these tips to make the medical residency timeline work for you....CONTINUE READING
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....CONTINUE READING
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.
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....CONTINUE READING
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....CONTINUE READING
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....CONTINUE READING