The last couple of years presented challenges for everyone, spotlighting strengths and teaching us valuable lessons about personal and professional growth. At ApolloMD, we focus on building support systems to enhance the wellness, safety, and research opportunities for our clinicians as well as for all those in the industry. In alignment with that focus, we expanded our outreach efforts by donating funds to nonprofits championing these areas — Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation, the Emergency Medicine Foundation, and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation –mirroring our vision statement: “Healthy Clinicians. Healthy Patients. Healthy Communities.”...CONTINUE READING
The 2022 ApolloMD Leadership Conference focuses on the theme of “High Performance Leadership” and includes for the first time a full day of complementary CME sessions arranged for and sponsored by ApolloMD....CONTINUE READING
Evan Howell, MBA, MMSc, LSSBB, PA-C, recently presented at the Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting where he discussed a variety of approaches to address organizational change and how these methodologies can be applied to health care delivery....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.
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
Juan Class, MSN, ACNP-BC | From the middle of the emergency department, I can hear sirens ringing faintly in the distance. Second-by-second, the ringing grows louder. As I step away from my workstation and look out of the back doors, I see lights flash in the distance. At that moment, I know those lights and sirens are heading this way. Within what feels like mere seconds, a Chattanooga Police Officer...CONTINUE READING
It’s been two years since we recapped the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS remains the largest physician value-based care payment program and...CONTINUE READING