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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 2, 2021

In honor of National Emergency Medicine Residents’ Appreciation Day, ApolloMD is pleased to announce the 4th Annual ApolloMD Emergency Medicine Scholarship for Residents is now open to applicants.

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January 27, 2021

In December 2020, two vaccines were granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration for prevention of COVID-19 in the US. As these vaccines become widely available, we encourage all clinicians, hospital and health system leaders and other clinical professionals to share educational resources and insights about vaccine safety, how the vaccines work and the similarities and differences between the two.

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December 17, 2020

What started as a normal Monday evening at home in Durham, North Carolina quickly changed for Dr. Richard Benson, II, Medical Director of emergency medicine services at Maria Parham Health.

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November 24, 2020

Wellstar North Fulton Emergency Department was recently the primary receiving facility for multiple victims exposed to a life-threatening carbon monoxide as a result of an accident in a nearby townhome neighborhood. This incident was a testament to Wellstar’s ability to mobilize critical resources on a moment’s notice. Multiple departments came together for the common goal of improving the outcomes of critical patients.

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September 22, 2020

Noren Salehani, PA-C | On Friday, April 3, I opened my email to find the subject, COVID-19 Update – Helping NYC, at the top of my inbox. It was an opportunity for clinicians to answer the mayor of New York City’s national call for help and provide relief to fellow clinicians working at the epicenter of the coronavirus. At the time, things in Birmingham were changing rapidly but nowhere near what was being reported about the impact the virus was having on the NYC population. The more I thought about the email and the opportunity it held, the more my mind raced. I had an open gate and an invaluable opportunity to help.

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September 18, 2020

As with many things this year, the COVID-19 pandemic required a new venue for the annual ApolloMD Leadership Conference. Traditionally hosted as an in-person two-day retreat, our teams went virtual for this year’s conference. More than 200 clinical and corporate leaders from across the organization gathered online and enjoyed the same great content, guest speakers and networking opportunities.

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