Hospitals

2021 MIPS Payment Update

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.

By |2021-04-21T13:58:21+00:00April 20, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinicians, Hospitals, News, Practice Management & Hospital Operations|Comments Off on 2021 MIPS Payment Update

10 Things I’ve Learned 10+ Years After Residency

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.

By |2021-03-16T17:48:04+00:00March 15, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Featured, Hospitals|Comments Off on 10 Things I’ve Learned 10+ Years After Residency

EM Scholarship for Residents is Now Open

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.

By |2021-03-03T15:10:42+00:00March 2, 2021|Awards, Clinical Education, Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinician Finances, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Events, Hospitals, News|Comments Off on EM Scholarship for Residents is Now Open

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

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.

By |2021-01-27T19:44:10+00:00January 27, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Hospitals, News|Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Mobilization of Critical Resources

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.

By |2020-12-15T20:35:32+00:00November 24, 2020|Clinical Education, Clinicians, Hospitals, News, Practice Management & Hospital Operations|Comments Off on Mobilization of Critical Resources