AFMC Announces New Associate Medical Director

AFMC has named Shannon Edwards, MD, of Greenwood, to the position of associate medical director. Dr. Edwards is board certified in internal medicine and will work at AFMC’s Fort Smith campus. Dr. Edwards received her medical degree in 2008 from the University of...

AFMC Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Phyllis Rogers, CPA, CGMA, has joined AFMC as its new chief financial officer (CFO), effective April 1. Ms. Rogers will also serve on AFMC’s management team. AFMC is a nonprofit health care quality improvement and education organization serving Arkansas’ health care...

Observation Or Acute Care Status?

By Tom Tinsman, MD I’d like to mention some additional review suggestions that should be helpful in your review work. These were illuminated by our latest Interrater Reliability (IRR) study. When a patient is admitted for a scheduled procedure, where the normal,...

Physician ReviewNews – Winter 2018

We hope the holidays find you all healthy and happy. As physicians, we know you all work very hard all the time. While everyone else seems to be taking off to celebrate the holidays, you are still taking care of your patients. We appreciate your dedication and are...