AFMC HealthIT blog

  • Five questions with Shawn Purifoy, MD Malvern Family Medical Clinic

    Shawn Purifoy, MD is the owner of Malvern Family Clinic, one of AFMC’s participating practices. Shawn recently talked with HIStalkpractice.com as part of their “5 Questions” series of articles. Read the full article here. The post Five questions with Shawn Purifoy, MD Malvern Read more →

  • Sheridan Clinic Participates in New National Heart Disease Program

    The Winston Clinic in Sheridan is one of the 27 Aledade accountable care organization (ACO) partner practices across the country that will be a part of the Million Hearts Initiative’s Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model (CVDRRM), an innovative program testing a new approach to Read more →

  • Medicare now accepting applications for primary care model

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), which tests risk based payment models as Medicare explores ways to pivot away from traditional fee-for-service reimbursement, announced the launch of its new multi-payer Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model. The five-year model Read more →

  • Improving diagnosis in health care

    Getting the right diagnosis is a key aspect of health care – it provides an explanation of a patient’s health problem and informs subsequent health care decisions. Take a few minutes and review the new report from the Institute of Medicine, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care. Be Read more →

  • AFMC HealthIT Can Take You to Meaningful Use

    The Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s (AFMC) grant to provide federally subsidized services to providers as the state’s Regional Extension Center has ended. However, through a new contract with Arkansas Medicaid, the same level of expert technical assistance to achieve and sustain Read more →