ApolloMD Partners with Duke Clinical Research Institute to Improve ED Patient Care

Released on: January 15, 2008, 8:04 am

Press Release Author: Lauren Scott

Industry: Healthcare

Press Release Summary: Atlanta-based ApolloMD Physician Services announces a
partnership with Duke Clinical Research Institute, an alliance which will serve to
increase the quality of care provided in EDs across the country.

Press Release Body: ATLANTA, GA - (January 14, 2008) - ApolloMD is proud to announce
a partnership with the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the largest academic
clinical research organization in the world, to conduct acute care clinical trials
in emergency department patients. Spearheading Emergency Medicine clinical and
quality research at Duke is Dr. Seth Glickman, an ApolloMD physician and Consultant
on Clinical Quality for ApolloMD.

Duke has the capability to conduct and coordinate a wide range of clinical research
studies in the ED, and the studies conducted between ApolloMD and Duke will serve to
enhance ApolloMD's evidence base and quality of acute care medicine. This will
assist the development of new systems for delivering the highest quality of care for
patients at ApolloMD\'s client hospitals.

"ApolloMD is continually looking for ways to enhance clinical quality," said
ApolloMD CEO Dr. Chris Krubert. "We are very excited about our alliance with Duke
and hope to apply the experiences in ED based clinical research to the nearly 2
million patients treated at ApolloMD hospitals."

Web Site: http://www.apollomd.com

Contact Details: ApolloMD Physician Services
5665 New Northside Drive, Suite 320
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
Phone 770.874.5400

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