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Is your PCC EHR practice interested in becoming a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) but overwhelmed by the sheer volume of requirements needed to qualify for PCMH recognition?
Reviewing the 2011 PCMH standards as a whole can, indeed, be daunting. This is why PCC has created a tool (pcmh.pcc.com) that breaks down each standard, by element, and offers dozens of examples other PCC offices have used to help satisfy their requirements.
Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) - the national anti-obesity group that recently called on PCC to develop tools to help doctors fight childhood obesity - received high marks this week in a commentary published by Forbes.Com
Physician's Computer Company has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) to develop a Healthy Weight Plan, which provides doctors with tools to identify, manage and track childhood obesity and work with patients and their families on how to build healthier habits in kids who are at risk. It will impact millions of doctor visits per year and hundreds of thousands of patients and families, PHA officials said Thursday.
Paul Vanchiere spent an inordinate chunk of his childhood in a pediatrician's office, but not because he was sickly.
The youngest of five siblings, Vanchiere grew up in southwestern Louisiana, working for his pediatrician father, Dr. Charles "Buzzy" Vanchiere, for whom the AAP's Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM) would later name its practice management award.
If you haven't already noted this year's allowable immunization administration fees for your state's Vaccines For Children (VFC) program, your practice could be missing out on a significant revenue opportunity.
Vaccine administration fees in most states have increased dramatically under the new rule in the Affordable Care Act - anywhere from $6 to $9, so it's critical that your office updates its fee schedules to reflect the increase.
Pediatric offices perform thousands of these procedures every year, so even a small increase can mean a lot.