Pediatricians: Participate in the RUC [Updated 06/26/12]

Over the last few years, pediatricians have gained a lot of ground in the RVU arena – I have documented many of the changes, as you know.  Although it sometimes feels like two steps forward and one step back, the overall RVUs/Visit for PCC client have increased from 1.77 in 2003 to 2.95 in 2012 – although better coding …

Response to CAM Article Regarding Anti-Vaccinators

A week or so ago, Dr. David Horowitz from NC, posted the following message to SOAPM: I briefly posted a week or 2 ago about an article in Pediatrics (Last November, Supplement 4) devoted to CAM that focused on anti-vaxers. The feeling was that a lot of the points the authors made were unrealistic and …

2012 Charles “Buzzy” Vanchiere Award

My sincere congratulations go to Dr. Ed Zissman, the 2012 Charles “Buzzy” Vanchiere Award winner.  PCC is delighted to sponsor the award every year. On behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Administration and Practice Management, I would like to congratulate Edward Zissman, MD, FAAP on being selected to receive the 2012 Charles “Buzzy” Vanchiere Award! This award …