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Holiday Reading

Today’s missive has no practice management value.  It is pediatric related, though. I travel a fair amount for work (how else would most of you know me?).  Which means I spend times in planes, airports, and hotel rooms.  As a result, in addition to my predisposition, I read a lot. Most of the time, I …

RVU Update #7, Good

All the RVU drama makes it hard for me to get to other things, but here is the latest from my generous and favorite inside source (instead of using an inappropriate 70s adult film nickname, we’ll use “Siouxsie”): 1) The new CF for 1/1/08 through 6/30/08 will be $38.0870 [= 0.5% increase from the current …

Choosing an EHR at the VT AAP

I was on the phone yesterday with a client from Rhode Island who was taking the time to tell me about his practice’s search for an EHR. To my surprise, they had flown down to visit another customer of ours in Tennessee to see what they thought of an installation with one of our EHR …

Coding and Practice Management Events

By the time any reasonable person reads this, I will be giving or have given a talk at the local AAP VT Fall meeting here in Burlington. I am quite flattered that Dr. Aakre thought me capable of being sandwiched in among the likes of Drs. Barry Heath and Wendy Davis. My talk will be …

Congratulations!

This month’s AAP News has some great news and some congratulations are in order to some PCC friends and family. First, Dr. Richard Tuck won the District V Vice Chairperson position. Wow! I can’t think of a better person to lead a district. Second, Dr. Phyllis Cavens won the 2007 AAP Local Heroes award. To …

Financial Analysis for the Managing Pediatric Provider

First, the facts: October 11 7-9 p.m. $75/person Doubletree Hotel Boston Downtown Boston, MA What are we covering? PCC’s Pediatric Solutions team will share current pediatric trends that drive bottom line change and show you where to look to evaluate the impact these trends have on your practice. Then, we’ll teach you how to apply …

SoundPractice.net

Just ran into this fascinating site. It’s the mp3-blog from the Journal of Medical Practice Management. Some of the pieces are excellent (though I don’t think that small groups are going to become a novelty…).  The refers to a group of our customers later in his discussion, which is interesting.

Pediatric Practice Management Seminar

It dawned on me that it would be helpful to let people know about valuable pediatric resources. For example, I expect to do a quick review of groups like Physicians’ Alliance and Pediatric Federation soon. I’ll start with a self-reference: PCC’s Pediatric Practice Management Conference on July 19 in Vermont. We’ve got Donelle Holle, Drs. …