Here are some resources we have found to be helpful in operating your practice. If you are unable to find the information you are seeking please contact our office, we will be happy to assist you. If you find any other resource that is particularly helpful in this area of practice management please let us know so that we might share it with others.
For offices with a physician member of The American Academy of Pediatrics there is a large amount of material available that can be used, evaluated, copied, etc to assist offices in developing policies, forms, managing personnel issues, etc. Using the member pediatrician’s ID # and password, documents can be downloaded into a word document and modified to fit the needs of the office.
Sample Office Documents
practice.aap.org/sampleofficedocs.aspx for sample infant forms, missed appointment policies/forms, office financial policies, patient education on billing, patient registration forms and more.
Sample Personnel Documents: practice.aap.org/samplepersonneldocs.aspx for job descriptions for RN’s, MA’s, billing, front office staff, office coordinator, evaluations, practice handbooks staff policies, etc.
Sample Template Letters
practice.aap.org/templateletters.aspx for template letters to parents (eg. changes in deductable health plan, patient discharge letter, RBC [“Medical Home”] letter to parents, welcome letter to new patient, etc.)
Physicianspractice.com – leading practice management website for doctors and staff
Pedsource.com – up-to-date information about pediatrics from Physician Computer Company (PCC)
Medscape.com/resource/medical-practice-management – the latest news and information from industry concerning medical practice management