Today’s Special Guest is SOAPM Troublemaker, Dr. George Rogu [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

For today's AwesomeCast, we get to talk to Dr. George Rogu. If you have spent time on SOAPM, you know who Dr. Rogu is. A troublemaker. That is right. For those of you that don't know, Dr. Rogu works for RBK Pediatrics in Long Island, NY. I think this episode is going to be one of my favorite episodes of all time. I learn so much from Dr. Rogu. I even took notes. Dr. Rogu shares with us his experience negotiating with big payers. You will not … [Read more...]

Today's Special Guest is SOAPM Troublemaker, Dr. George Rogu [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

For today's AwesomeCast, we get to talk to Dr. George Rogu. If you have spent time on SOAPM, you know who Dr. Rogu is. A troublemaker. That is right. For those of you that don't know, Dr. Rogu works for RBK Pediatrics in Long Island, NY. I think this episode is going to be one of my favorite episodes of all time. I learn so much from Dr. Rogu. I even took notes. Dr. Rogu shares with us his experience negotiating with big payers. You will not … [Read more...]

Part II: Ditching Your EMR For a New One? Here’s How To Prepare

For this post, we are going to be looking at how we can leverage what we already know from our experience of implementing and managing an EMR system in our office. If you missed the previous post, scroll back or click on this link. Chip, for those of us that are thinking about replacing our EMR, surely we can take advantage of the lessons we've learned and use them during this transiton, right? What are some of those lessons? Take advantage … [Read more...]

Part II: Ditching Your EMR For a New One? Here's How To Prepare

For this post, we are going to be looking at how we can leverage what we already know from our experience of implementing and managing an EMR system in our office. If you missed the previous post, scroll back or click on this link. Chip, for those of us that are thinking about replacing our EMR, surely we can take advantage of the lessons we've learned and use them during this transiton, right? What are some of those lessons? Take advantage of … [Read more...]

What is the Benefit of an EMR in a Medical Practice?

Today, I have another guest post. This time it's from Dr. Suzanne Berman MD, FAAP. Dr. Berman is also a contributor to Survivor Pediatrics. In this post, she gives insight into the real benefit of having a EMR. For example, many docs believe that a EMR will help them chart faster. But as Dr. Berman points out, that is not always true.  The real benefit of an EMR isn’t being able to put data in/chart faster – this is great if you can do it but … [Read more...]