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...]

Why We Selected Physician’s Computer Company As Our New Practice Management Vendor

We decided to switch our practice management system. We selected Physician's Computer Company as our new vendor. I've been a fan of PCC since I learned about them and I've always said that had we known about them before buying all of our IT, we would of gone with them. But we had made a huge investment in IT before learning about PCC and it didn't make sense to move things over back then. We were already too vested in our infrastructure to … [Read more...]

Why We Selected Physician's Computer Company As Our New Practice Management Vendor

We decided to switch our practice management system. We selected Physician's Computer Company as our new vendor. I've been a fan of PCC since I learned about them and I've always said that had we known about them before buying all of our IT, we would of gone with them. But we had made a huge investment in IT before learning about PCC and it didn't make sense to move things over back then. We were already too vested in our infrastructure to make … [Read more...]

Why is Measuring Sick to Well Ratio Important for your Pediatric Practice?

Simply put, measuring wellness-to-sick ratio estimates the focus a practice has on preventive care. And how can this info help your practice? Data shows that practices that have fewer sick visits to well visits tend to be practices with better financial outcomes. But there are other reasons why measuring sick to well ratios are beneficial to your practice. Practice Management extraodinaire Chip Hart from PCC has some really good reasons as to … [Read more...]

Swine Flu – A Different Approach

Chip, from http://www.pedsource.com/chipsblog has an OUTSTANDING post that takes a completely different approach to the Swine Flu epidemic and how medical practices ought to approach the enormous attention and coverage this virus is getting. Here are some of the points that hit the hardest for me.   Addressing how many of us are complaining with the amount of unnecessary calls our offices are getting, Chip had this to say:   "If you … [Read more...]