Pediatricians are less likely than other specialties to be sued, but when losing or settling a suit, their payouts are among the highest. Here’s what to expect if you get sued.
Pediatric Practice Improvement
Pediatricians who go above and beyond the expected in patient care can achieve the coveted status of “PGP”— pretty good pediatrician. Follow these 10 steps to achieve that special bond with your patients.
Catch up with the latest innovative technology products from this past year for your pediatric practice.
Using the Medicare fee schedule as a universal reference benchmark for cost of services can help pediatricians estimate out-of-pocket expenses for patients and families.
Pediatricians deal daily with parent and patient refusals of recommended care. Here’s how to protect yourself and your practice from legal repercussions.
Pediatricians need to document visits correctly to ensure continuity of care and to bill appropriately. Are you confident your office notes will pass muster with those inevitable insurance company audits?
Pediatricians are quite capable of caring for both the physical and mental health of patients. Here is how embedding mental health services into your practice and collaborating with community mental health professionals can accomplish both.
Diagnostic and medication errors frequently occur in pediatric practices, but even minor medical errors can be prevented by creating a culture of safety.
Changes in healthcare systems, payment, and the practice of medicine have made significant impacts on the personal and professional lives as well as well-being of pediatricians.
Independent pediatricians truly are small service business owners. Expert advice can help your practice avoid problems and achieve success.