Smart Pediatrics Resources
Here to help you master all aspects of operating your practice
Create a Patient Recall System
Control your schedule, control your future
Patient recall is a process that can help your practice optimize your schedule, stabilize revenue cycles, and achieve your next best idea. In these interactive worksheets, build a customized plan to track your recall's improvement, assign tasks, and identify challenges specific to your practice.
How to Start an Independent Pediatric Practice
Pediatric medicine is a growing industry, and more and more pediatricians are choosing to start their own independent practices. Learn the best ways to lay the groundwork for a successful practice.
Integrated Behavioral Health: A Guide to Expanding Access
You may have already heard the benefits of integrating behavioral health at your practice. It's a win/win: you get more time with sick patients and in well visits, and your patients get the quality of care and longer visits that help make them happier and healthier.
The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes Pediatricians Make
Failure is an opportunity to reassess and learn from mistakes. While you're good at your profession, it's not enough to simply be a good pediatrician anymore. You also need to understand and excel at the business of pediatrics to make an independent practice truly thrive.
Is Selling Your Pediatric Practice to a Large Healthcare System the Right Decision?
If you're weighing whether or not to sell your practice to a consolidated healthcare system, you probably have a lot of questions: "Is this the right move for my patients and my practice?" "What would selling mean for my staff and my daily practice?" "What would I gain or lose?"
5 Mistakes That Keep You From Running a Successful Practice
You are a part of a profession that offers invaluable services to your community and the families within it. But you are not only a physician -- you are also a small business owner. Without thinking like one, can your practice really grow to its best potential?
How to Succeed as a 21st Century Pediatrician
The modern independent pediatrician wears many hats, as a physician, employer, and business owner. You know it's not enough to wait for patients to come to your office by chance, so your practice also manages social media pages and a website. But how can you grow your practice further to meet the needs of the rapidly changing, modern healthcare world?
Why Your Front Desk Has the Most Important Job in Your Practice
Your front desk is the face of the office. It is where patients are greeted, where patient demographics are recorded, and where revenue is collected. With so much to do, it's easy for front desk staff to get busy, stressed, and disorganized.
Pediatric Business Mistake #2: You're Not Doing Your Homework
Pediatrics is more than caring for patients. You need the business skills that will allow you to sustain an independent practice. As a small business owner and employer, are you doing everything necessary to support your business and staff?
Getting Your Pediatric Practice Paid: How to Set Prices
You already know the process of how insurers pay your practice, but did you know that a common downfall of pediatricians is that they persistently underbill? Bring your practice's revenue to the next level by learning how to price your services to your advantage, using the very information insurers do to bring knowledge to the negotiating table.
2021 E&M Coding Changes Worksheet
Updates to the E&M guidelines in 2021 mean changes in the way pediatricians will choose the appropriate codes for each E&M visit. If you're anticipating the guidelines but don't know how to get started implementing them in your everyday visits, we have the tool for you.
How to Start a New Practice & Migrate Your Existing Patients
Join Chip and Susanne Madden to learn how independent pediatricians can leave an old practice and start anew. The pediatric consulting experts will answer burning questions like, "How do I migrate patients?" and "Can I take staff with me?"
Revenue Cycle Tips & Tricks for the Independent Pediatrician
Revenue cycle management is never as simple as you'd like it to be. Changing rules and criteria for payment from payers can catch unwary billers unawares and scrambling to find the right modifier, code, or procedure. Meanwhile, miscommunication at the front desk leads to incorrectly coded visits. What does this mean for you? Lost revenue and a stressed out team.
7 Pediatric Services That Will Save Your Patients & Practice
In this webinar, PCC's in-house insurance coding and billing expert Jan Blanchard shares her knowledge and two decades of consulting expertise to ensure you continue to serve your patients and families in the best way possible, by maintaining a well-run business.
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