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Business Solutions for Independent Practices designed to help you Stay Independent!
For your practice to remain independent, you need access to the best pricing for the products and services needed to run your business effectively and efficiently, at the rates and services that usually only larger organizations can command. This is where Independent Practice Management Services Organization (IPMSO) comes into the picture. The team at IPMSO has leveraged all of their connections and experience to bring our members incredible value and benefits.
IPMSO Members enjoy savings on medical supplies, and lowest pricing as well as maximum annual rebates on vaccines. In addition our members have access to reasonably priced, expertly delivered services such as Remote Biller™ (revenue cycle management), credentialing, contracting, human resource management, and compliance training & management (OSHA, HIPAA, chart audits). IPMSO opens the door to exclusive services such as staff training and education, answering and triage services, insurance (health, long-term disability, property, casualty, and liability).
So, how do we do it? With a little help from our friends.
Partnering with McKesson has allowed us to access dynamic pricing for even the smallest of practices. How? By tapping into volume pricing for the most commonly ordered products. They want to help the little guys too!
In addition to offering in-house services, we’ve partnered with the best companies in the industry to bring you the services you need at a price you can afford with the service levels only large organizations typically command.
With children returning to school in-person, pediatricians can help families by providing supportive care, mental health resources, and health information, as well as be a resource for schools. Read PCC's blog on 3 ways that pediatricians can help.
"Pediatricians can support schools in providing supportive care such as vision and hearing checks, as well as coordinating care with school nurses. Collaboration with school nursing staff is essential in caring for sick children throughout the typical school year, as well as preventing potential spread of COVID-19."
Social media is a really helpful tool for communicating with patients, sharing valuable information for families, and promoting your pediatric practice. But as a healthcare practice, it's important to follow ethical guidelines for using social media. Here are the AAP recommendations.
"Pediatricians should follow state and federal privacy and confidentiality laws as well as the social media policies of their health care organization and professional societies. Independent practitioners should develop social media policies for their practices to protect patients and clarify expectations."
Here are 5 steps practices can take to improve the patient experience.
"Good clinical outcomes require strong patient participation. One way to engage your patients is to improve their experience at your practice.
It is believed that strengthening the relationship between healthcare providers and their patients will lead to earlier detection of diseases, better patient compliance, reduction of cost, and improved clinical outcomes, among other benefits."