These modules help practices deliver efficient and effective care by providing tools and resources that support the day-to-day operations of a well-functioning practice.
Identify key milestones to achieve when starting a practice
Assess your knowledge of where and how to obtain your state license, National Provider Identifier (NPI) number, federal employer identification number, etc.
Use sample checklists to guide your efforts
Document to support patient care
Improve your coding accuracy
Avoid costly mistakes
Learn how to coach and guide a “championship” team of professionals
Refresh yourself on federal regulations regarding your employees
Utilize and/or modify sample job descriptions
Reduce risk for patients and staff
Educate your staff on important Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) requirements surrounding bloodborne pathogen exposure
Maintain a safe and healthy workplace that complies with federal safety standards
Identify opportunities to improve day-to-day medical waste handling/disposal
Print out useful handouts and flyers that remind staff to dispose of waste correctly
Reduce avoidable costs by training staff on what is and is not appropriate to dispose of as medical waste
Ensure your practice is following all relevant CLIA regulations
Implement policies and procedures to guide appropriate training of staff and quality control testing
Provide safe, reliable, point-of-care laboratory testing to support clinical decision-making
This module will help practices develop strategies to deliver quality and value-driven laboratory medicine to their patients.
Learn about regulatory and training requirements.
Develop a quality plan to address the pre, analytic and post-analytic phases of testing.
Train your lab personnel on appropriate procedures.
Ensure procedures are always followed.
Conduct periodic evaluations of lab personnel (at least annually).
ACP Practice AdvisorSM v2.0 - 7.18.2011 | This site is made possible through grants from our sponsors. Learn more
The information included herein should never be used as a substitute for clinical judgment and does not represent an official position of ACP.
© Copyright 2015 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106 - 1572
Toll Free: (800) 523 1546 Local: (215) 351 2400