Doctors Benefit from Certified Office Managers

To an office manager, the benefits of certification via the AAPPM’s CMOM-Pod (Certified Medical Office Manager—Podiatry) program are probably obvious. But if you’re a podiatrist deciding whether or not to support your executive manager in obtaining certification, you are naturally wondering what the benefits will be for you and your practice. The truth is that…

Join Our Workshop and Add Dermatology to Your Practice

Dermatology is one area of podiatric medicine that provides tremendous opportunities for doctors and practices, as well as for patients. Despite this, it often goes overlooked. We’re aiming to change that! The theme of the AAPPM’s mid-winter conference this year is renewal and reinvention, and what better way to refresh and reinvigorate your practice than…

Benefits of Membership for Office Managers

The AAPPM isn’t just for doctors! They may be the medical experts, but when it comes to the day-to-day challenges of running a practice, they’d be lost without the assistance of their office managers. From check-ins and testing to documentation, scheduling, marketing, and even adherence to protocols and compliance issues, an exceptional office manager can…

CMOM-POD: Our Inaugural Graduates in Their Own Words

Five years ago, Brooke Weaver, one of the instructors for the AAPPM’s CMOM-POD certification course, got her certification as a general medical practice manager. While it was a wonderful program, it was also obvious that, for a podiatry practice manager, there were some big gaps. “There are certain things we do every day that your…

Myths and Facts about Practice Management

John Guiliana, DPM, MS” Collaborative Practice Solutions   What are some common practice management myths we’re hearing about in podiatric care? I’ve listed them below and dispelled them with solid facts. Don’t let yourself get hung up on any hype or confusion. Learn the facts and stand firm on them as you’re moving forward into…

The Value of Continued Employee Education

Tina DelBuono, PMAC Practical Practice Management Is continued employee training worth the investment? This sounds like a no-brainer question with the answer being “of course.” But this is not always the case when it comes to time, effort and money that an employer has to contribute. Statistics show that more employees are now looking to invest…