Dr. Sue Kressly's Corner

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Diagnostic Test Results Scope and Data Maintenance
Office Practicum is committed to patient safety. This commitment guides us in determining the Best Practices we establish and follow regarding information that OP software displays to clinical staff. This includes the results of diagnostic tests. Di...
Specialty Growth Curves
Specialty Growth Charts Sue Kressly, MD, FAAP Medical Director, OP I often get questions from our users (and OP Support often receives requests we cannot fulfill) about why OP 14 doesn’t have additional growth curves for conditions or sy...
Office Practicum and Bright Futures Handouts
Office Practicum and Bright Futures Handouts Often pediatric practices ask Office Practicum (OP) how the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) handouts are updated. It’s important to understand at the outset what Bright Futures is. Launched by...
Implications of Changing QIC Reports
Implications of Changing QIC Reports Sue Kressly, MD, FAAP Medical Director, OP Periodically, it becomes necessary to make adjustments to the reports contained in the Quality Improvement Calculator (QIC). This occurs for various reasons: sometim...
The Importance of Finalizing Notes in a Timely Fashion
The Importance of Finalizing Notes in a Timely Fashion Sue Kressly, MD, FAAP Medical Director, OP Providers often ask me why it’s important to finalize notes in the EHR or what the industry standard is. There are four main reasons to fin...
Approaching Care Plans
The purpose of this document is to guide practices in a stepwise, thoughtful process of identifying and articulating what they would like to accomplish with a care plan before building a care plan. Ideally, care plans should follow evidence-based gu...