Physician Office Practice Toolkit

Specifically designed with physician office practice risk concerns in mind, this toolkit features a Self-Risk Assessment tool, various checklists, forms and other resources. This toolkit is designed to help the office practice target risks that are unique to the ambulatory care setting. The self-risk assessment is an excellent tool to facilitate a comprehensive evaluation of the current practices compared to best practices whereby plans of action can be formulated.

Patient Safety in the Physician's Office Practice

Provided are a variety of resources focusing on patient safety in the outpatient/office practice setting.

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    Guide to Infection Prevention in the Outpatient Setting

    A guide, developed by the CDC, to assist outpatient healthcare organizations to improve infection prevention. The guide is based on evidence-based guidelines and represents the minimum infection prevention expectations in the outpatient setting.

    TAGS: CDC, Healthcare, Prevention, Guidelines, Outpatient

  • Flyer/Sign/Poster


    I SPEAK Language Flash Card

    A language identification flashcard created by the U.S. Census to help healthcare providers allow patients to communicate which language they prefer as their primary. Print this card and keep in treatment areas for quick access.

    TAGS: Healthcare, Treatment, primary, U.S., Census

  • Policy Templates

    Policy Templates

    Test Results Management Article

    Policy statement created by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario which outlines best practices in follow-up testing in the physician office practice.

    TAGS: Policy, college, Physician, ontario, outline, Practices

Quality Resources in the Physician's Office Practice

Quality patient care in a physician's office is an important piece of today's healthcare services Provided is a resource focusing on payment structures.

  • Webinar


    Webinar: Get a Grip on MIPS

    The Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS, is one of two options under the Quality Payment Program. This program pays Medicare Part B providers based on performance.

    As reimbursement for care becomes more quality-focused, knowing how to report becomes extremely important for providers. This webinar will help you get a grip on the Quality Payment Program, how to qualify and tips on how to be successful in your reporting.

    TAGS: merit, based, Payment, system, Quality, Programs, Medicare

  • Webinar Slides

    Webinar Slides

    Get a Grip on MIPS Presentation

    Click to view the presentation slides used in the Get a Grip on MIPS webinar.

    TAGS: Quality, Payment, Program, Medicare

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Risk Management and Compliance in Physician's Office Practices

It is important to proactively address potential risk and compliance issues in the office practice even though occurance is rare. These resources focus on terminating the physician-patient relationship, closing a medical practice and other risk and compliance issues.

  • Policy Templates

    Policy Templates

    Sample Termination of Physician-Patient Relationship

    A sample to help the office practice develop a policy to follow when the need arises to terminate a relationship with a patient.

    TAGS: Policy, relationship, Patient

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    Termination of Physician-Patient Relationship

    Guidelines to follow when terminating a relationship with a patient as provided by LSMS.

    TAGS: LSMS, Guidelines

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    Closing a Medical Practice

    A medical-legal guideline to assist a physician to close an active office practice.

    TAGS: legal, Assistant, Active