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As a Practice Manager, time management and money is always a priority. If we can save General Practitioners time and make them more money, they are extremely happy team members. The working world of a Practice Manager can be very difficult and stressful, so why not make it easier for yourself!
North Western Melbourne PHN, has seen an increase in better management and prevention across many general practices with the implementation and use of data aggregation tools. The tools provide essential population health graphs, charts and reports to best assist all of the practice team implement and drive change that improves patient health outcomes, increases income and assist with meeting RACGP Standards for general practice. Practice Managers have access to item numbers including health assessment and care plan data, diabetes and asthmas cycles of care only naming a few. Data aggregation tools can generate patient lists of who is due for review or management implementations beside the name of the general practitioner who may be missing out a claimable Medicare item number.
Data aggregation tools are great assistance with quality improvement projects which have included nurse led clinics, that have the ability to generate more income for the practice and achieve better health outcomes for the patients. As Practice Managers, this will be an integral part of your management skills in general practice with the Medicare changes that will be implemented. Data aggregation tools has been proven to create magical dollars and save general practices time without causing the stress and angst that comes along with change. You will become the Magician!