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Plan, Act, and Think Differently to Optimize Utilization of APPs

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


As the role of the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) evolves to assume a more pivotal place on the CV care team, members are asking us how to best utilize these professionals in their practice or program, especially in light of expanding access for busy clinics.

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APP Productivity The Challenge Remains

Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


Ginger Biesbrock explains three areas that get in the way when it comes to utilizing APPs to their full potential and provides questions to help determine if your program has opportunity for improvement.

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Advanced Practice Provider Professional or Shift worker?

Friday, June 28, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 1 Comment


Trying to determine how much time an APP should contribute weekly can vary depending on the needs and size of the organization. Ginger Biesbrock explains why it is important for the leadership and APP teams to set and review expectations and what each should commit to for building a healthy team-based environment.

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Registry Data Getting the most value out of this important asset.

Friday, May 31, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


Most programs are involved with at least one registry but struggle to effectively utilize the data. Ginger Biesbrock explains three areas that need to be managed in order to ensure this valuable tool is not left unused.

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BPCI-A: Lessons Learned from Cohort 1

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


Now that CMS has opened the application period for Cohort 2, there are lessons to be learned from those that have come before us. Ginger explains that the consensus from participating groups has been favorable and provides key lessons learned from their experience.

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How to Measure APP Productivity and Performance

Thursday, February 28, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments


As programs continue to utilize Advanced Practice Practitioners (APPs) it is important to quantify the value that they bring to the team. Ginger Biesbrock explains four methods that can be used to track and measure productivity and performance.

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