When was Office Practicum first developed?

Office Practicum was originally conceived and designed in 1992 by a team programmers and pediatricians at Visual Data, LLC – a software company based in New York City.

Has Office Practicum received any certifications and awards?

Office Practicum 11 is a Complete Ambulatory EHR, is 2011/2012 compliant, and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health & Human Services. To find out more our certification, please click here.

Office Practicum’s e-prescribing process has also been awarded the 2011 Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award. To learn more about this award, please click here.

What content from the AAP is provided through Office Practicum?

Office Practicum is the first EMR solution to incorporate licensed content from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to support clinical decision-making at the point of care and provide resources to patients and their caregivers.

Office Practicum incorporates templates based on the AAP Bright Futures guidelines and common descriptors with pertinent positives and negatives for clinical problems and diagnostic workups.

In addition, Office Practicum instantly provides pediatricians relevant AAP clinical resources, such as clinical practice guidelines, policy statements, clinical and technical reports and integrated anticipatory guidelines. Downloadable patient materials are also provided, such as patient handouts, growth charts, school/camp forms, and immunization protocols based on ACIP guidelines.

Does Office Practicum provide connectivity to state vaccination registries?

Yes. Office Practicum enables providers to submit electronically to more than 20 vaccine registries. We are able to add additional state immunization registry interfaces to Office Practicum as long as your state or local registry has the capability of building an interface on their end.

Can Office Practicum help verify insurance eligibility requirements?

Yes. When used in conjunction with certain clearinghouses, Office Practicum allows you to verify insurance with a single click. The system displays all current insurance information, deductible limits, and copays that need to be collected the day of the visit. It also shows eligibility and verification of benefits, and can alert staff to specific notes on file regarding the status of a patient’s claims.