Horsham, PA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014
Office Practicum, a leading provider of electronic health records software (EHR) for the specialty of pediatric medicine is pleased to announce that Medical Director, Susan J. Kressly, MD, FAAP has been named President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. Kressly is a practicing pediatrician in Bucks County, PA and runs her own NCQA-Level 3 Medical Home private practice where Office Practicum software advancements are alpha-tested.
Prior to accepting her role as President of the Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP, Dr. Kressly served as the Secretary and Treasurer for two years, the Vice President for two years, and was the Pediatric Council Chair for five years. She also worked as the Chapter Consultant for matters related to the business of pediatric practice and Health Information Technology. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics at this pivotal moment,” says Dr. Kressly. “Our chapter has a long history of innovative programs which advocate for children and pediatricians.The future of pediatricians and the children we are privileged to care for, depend on us to speak up and give them a voice.”
In addition to her work with the Pennsylvania Chapter of the AAP, Dr. Kressly has been a tireless advocate for children, serving as a member of the Council on Clinical Information Technology and the Section on Administration and Practice Management of the AAP, and the Quality Improvement Innovation Network and Pediatric Research in the Office Setting. She is involved in PA HIT efforts including the PA-eHealth Initiative, served as advisor to the PA Regional Extension Center vendor selection committee, and was the original beta tester for the real-time bidirectional PA-SIIS. She also maintains a Pediatric-related Information Technology blog, that discusses topics important to pediatric practices using EHR technology.
About Office Practicum
Office Practicum is the leading provider of electronic medical records and practice management systems for use in pediatric clinical settings. Since 1992, its innovative Office Practicum solution has been delivered to hundreds of medical practices in over 46 states and the Caribbean, ranging from solo providers to hospital-based clinics. The privately held company maintains primary offices in suburban Philadelphia, New York City, and central California.
For more information visit http://www.officepracticum.com.
About the Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP is a state level organization of approximately 2200 pediatricians who are dedicated to promoting the health and well being of children and the value of pediatric practice. The PA Chapter’s main office is located in Media, Pennsylvania, with six satellite office located throughout the state. Many of the member pediatricians participate as advisors, educators and members of state advisory committees on issues related to children’s health. The PA Chapter, AAP educates parents, professionals and the public about the needs of children. The Pennsylvania Chapter accomplishes its mission through advocacy, education, quality improvement and practice support.
For more information, visit http://www.paaap.org/.