In this episode, we explore the vital role of practice managers in healthcare and discuss the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)'s importance in supporting them. We cover how the role of practice managers has changed during the Covid pandemic, the relentless advocacy for the profession, and the upcoming AAPM conference.
Join us in this exciting episode as we delve into the world of practice management and the crucial role it plays within the healthcare community. With our guest, Miranda Grace - CEO of the Australian Association of Practice Management's (AAPM), we discuss the impact of Covid on the responsibilities of practice managers, the AAPM’s role in providing support and advocating for the profession, and the upcoming AAPM conference in Adelaide.
Key Discussion Points
- The significant impact of practice managers on their communities
- The evolution of AAPM's role during the Covid pandemic
- The importance of timely and digestible information distribution
- Advocating for primary care and recognition of practice managers
- The differences in support needed between metropolitan and rural areas
- The importance of credentialing and recognition for practice managers
- Focus areas for AAPM, including education and skills development
- Upcoming AAPM Conference 2023 in Adelaide
- The benefits of joining AAPM for new practice managers
- The support and assistance provided by AAPM to its members
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