Office Practicum and Anytime Pediatrics - Before you begin

Overview

Office Practicum has joined with Anytime Pediatrics to address your Telehealth needs. Anytime Pediatrics provides software that supports convenient virtual pediatric care via smartphone, tablet or computer. Within OP, the practice has the ability to connect directly to Anytime Pediatrics to document Telehealth visits. Below, you will find the setup items necessary for a smooth integration of OP and Anytime Pediatrics.

Set Up Appointment Types

To properly schedule the appointment for Anytime Pediatrics, the practice must associate Appointment Types to the Telehealth Encounter Purpose. Below you will find instruction on how to create or modify Appointment Types in OP.

Add a Telehealth Appointment Type

  • Navigate to Appointment Types: Practice Management tab > Appointments.
  • Confirm the Appointment Types tab is selected, click the Add button.
  • Add Appointment Types for Telehealth using the definitions in the table below.
FieldDescription
Visit TypeIndicates the name of the type of appointment. The name should be descriptive for Telehealth, for example, Telehealth Well.
DescriptionProvides a more detailed description of the type of appointment.
DurationIndicates the length of time for the appointment.
Sort #Indicates the order that the Appointment Types are displayed in a drop-down list.
Appt Line ColorDisplays the color that is displayed on the left-hand side of the appointment box.
DepartmentLists the Department for the type of Appointment.
PurposeThe category purpose must be Telehealth Encounter.

Modify a Telehealth Appointment Type

  • Navigate to Appointment Types: Practice Management tab > Appointments.
  • Confirm the Appointment Types tab is selected, and highlight the Visit Type for Telehealth.
  • Click the drop-down in the Purpose field, and select Telehealth Encounter.
  • Repeat for additional Appointment Types.

Review Telehealth Templates

Office Practicum has Telehealth templates available, for Symptoms, Diagnoses and Well Visits, that may be downloaded and used to document the Telehealth Visits. Please view Exploring Telehealth: Templates and Billing Tips for instruction on importing the Telehealth templates.

  • Navigate to Encounter or Well Visit Templates, and double-click the template to open it.
  • Click the Edit button.
  • Click the ellipses button in the Appt type field and select the Telehealth Appointment Type.
  • Click the Save button.
  • Repeat the above steps for all templates that will be used for Telehealth Visits
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