CPF Newsletter November 6

Mix, Mingle & Jingle is going Virtual!

Dec 10 - 7 PM - Save the Date

Registration and More Details to Follow...
2019 Mix, Mingle & Jingle Photos
CPF November Tip Sheet
CPF releases a regular Tip Sheet that includes updates on group discounts, vaccines, coding, referral resources, and great information to share with patients and families. This month's highlight:
  • New CPF Group Discount with LBMC for Healthcare Consulting Services, Billing and Revenue Cycle Services, and Payor Credentialing!
November Tip Sheet
COVID-19 Resources
The AAP is providing updated clinical guidance that is regularly reviewed with regards to the evolving nature of the pandemic. 
The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) continues to post regular COVID-19 updates related to case reporting, triage and assessment, exposure for healthcare providers, lab testing options, and more:
The Pediatric Management Institute (PMI) has been hosting a regular webinar series on the "Business Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Practices." PMI also has an active online forum for discussion among providers for how to deal with issues.
Flu Resources
The CDC has released a 22-minute video that provides information on the importance of flu vaccination during COVID-19, FAQs about influenza vaccine, storage and handling, administration recommendations, and best practices for the 2020-21 influenza season.
The TN Dept of Health release a weekly report tracking flu levels in the state. See all recent reports at the link:
TDH Flu Surveillance
CPF Virtual Education
Did You Miss Our Last CME?
Dr. Jim Phillips, Assistant Professor in Otolaryngology at VUMC, and Dr. Alex Borst, Assistant Professor in Pediatric Hematology-Oncolocy at VUMC, delivered a presentation this week for hospital and community-based pediatricians on Vascular Anomalies
Vascular Anomalies Presentation SLIDES
Vascular Anomalies Presentation VIDEO
CPF Career Center
Check CPF's Career Center for openings at member practices. If you would like to place or remove a post on the Career Center, email CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at
TN Dept of Health: Assistant Commissioner/Physician, Director, Division of Family Health and Wellness
Nurture Pediatrics: Hiring Pediatrician
Tullahoma Pediatrics: Hiring Pediatrician
Resume: Vanderbilt Pediatric Resident Looking for Primary Care Position
FREE Access to AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
Did you know? Your CPF membership comes with a free subscription to the AAP's Point-of-Care Solutions, giving you easy access to well-care guides, patient education, the AAP's Coding Newsletter, RedBook Online, and much more!

Use CPF's log-in to access (use the institutional log-in at top right corner of Point-of-Care home page): 
Username: cumberland
Password: Cpf2017 (case sensitive)
AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
New ICD-10-CM Guidelines: COVID-19 Related Services
2021 PALS and PEARS
CPF offers FREE PALS and PEARS certification courses for members. The 2021 scheduled dates are:
  • PALS
    • March 25
    • September 30
    • April 29
    • October 21
Register for PALS
Register for PEARS
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TN Healthcare Symposium - Nov 10-12
The 2020 Tennessee Healthcare Symposium is a collaborative event between the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) and major insurance carriers to help practice managers, coders, billers, auditors, and other medical office staff focus on efficiency and financial success.

This year, the Symposium will be virtual with full remote access, more than 20 unique educational sessions, and up to 17.5 CEU and CME credits for full participation.

Cost: $99 for TMA members, $149 for non-members
View TN Healthcare Symposium AGENDA
Learn More and Register HERE
Pediatric Mental Health Minute
The AAP started a new video series to support pediatricians in their care for children with mental health disorders. The short, expert-led videos are designed to provide tips to help manage through the COVID crisis and in general, everyday practice. 
AAP Mental Health Minute Video Series - Deprescribing in Children

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