3.b PEP - Outline for Interview with Physician
This outline is provided to give a format for the interview at the end of an office
assessment. Intended as a memory aid rather than a rigid guide, it may be
modified at the discretion of the assessor.
Purpose of interview
to review all parts of the practice assessment and provide suggestions for
The final assessment is made by the PEP committee, based on all the
information gathered during the assessment process.
Topics for Discussion
Patient Questionnaire Summary Report
(often good to start with this – usually
some positive comments)
Doesn’t contain any financial information
Provided so you can see where you stand in your peer grouping
Office assessment (Use notes made in Medical Office Assessment Form (R-2))
Chart review (Use notes made in Guidelines for Chart Review Form (CR-1))
Content of medical record
Quality of care review
Any questions or comments from physician?
After the PEP committee reviews the assessor’s report, you will receive a copy of
the final report and a letter giving the committee’s final assessment (
that this may be up to two months from date of assessment
PEP will also send you a Post Assessment Questionnaire asking for your feedback
regarding your impression of the PEP assessment and whether the suggestions