The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) is a non-profit, national peak association recognised as the professional body dedicated to supporting effective practice management in the healthcare profession.
AAPM members are employed in all areas of healthcare including general practice, allied health, dental, medical specialties, physiotherapy and podiatry. AAPM represents practice managers, business managers, service managers, CEOs and principals.
The role of practice management in a healthcare setting involves strategic planning, reviewing and the implementation of processes in practices which increase efficiency and contribute to the overall notion of ‘excellence in healthcare’. AAPM provides a career pathway recognizing the experience and qualifications of members through Certified Practice Manager and Fellow status.