Getting Resourceful, Staying Close: Small Town Healthcare for a Growing Community
Washington’s Skagit County is shaped like a watering can. Straddled by Vancouver, B.C. to the north and Seattle to the south, it’s known for its fertile Skagit river valley, ideal for growing strawberries and tulips, the latter of which has a dedicated festival every spring. But at Skagit Pediatrics in Mount Vernon, the county seat, the providers and staff have a different crop in mind. Serving a diverse rural population with varying needs, Skagit Pediatrics’ success since its inception in 1981 has been its drive to innovate in order to offer kids and families the resources they need to grow up happy and healthy.
How does a hundred-year-old practice maintain its mission, vision, and quality over time? El Paso Pediatrics offers a look into the structures, values, and patient-centered approaches that allow for continued success. Dr. Joseph Segapeli discusses the joys and challenges of working in this long-standing independent practice.
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Sharing with you the deep dedication of pediatric care, as told by independent pediatricians living and practicing in a variety of different locations and with different perspectives.