Suburban Practices

Kids Plus Pediatrics
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Kids Plus Pediatrics: Using Innovative Thinking to Engage Patients, Support Community, and Grow a Dynamic Business

At Kids Plus Pediatrics, dreaming big is the name of the game. Their out-of-the-box thinking keeps them at the cutting edge of the business of pediatrics, all while building commuinity and fostering patient engagement.
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Family, Community, Country: The Power of Patient-Centered Pediatrics in South Texas

Dr. J.J. Saenz views his pediatric practice as an extension of his family—in fact, the practice is his family. While striving to meet the needs of their diverse community, Dr. Saenz and his children have been providing quality, evidence-based care for children in the Rio Grande Valley for 30 years.
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Tiger Pediatrics’ Long Road to Independence

The practice was busy, the doctors were happy, and the business was profitable. But something was amiss. Tiger Pediatrics had a long journey to becoming independent, and still have a long road ahead to stay that way.
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Aging Out of Pediatric Care is All Relative at Pediatric Wellness Group

Northern California pediatricians Drs. Niki Saxena and Eileen Chan discuss the rewards and challenges of expanding their pediatric practice to include services for adolescents and young adults.
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Need for Adolescent Specialists Grows as Pediatric Subspecialty Evolves

It was during his pediatric internship that adolescent health specialist Dr. Gilberto Velez-Domenech realized he had the passion, talent, and the patience it takes to tackle the diverse health needs of adolescents.
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A Balancing Act

Dr. Mary Kiepert is an independent pediatrician in Las Vegas, Nevada, who has successfully negotiated the delicate balance between work and family life.
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Taming the Lion

Judy Rapoza, a practice administrator in Fall River, Massachusetts, and Jayme Spangler, a biller from Hershey, Pennsylvania, represent staff at independent pediatric practices everywhere who keep their offices up-to-date and compliant with the demands of a fickle health care industry.
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Leap of Faith

Dr. Susan Sirota is a Chicago-area pediatrician who, along with 39 other independent-minded practitioners from seven practices, met the spectre of hospital consolidation head-on by forming their own “group without walls.”
BCD Health Partners
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Working Together to Remain Independent

Dr. Jill Stoller and Dr. Krekamey Craig are New Jersey pediatricians from neighboring counties who, believing there is strength in numbers, helped form a merger that puts theirs and three other practices in a position to thrive.
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The Doctor Is Always In

In 2009, Dr. Gayle Smith, of Richmond, Va., did the research and found there was a desire among families for the type of highly personalized well care that concierge practices do best. Four years later, Dr. Smith’s fee-based concierge practice is flourishing.