https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/autism-awareness.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2022-09-22 17:24:062022-10-20 14:55:25Pediatricians and Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Path to a Medical Home
An expert in the field of early brain and child development, Dr. Colleen Kraft has in many ways helped to steer the conversation about how to best care for children who experience developmental differences like autism spectrum disorder. She is focused on an important message: Primary care pediatricians can and should be a driving force on the team caring for a child with ASD. They are key to getting kids into services as early as possible, which helps to improve outcomes.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Alaska-Marine-Highway.jpg 994 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-12-17 17:03:212022-03-23 14:26:56Close Communities from Far Away: Glacier Pediatrics in Juneau, Alaska
Glacier Pediatrics in Juneau, Alaska, serves communities along the Alaska Marine Highway, which snakes through 3,500 miles of coastline and connects 30 communities. The team is focused on expanding health care access in this rural region through implementing telehealth and partnering with pediatric specialists.
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In October of 2020, Dr. Jasmine Waipa founded Keānuenue Pediatrics in Honolulu, Hawai`i, with a goal to create a small practice atmosphere with a tech-forward approach. As a Native Hawaiian pediatrician, she is passionate about addressing health disparities.
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Dr. Barbara Howard and Dr. Raymond Sturner have revolutionized how screening and early intervention unfolds in pediatric offices across the country through a web-based platform they developed called CHADIS, or the Child Health and Development Interactive System.
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Three pediatricians discuss the positive and negative effects of social media, ways to support mental health, how to better serve youth impacted by the opioid epidemic, and more.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Depression.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2019-06-11 01:05:282019-06-11 17:03:33Collaboration and Cooperation: Integrating Mental Health Care into a Pediatric Practice
At Parker Pediatrics and Adolescents in Colorado, Dr. Jay Rabinowitz took a leap into the unknown by bringing licensed mental health professionals into his practice as employees. Dr. Mark Harris went on a similar journey in Vermont, where he integrated mental health services into his practice, Upper Valley Pediatrics, in the 1990s. In both locations, integrated mental health care has been beneficial for patients and providers, filling a dire need in the community.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/banner-2.jpg 1023 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2018-07-23 16:22:572019-01-20 14:23:36Caring for Children in Swaziland
In 2015, Dr. Rita Fox traveled to the rural village of Ekudzeni, in Swaziland, to set up and staff a medical clinic. She has since returned two more times to provide medical care to the community, building lasting relationships with a generation of children who have lost parents and family members to HIV/AIDS.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Pillsbury1.jpg 1001 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2016-06-03 16:15:072019-01-14 12:10:38Absent Adolescents: Solving the Problem of Continuity of Care Through the Teenage Years
Annual well visits with a trusted pediatrician are the best forum to address the physical, social, and emotional changes adolescents face today.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Penn.jpg 733 1100 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2016-06-01 16:39:392018-12-29 16:49:39Treating Patients With a ‘Community-Side Manner’
With a passion for health policy, Dr. Penn looks to understand her patient population at the community level in order to better serve them.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Pacific-Coast-Highway.jpg 844 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2015-10-07 15:03:592018-11-20 00:31:33Aging 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.