https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/gettyimages-1228271102.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-11-11 14:41:282021-11-11 17:34:26Parental Choice, Public Health, and Vaccine Hesitancy in Tennessee
A government mandate in Tennessee has prohibited the Department of Health from doing vaccine outreach and education to Tennessee youth. What does this mandate signify about the relationship between the Tennessee legislature and the medical community? And how might the mandate impact independent pediatricians? Dr. Suzanne Berman, an independent pediatrician in Crossville, TN, speaks to the issue with an on-the-ground perspective.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/sandy-feet.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-09-15 16:30:102021-09-21 17:41:43Close Communities from Far Away: How Keānuenue Pediatrics Fights for the Underdog
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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At Pediatric Associates of Fall River, the practice’s eight pediatricians, one nurse practitioner and roughly 50 staff members – many of whom are locals – are united in a common goal to bring high quality health care to this underserved city in southern Massachusetts.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/LocT2_675_374_c1.jpg 831 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-05-27 13:02:012021-05-27 13:02:01“Come Learn With Me:” Teaching the Next Generation of Pediatricians
Dr. Chris Peltier wants to help community pediatricians fall in love with teaching. He’s learned through more than two decades of experience how rewarding it is to help medical students and residents learn the art and science of pediatrics. He also knows it is possible to effectively teach while still meeting business objectives and offering top notch patient care.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Pelican-Pediatrics.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-03-30 20:06:022021-03-30 20:10:34Trust and Reassurance: Serving a Diversity of Patients in South Carolina
Dr. Eliza Varadi, the owner of Pelican Pediatrics in Charleston, South Carolina, has made it her goal to serve a diversity of patients from a multitude of backgrounds. Spurred in part by her own immigrant experience as a child, she has built a team that reflects the community she serves.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/bball.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2020-12-01 19:08:232020-12-01 19:10:39Tackling Taboo Topics: Girlology Brings Families Together to Support Girls’ Health
In the 17 years since its founding by Dr. Melisa Holmes and Dr. Trish Hutchison, Girlology has grown into a company with national reach focused on sharing information about health and adolescence with families.
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After 38 years in practice in East Hampton, N.Y., Dr. Gail Schonfeld has built deep and lasting relationships with families in her community. Her work as an advocate and innovator serves her patients and helps pediatricians across the country adapt to a changing healthcare landscape.
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The impacts of digital media use on children, both positive and negative, are increasingly visible as Generation Z comes of age. How do different types of media affect childhood brain development, and what can pediatricians do to help kids build healthy relationships with their screens?
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/community-support-1.jpg 892 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2019-11-20 20:51:292019-11-20 20:51:29Keeping the Doors Open: 100 Years of Independent Practice
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.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Oakland-MD.jpg 788 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2019-10-09 19:37:212019-10-09 19:48:04Rural America’s Invisible Patients, Part III: Appalachia
Increased access to pediatric care for rural poor populations could alter the course of a child’s life, and widespread access could change a community’s future. This part of the series highlights the challenges faced by Appalachian communities in securing access to pediatric care.