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Getting Resourceful, Staying Close: Small Town Healthcare for a Growing Community

In November 2019, The Independent Pediatrician visited Skagit Pediatrics in Mount Vernon, Washington. The managing pediatricians shared the story of the practice’s history, growth, and how despite consistent change, their independent culture has thrived after nearly 40 years.

Resilience, Relationships and Community: Fostering Wellness and Preventing Burnout

Several independent pediatricians offer their own stories and strategies to foster wellness and prevent burnout, a syndrome that affects over 40 percent of pediatricians nationally.
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Keeping 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.
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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Dr. Richard Schwartz on the Benefits of Thinking Big and Staying Small

An exemplary pediatrician draws on his long career to describe his obsession with science, the rewards of gutsy perseverance and why he can't work for someone else.
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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.

An Eternal Optimist

Pediatric Practice Consultant Chip Hart says he loves working with practices whose vision, ambition, and high expectations for themselves and others set the bar for our future leaders in pediatrics.

The Death of Independent Pediatric Practices is Greatly Exaggerated

The evidence that physicians can be as successful at business as they are at care-giving continues to mount, suggests Pediatric Practice Consultant Chip Hart, who cites independent pediatricians who have capitalized on business acumen and an inner drive to thrive financially.
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 Rewards of Solo Practice

Dr. Bryan Sibley is an independent practitioner in Louisiana whose early experience as a hospital-employed physician taught him that nobody will ever care about his business as much as he does.