In October 2021, several leading pediatrics organizations declared the rate of mental health conditions in children and adolescents a national emergency. Studies show that collaborative care models in the pediatric setting may provide better care and improve outcomes.
Pediatricians are the most important resource for parents who are concerned about their child’s mental and behavioral health, but data shows that there are significant care gaps between pediatricians and child psychiatrists. What small changes can pediatricians make to their practices to help address this?
As more millennials become parents or grow their families, today’s pediatricians must understand millennial parents’ healthcare preferences. We examine the data and research to uncover ways pediatricians can attract and retain patients while enhancing their healthcare experience.