Social media may affect teenagers in ways we don’t completely understand. When discussing social media use with teens, understanding the benefits, as well as the drawbacks, can help pediatricians build a stronger relationship with their patients.
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.
Dan Finkelstein, MD, FAAP, explores how innovative pediatric technology, such as EHR-integrated telehealth and specialty-specific interfaces, can help providers engage and treat patients.
Pediatrician Nele Jessel, MD, FAAP, VP of Clinical Informatics at Privia Health, weighs in on how recent innovations in vaccine management might make it possible for pediatricians to maximize their reimbursements while delivering the same high-quality care.
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.
In the first installment of Heart of Healthcare, pediatrician Elizabeth Flynn, MD, discusses the changes in the world of medicine, especially mental health in children, social media, and electronic health records, and the future!
Update (June 6, 2018): The VA MISSION Act was signed into law today. A bipartisan bill, the VA MISSION Act, progressed quickly through Congress and is projected to be signed into law by the president at any moment. While the bill primarily provides $51 billion in funding to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) …