Summer Time: Practices are Scheduling Well Visits Before Back to School

There are many learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic related to operating a pediatric practice.  One key learning is that the COVID pandemic further confirmed that the core visit role of a pediatric office is the well visit and pediatric vaccinations. Pediatric practice leaders and owners should become even more focused on scheduling well visits for…

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine FDA approved for Patients 12 years and older

The two primary vaccines to prevent COVID-19 given in the US are the mra vaccines developed/marketed by Moderna and Pfizer.   The rapid immunization rates leveraging these vaccines has been a critical component of fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic.  This week, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was approved by the FDA for use in children 12 years…

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COVID – 19 Impact on Pediatric Practices after One Year of the Pandemic

It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic significantly altered how pediatric practices engage with patients. While the changes were significant, pediatric practice leaders and owners learned how to optimize the situation. The wearing of masks and social distancing in the winter of 2020-2021 helped…

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How Pediatric Practice Dashboards can enhance the financial and clinical performance of your Practice

A well-designed pediatric practice dashboard can help a Pediatric practice owner and/or administrator enhance the clinical and financial performance of their Pediatric practice.     Well defined financial and clinical dashboards present both data and information to determine an overall financial score and clinical score.   The data and indicators within a Pediatric practice dashboard…

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TeleHealth Implementation for Pediatric Offices with less than Seven Pediatric Providers

Implementation of telehealth at outpatient pediatric offices prior to the COVID-19 pandemic was limited due to a number of factors.  These factors included:   limited insurance coverage, limited pool of patients willing to pay out of pocket for telehealth services, complexity and cost of starting a telehealth operation.   There was much investment into telehealth companies…

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