Dr Schuman, section editor for Peds v2.0, is clinical assistant professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire, and editorial advisory board member of Contemporary Pediatrics.
The problem with patient portals (and how to resolve them)
How pediatricians can best manage electronic health records without compromising patient care.
Mobile mental health apps: Should we recommend them?
A look at the advantages and limitations of these platforms.
What are the health care protocols in a postpandemic world?
On May 11, 2023, the COVID-19 public health emergency ended. So…now what?
The Great Resignation: Survival strategies for pediatric practice
Despite significant staffing shortages and increased workloads, medical practices can thrive by learning how best to do more with less.
Best tech for pediatrics in 2022
Find out what the best technology was in the field pediatrics during 2022.
Portals for screening patients for mental health and behavior problems: update 2022
How online screening portals can help optimize your practice.
The business of being a pediatrician
Primary care providers enjoy caring for their patients, but a practice is also a business and must be profitable. Here’s what you should know.
Moving toward a pandemic endgame
A look at how to best test for, and treat, the Omicron variant of COVID-19, to move toward ending the pandemic.
Help parents prepare a “pandemic first aid kit”
Many parents have a typical first aid kit with Band-Aids® and a thermometer. Helping them build a "pandemic first aid kit" can help clinicians with evaluation during virtual visits and prevent unnecessary visits to urgent care or the emergency department.
The future of vaccinology
A look at where vaccine technologies will be going.
Immunization information systems: Beyond the basics
A look at vaccine registries: what they are, and why they are so crucial.
AI, telehealth, and sensor-based technologies facilitate autism diagnosis
New technology-based tools can help pediatricians to make an accurate diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.
The future of the pediatric practice
Over 20 years ago, Dr. Andrew J. Schuman predicted what lay ahead for medicine and pediatrics. He revisits those predictions and looks toward what the next 10 years may hold.
From watches to apps: Connected tech for better health care
A look at the latest apps, smart watches, and more for better health.
Top tech for pediatricians
From medical waste machines to neurostimulator devices, here are the tools to take your practice to the next level.
Point-of-care COVID-19 antigen and nucleic acid amplification tests
A look at the top COVID-19 nucleic-acid amplification tests and antigen-based assays.
Tools for taming otitis media
The best devices for helping the 5 million children diagnosed with acute otitis media each year.
Artificial intelligence enters pediatric practice
Artificial intelligence (AI) is used to make everyday life easier. Here's how AI systems can help elevate your medical game.
Telehealth: Beyond the pandemic
The pandemic catalyzed a huge uptick in telehealth services. Follow these best practices when using them.
A pediatrician reflects on all the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
2021 evaluation and management coding update
A new evaluation and management coding system for outpatient visits was implemented earlier this year. This article details the nuances of the new system.
Best new medical technology for 2020
The latest advances in medical technology for the pediatrician's office.
Lessons learned: “The children of the pandemic”
The COVID-19 pandemic has irrevocably altered the childhoods of children around the world. Dr. Andrew Schuman examines the lessons we can learn from this experience.
COVID-19: Keep smiling!
The COVID-19 pandemic has been fraught with worry, depression, and sadness. It's a very difficult time, but a smile can still make a world of difference.
What 5 telehealth services have to offer
In the market for a telehealth service? Here's how 5 stack up.
COVID-19: A battle plan for pediatricians
Combating the novel coronavirus will motivate pediatricians to make novel changes to their practices.
How to initiate telehealth visits
Telehealth has been on the periphery for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed it to the forefront, so finding the best system is key.
Screening for hearing loss in primary care
Early intervention and ongoing surveillance are key to the management of hearing loss in childhood. Here’s why pediatricians should prioritize hearing screening at every well-child visit.
The benefits of OAE screening
A look at the benefits of using otoacoustic emissions screening for hearing loss examination in children.
What to consider when implementing telehealth
Making the move to telehealth has many considerations. Here are 5 to keep in mind when making the transition.
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