Why are so many doctors and nurses leaving staff positions in health care?November 9th 2021
Contemporary Pediatrics® talks to Nicholas Holmes, MD, senior vice-president and chief operating officer at Rady's Children's Hospital San Diego, about why so many health care workers and support staff are leaving their jobs.
Tips for accurately coding telehealth servicesOctober 9th 2021
Telehealth has become increasingly popular as a result of the pandemic, which makes accurate coding for such visits more important than ever. A session at the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition covers appropriate coding.
Medical errors in the pediatric emergency department: Don't make these mistakes!December 10th 2020
A medical error is not an unusual event, although most are minor. The emergency department is one place where medical errors are more likely because of the chaotic nature. Here's a look at common mistakes and some cases where mistakes were made.
Practice marketing that won’t break the bank or need lots of timeOctober 5th 2020
Marketing the practice may not be what strikes passion for many pediatricians, but it doesn’t need to be a source of worry. A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offers some tips that don’t require a lot of time, money, or even skill.
Telephone triage nurses and telemedicine providers: Key strategies for teamwork in pediatric officesSeptember 9th 2020
COVID-19 has brought telemedicine to the forefront of medical care. Here's some strategies that can help streamline the process, using teamwork.
Chronic care management: Increase the value of your practice!June 24th 2020
As primary care providers, pediatricians often manage children with multiple chronic conditions. Knowing how to code properly for chronic care management (CCM) of these patients will ensure proper reimbursement for CCM services.
AAP calls on HHS for no-strings financial helpApril 22nd 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has financially stressed pediatric practices, with many seeing only 20% to 30% of their typical caseload. The president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called on the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide immediate no-strings financial help.
EHR notes help patient care, but may require more workApril 2nd 2020
Notes in the electronic health record (EHR) have long been promoted as a way to keep patients involved in their care and to cut down on inquiries about what’s in the record. A new study shows that this promise is being kept.