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Perspectives: Specialty Pediatrics
Perspectives: Specialty Pediatrics

Insurance Education Program

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 by Amy Mansue, President & CEO

Choosing a health insurance plan is a daunting task for anyone, now factor in caring for a child with special or complex medical needs that requires coverage for multiple specialists, several weekly therapy sessions and many billable medical devices.  In addition to educating your patient’s parents about their care; you shouldn’t be tasked with educating them about how insurance works.  That’s where we come in.  

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Recognizing and Treating the Symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 by Catherine Nicolaides, M.D., F.A.A.P., , Developmental Pediatrician

Did you know that 1 in every 750 children is born annually with the birth defect Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)? The disorders that can result from prenatal exposure to alcohol, a teratogenic substance, range from physical deformities to brain and central nervous system problems to behavioral issues. Children born with FAS frequently face great cognitive and emotional challenges, so treatment by trained and knowledgeable pediatric specialists is critical to promoting coping skills and optimal daily functioning.

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Modern Scribes — How These Productivity Assistants Are Improving Healthcare

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 by Christopher Haines, DO, FAAP, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer

When you think of scribes, you likely envision a long-ago time before the advent of printing. However, scribes can play a very useful role in the modern world, too especially in the medical field. We’re even using them for quality improvement and customer service here at Children’s Specialized Hospital.

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Rehabilitation for Patients with Injuries Sustained From Multi-Trauma

Posted on Sep 5, 2014 by Christopher Haines, DO, FAAP, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer

The medical field is improving every day, and growing advancements in the healthcare field mean that more and more children are surviving traumatic injuries. As the number of children who survive accidents increases, so, too, does the number of pediatric patients who require rehabilitation for injuries sustained as a result of multiple trauma.

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