With children returning to school in-person, pediatricians can help families by providing supportive care, mental health resources, and health information, as well as be a resource for schools. Read PCC's blog on 3 ways that pediatricians can help.
"Pediatricians can support schools in providing supportive care such as vision and hearing checks, as well as coordinating care with school nurses. Collaboration with school nursing staff is essential in caring for sick children throughout the typical school year, as well as preventing potential spread of COVID-19."
Social media is a really helpful tool for communicating with patients, sharing valuable information for families, and promoting your pediatric practice. But as a healthcare practice, it's important to follow ethical guidelines for using social media. Here are the AAP recommendations.
"Pediatricians should follow state and federal privacy and confidentiality laws as well as the social media policies of their health care organization and professional societies. Independent practitioners should develop social media policies for their practices to protect patients and clarify expectations."
Here are 5 steps practices can take to improve the patient experience.
"Good clinical outcomes require strong patient participation. One way to engage your patients is to improve their experience at your practice.
It is believed that strengthening the relationship between healthcare providers and their patients will lead to earlier detection of diseases, better patient compliance, reduction of cost, and improved clinical outcomes, among other benefits."