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Pediatric Practice Improvement

How to help parents cut healthcare costsThe cost of healthcare can be overwhelming for patients’ families. Here are ways to cut parents’ out-of-pocket medical expenses and even help your bottom line.
Why are pediatric services declining in major cities?Children are being transferred for care of common problems, highlighting a problem with regionalism in pediatric care.
Health literacy: A challenge in diverse populationsHealth illiteracy is widespread across all populations, but it has the extra burden of language and cultural barriers in diverse and underserved populations. Here’s how pediatricians can help.
3 steps to boost health literacy
3 steps to boost health literacyWhat do patients and their families really understand about their healthcare and what can pediatricians do about it?
Be a health literacy catalystPediatric providers need to help patients and their parents develop critical thinking about their personal healthcare and the long-term outcomes from their decisions.
9 resolutions look toward what 2018 holdsAs 2017 winds to a close, it's time to look toward 2018 and all that it holds. We asked our editorial advisory board and you to share your resolutions for the coming year. Here's what you had to say.
Best tech for Pediatrics: 2017It’s time for Dr. Schuman’s annual year-end review of the new tech that’s changing how pediatricians care for children. Check out his recommendations!
8 truths about pediatricians in 2017—and a few fallaciesWe’ve been asking the same basic questions in our Annual Issues and Attitudes Survey for the past 4 years and listening to your answers so that we can discern any trends in your thinking and professional behaviors. The jury is in on 2017, so here are some of the key findings. No P values here, but lots of anecdotal comments. And still some interesting feedback on what you’re confronting and juggling from patients, parents, and payments.
Nominate a pediatric hero for our 2017 advocacy award
Nominate a pediatric hero for our 2017 advocacy awardNominations are now open for any pediatrician making meaningful change to improve patient well-being or transforming their community into a healthier place for children. Whether it’s founding a local diaper bank, passionately testifying before a local legislature on an acute children’s need, or spearheading a YouTube literacy program, we want to hear about these outstanding doctors and make their works viral.
MOC: A view from the trenchesOne physician says the time to protest MOC mandates is now.