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Mental Health Worries: Conflicting Truths

Even though more than 17 million children in the United States have or have had a diagnosable mental illness, many of them do not receive treatment, according to a study by the Child Mind Institute (CMI)…
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How Much Should You Pay a New Clinician?

Thinking about hiring a new clinician? It may be a smart move, especially if your practice is having trouble handling its current work volume and your goal is to expand. But before you put that ad in…
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Patient Complaints: A Good Thing

As the former office manager of a 14-doctor pediatric practice, Paul Vanchiere is no stranger to the delicate business of handling patient complaints. From the dad who rails about a co-pay, to the mom…
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Apps for Healthy Kids

In the ever-evolving world of digital technology, new tools to track and map our health appear on a daily basis.  But how many of these apps are designed to improve the health and wellness of kids? A…
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Media Use By Children: Monitor and Model

We live in a time where exposure to all different types of technologies beyond TV, such as smartphones, computers, tablets, and all forms of social media, are an integral part, if not a dominant role in…