Checkup Newsroom (pediatricleadership)

2018
May
02,
2018
| 01:49 PM America/Chicago
Because of the opioid crisis in the United States, the rate of hepatitis C virus infection among pregnant women increased 60 percent between 2006 and 2014. Sadly, only 30 percent of infants exposed to the virus were screened for infection. Hep...
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2017
January
05,
2017
| 09:50 PM America/Chicago
Taking care of patients and their families at the bedside is a rewarding experience. The connection that develops between a healthcare professional and the family can be very strong and can be a source of hope for families who are facing difficult ti...
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2016
September
27,
2016
| 11:25 PM America/Chicago
The way you treat patients matters in many ways. It can mean the difference between having a successful program or practice. More than that, it can affect how your patients recover from sickness or surgery or deal with chronic illness. The culture of...
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September
27,
2016
| 10:55 PM America/Chicago
The treatment of pediatric pain, particularly chronic pain, is a complex issue. Practitioners must take into account the intersection of physiologic, socio-environmental and psychological environment. Many times it is difficult for primary care and s...
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July
15,
2016
| 05:43 PM America/Chicago
Perhaps, only a few people might have asked that question until a month ago. Much anger and indignation was directed towards the VA chief when he compared waiting times for VA medical appointments to waiting in line at Disney. I’d be hard pressed ...
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June
13,
2016
| 01:21 AM America/Chicago
How do I lead in my early career? There is no single criteria that makes a person eligible to lead. Education, job title and seniority can all be a start to establishing a role as a leader. But sometimes, the best leaders aren’t the highest rankin...
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June
02,
2016
| 08:51 PM America/Chicago
It’s not popular to like your job in medicine right now. With the rates of burnout and suicide in physicians at shocking levels, it’s important that we continue to talk about the satisfaction and mental health of physicians. There are systemic iss...
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May
26,
2016
| 05:37 PM America/Chicago
The practice of pediatrics is changing rapidly. New ideas for payment models and care delivery models come and go. Navigating through those changes can send a practice or health care institution on a tangent that leaves the providers and staff feelin...
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May
19,
2016
| 04:00 PM America/Chicago
Today's guest on Pediatric Leadership: The New Medicine Podcast is Warren Marks, M.D., a neurologist and medical director of the Movement Disorders and Rehabilitation Programs at Cook Children’s. How do we break down silos for innovative design? ...
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May
12,
2016
| 08:25 PM America/Chicago
Today's guest on Pediatric Leadership: The New Medicine Podcast is Paul Thornton, M.D., Cook Children’s Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center and Endocrine and Diabetes program and an Endowed Chair. Why develop a center for clinical excellence for a r...
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May
05,
2016
| 03:48 PM America/Chicago
Today's guest on Pediatric Leadership: The New Medicine Podcast is Britt Nelson, M.D., is the president of the Cook Children’s Physician Network in Fort Worth where he oversees a large multispecialty group of pediatricians and subspecialists. I asked...
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April
28,
2016
| 08:57 PM America/Chicago
Jason Terk, M.D., is a general pediatrician at Cook Children's Keller Parkway. He has held several positions of leadership in Cook Children's Health Care System. He currently servces with the Texas Medical Association as a member of the Council of Le...
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April
20,
2016
| 10:52 PM America/Chicago
What is a leader? Our guest Mary Uhl-Bien is the BNSF Endowed Professor of Leadership at the Texas Christian University Neeley School of Business. She teaches in the Advancing Healthcare Leadership class which is a combined initiative between Cook...
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