Wait, Wait...Please Tell Us Last summer, we saw an uptick in post-visit survey responses largely focused on the same concern. Wait times in the office were far too long. In response, we shared some insight into the challenges we face, how we seek to improve our service, and how you could partner with us to improve your office experience. Many of these circumstances still ring true … [Read more...] about Wait Times, Allergies, Scheduling Changes & More!
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We are once again proud to have earned recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The PCMH distinction is awarded to practices who demonstrate a model of care that puts patient experience at the forefront. The recognition process requires us to undergo an annual review, where we submit evidence supporting the core values of the … [Read more...] about Patient Center Medical Home Recognition Awarded
We started 2022 with high hopes – recognizing the bar was set so low by the challenges of 2021 and most of 2020. We began the year knowing that we had not fully freed ourselves of the grips of the pandemic, but we had a “playbook” and a team. Our fears of COVID were allayed by the widespread distribution of vaccines, and the knowledge that children were mostly only mildly affected; and we faced … [Read more...] about High”er” Hopes for 2023!
The Imperfect Storm When it rains it pours! We have been hit by what Dr. Fauci calls the “negative trifecta” - RSV, Flu, and COVID - on top of all the “common colds” of fall and winter. If you have paid any attention to recent news, you have likely heard that the national pediatric medical infrastructure is being overwhelmed. Locally, we are hearing that urgent care wait times are running … [Read more...] about COVID-Flu-RSV: The Imperfect Storm
In keeping with the latest CDC and FDA recommendations, we will now offer the bivalent COVID booster to all patients aged 5 and older, at all 3 of our locations. Please read on for details. Who can receive the vaccine at Center City Pediatrics? Only registered patients of our practice who have previously established care are eligible to be vaccinated in our office. When should the … [Read more...] about Bivalent COVID Boosters Available!￼
Tis The Season...For Forms! The days may be getting shorter, but as kids prepare to return to school and daycare our “to-do lists” are longer than ever. At the top of our lists are scheduling annual wellness exams, completing school/daycare/athletic forms and retrieving immunization records. Please review our Forms Policy for everything you need to know about submitting forms, … [Read more...] about Forms and Flu Shots – It’s Back to School Time!