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CME now available on demand

How many times have you wanted to attend a continuing medical education program, but scheduling conflicts, patient demands or other ...

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Is There a “Shaken Baby Syndrome”?

A child with injuries consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome presents unique challenges to the primary care physician. In a recent ...

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Evaluating and Managing Common Pediatric Overuse Sports Injuries

Primary care physicians are no strangers to patients with overuse sports injuries. In a recent Grand Rounds presentation, Troy Smurawa, ...

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My goals as medical staff vice president

It has been about a month since my election, and I remain grateful and humbled by the confidence placed in ...

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What’s New:

26 new providers join Akron Children’s medical staff

Advanced Practice Nursing Lynne Hamrick, FNP Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Green 1622 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Suite 100 Akron, OH 44312 Phone: (330) 899-5437 Fax: (330) 899-5447 Allison Lantz, CNP Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Warren 1988 Parkman Road, NW Warren, OH 44485 Phone: (330) 399-4243 Fax: (330) 399-8716 Christine Perebzak, CNS Akron Children’s […]

Complete documentation leads to increased hospital reimbursement

Last year, there were more than 300 coding queries and as a result of providing complete and accurate documentation in response to these queries, hospital reimbursement increased by $606,786.

February notes from the Medical Staff President

I’m requesting nominations to fill the seat of vice president/president elect of the Medical Staff. In July, Dr. P. Cooper White will assume the role of president for 2 years, so we are electing the leader to fill his shoes. A call for nominations went out this week.

APP February update: SCA renewal process

In February, the APP Council and APP Credentials committees scheduled 3 separate sessions in hopes of better understanding the SCA renewal process. These forums will be held Feb. 4, 11 and 25, where updates and changes made to the SCA will be discussed.

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