Christy Turlington-Burns on Every Mother Counts
Model Christy Turlington-Burns talks about her involvement in Every Mother Counts and filming the documentary
, No Cry to support it.
Section on Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Health Program (H2017)
William Bailey, DDS, MPH
Assistant Surgeon General and Chief Dental Officer, US Public Health Service
Acting Director, Division of Oral Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Dr Bailey discusses the
progress since the 2000 Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health.
Pediatric Environmental Health, 3rd edition
Ruth Etzel, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Environmental Health
, 3rd Edition
Provisional Section on Advances in Therapeutics & Technology (P-SATT) Program Overview
Charles A. Thompson, MD, FAAP
Member of the P-SATT Executive Committee
Medical director, pediatrics and vaccines
Dr Thompson talks about the program of the Provisional Section on Advances in Therapeutics & Technology (P-SATT) (H3070)
Provisional Section on Advances in Therapeutics & Technology (P-SATT) Program Highlights
Gwen Levy, MD, FAAP
NCE Program Chair for P-SATT
Global Safety medical director
Medical Safety Review Team/Maternal and Pediatric Safety
Dr Levy discusses highlights of the NCE program of the Provisional Section on Advances in Therapeutics & Technology (P-SATT) (H3070)
Dr Gregg Alexander, D.O., Madison Pediatrics, and Tom Cooke, Eclipsys vice president of Practice Solutions, elaborate on automating the medical enterprise and enhancing workflow as an element of the Pediatric Office of the Future. Specifically, they discuss the importance of sending vital signs automatically to EMR, providing screening and diagnostic tools, security, data entry and point- of-care standards. For more information and demonstrations, visit the Pediatric Office of the Future at Booth on the show floor.
Learning to Communicate with Teens Through Simulated Interviews
Dr Anisha Abraham, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital, provides tips for working with teens. During this podcast, Dr Abraham also conducts a simulated interview with Jennifer, a fictitious 16-year-old adolescent teen who is visiting a clinic for a routine physical. (The part of the adolescent teen is played by Rachel Petersen, a drama student.) For more tips on communicating with teens, visit Dr Abraham’s session, which takes place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the Washington Convention Center.
What Pediatricians Need to Know about Nuclear Disarmament
Dr Thomas B. Newman, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Pediatrics at the University of California- San Francisco, previews Sunday’s session, “What Pediatricians Need to Know about Nuclear Disarmament.” Joining Newman on the dais will be Dr Helen Caldicott. Dr Caldicott has worked internationally to educate the public on medical hazards of the nuclear age and necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She co-founded Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization of 23,000 doctors committed to educating about the dangers of nuclear power, weapons and war. The session starts at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, October 18, during the Section on Epidemiology program in the Grand Ballroom North at the Renaissance Hotel Washington DC.
Care Management Quality
Dr Gregg Alexander, D.O., Madison Pediatrics, and Lauren H. Fifield, Product Management Associate, Athena Health, discuss the importance of registry reporting, health information exchange connectivity, home/remote connectivity and personal health record in the pediatric practice. Demonstrations will show how health care professionals can see if patients have received vaccinations, how to add vaccination information to state vaccine registries and how to provide data for health insurance companies and health departments to track disease processes and epidemic patterns. Visit the Pediatric Office of the Future in Booth 1063 on the show floor.
Dr Gregg Alexander, D.O., Madison Pediatrics, discusses the technology and benefits of patient portals in improving patient care with Mike Burger, Sage’s Director of Clinical Product Management. Visit the Pediatric Office of the Future in Booth 1063 for more information.
Dr Louis Cornacchia, president and CEO of Doctations, previews the role and importance of advanced communications, particularly electronic prescriptions, in the Pediatric Office of the Future in Booth 1063 on the show floor. Doctations will be demonstrating this and other forms of telemedicine. Plan to stop by Booth on the show floor.
How ICD9 Can Help Your Bottom Line
Jeffrey Linzer Sr., MD, FAAP, FACEP, associate professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and associate medical director for compliance for the division of pediatric emergency medicine
Dr Linzer discusses the importance of proper documentation in the medical record, identifies challenges and pitfalls, and details how to translate the diagnosis into proper diagnostic terminology in the ICD9.
Emergency Preparedness for Sporting Events
Howard Taras, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California – San Diego, provides insights and expectations for emergency preparedness for sporting events, which will be addressed during the Joint Program of the Council on School Health and Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, scheduled for 8 a.m. on Oct. 19.
Transforming Care We Provide for Children with Health IT & EHRs
Lisa Simpson, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
More than ever before you need to know how you can effectively to implement Health IT in your practice to improve the quality in patient care. Learn about all of the symposium offerings during Peds-21 that you can take advantage of in order to address these new and emerging issues.
Pediatric Office of the Future
Dr Gregg Alexander, D.O., Madison Pediatrics, Inc., describes the four quadrants of the Pediatric Office of the Future exhibit found in Booth 1063 at the 2009 National Conference and Exhibition.