CA Chapter 1 AAP Meeting Review

I am enjoying my second day of the CA Chapter 1 AAP meeting here in Tahoe. As a veteran of too many regional AAP meetings, I find it easy to be dulled by the usual flight/hotel/talk/meal/hotel/flight routine – not that I mind it, of course, but it can be so exhausting. I’ve been energized at …

2014 Spring Cleaning

Piles of news backed up in my inbox. Good work by Dr. Branco and his constant effort to get kids immunized.  I will be seeing him next week.  Dr. Branco, if you are not aware is behind the Vaccines Save Lives sticker. In a similar vein, I love this segment (at least his moment, starting …

Busy in 2014!

Someday, I hope our grandchildren will look back at 2014 and say, “Oh, remember all of those crazy things people used to do with silly ICD codes?”  My feelings about the impending ICD-10 delay are mixed but lean towards disappointment.  I feel particularly bad for all those practices who paid big bucks to their vendors …