Entries by Chip Hart

Work / Life Balance Survey

In the second issue of The Independent Pediatrician, one point of focus will be the Work / Life Balance challenge faced by so many pediatricians. We have developed a quick, anonymous survey that we invite any and all pediatricians to complete – I will share the results here, on SOAPM, and in issue #2! Please, …

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 …