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Are You A SOAPM member?

I can’t imagine how anyone with interest in this blog wouldn’t also be a SOAPM member.   But perhaps someone out there is missing out.  SOAPM is, by far, the best source of pediatric practice management information on a national scale.  Here’s a great reason to join: The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Administration and …

Vaccines For Teens, SAM, more

My thanks to AK47, who posted a note on SOAPM directing people to an ad she saw on ESPN about Vaccines for Teens.  Holy cow, how cool is that?  Excellent links, simple WWW site, and Grant Hill on the crossover drill.  I think they missed a chance using “free throws” as an analogy, but what …

Vaccines Save Lives

At the NCE, I ran into an interesting pediatrician who, among other things, handed me some of these stickers: I think they are great and I’ve been slapping them up from place-to-place (within the limits of the law of course…mostly). He mentioned, iirc, that he is about to print up another run, so if you’d …

Vaccines (and AAP Presidential Race)

Have you voted, yet, for AAP president? If not, why not? It’s easy.  Go to the voting site.  Read the bios, go to the candidate WWW pages. Read the candidate responses.  Ask your friends.  But whatever you do, vote.  The turnout has been weak the last few years. As some folks know, I’ve helped Dr. …

Pediatric Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs)

A quick search of my blog tells me that I have mentioned the concept of Group Purchasing Organizations at least five other times already. However, given that it seems like half of the practices I visit don’t take advantage of them, I guess I have to be more direct. What is the problem? What is …