Pediatrics: Special Needs

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Care coordination services

  • Facilitating communication between providers, such as hospital staff, primary and specialty care providers, durable medical equipment companies, pharmacies, social workers, community agencies and education systems
  • Providing patients/families with the necessary information to make informed decisions about their child’s health care
  • Helping patients/families navigate the health care system
  • Creating and updating comprehensive clinical summaries
  • Advocating for a patient’s best interests
  • Providing emotional support to patients/families
  • Expediting consultations or other services
  • Organizing and facilitating care conferences
  • Assisting with managing patients during hospital stay
  • Coordinating health care appointments
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