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  • Seattle Children’s Mental Health ED Patient Surge

    5.22.24 | Seattle Children’s is seeing very high numbers of pediatric patients with mental and behavioral health emergencies who require care in our Emergency Department and/or psychiatry inpatient unit. Read more about what you can do to help your patients get the care they need.

  • eConsult Go Live for Adolescent Medicine, Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases Is May 22

    5.1.24 | Beginning May 22, eConsults will be available for Adolescent Medicine, Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases. Additionally, the current Gender Clinic eConsult will be updated and moved under Adolescent Medicine.

  • Strategies for Improving Vaccine Uptake: A Q&A With Drs. Doug Opel and Doug Diekema

    5.1.24 | Vaccines have played an important role in improving the health of children. However, some parents express concerns about vaccine safety and question the necessity of vaccines, and as a result, vaccine-preventable illnesses such as measles are currently on the rise in the United States.

  • May Mental Health Roundup

    5.1.24 | Read about the latest updates in Seattle Children’s inpatient and outpatient mental and behavioral health services.

  • May New Resource Roundup

    5.1.24 | Read about new resources from Seattle Children’s that may be helpful to community providers.

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    ‘Kids Serve, Too’: Understanding the Unique Needs of Military-Connected Children

    5.1.24 | There are currently 1.6 million children in the U.S. with a parent on active duty or in the military reserves. The Pacific Northwest has a large population of service members, many of whom have kids.

  • Access Dashboard: May 2024

    5.1.24 | Please review our most recent Access Dashboard to find wait times for many of our ambulatory clinics and a list of conditions considered urgent for scheduling purposes.

  • Continuing Medical Education, Grand Rounds, and More

    5.1.24 | For a comprehensive list of education opportunities available from Seattle Children’s for healthcare professionals, please visit our education site.

  • New Medical Staff

    5.1.24 | We welcome new staff this month and encourage you to learn more about them.

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    Seattle Children's Hospital Volumes

    4.3.24 | Seattle Children’s continues to see high numbers of pediatric patients with mental and behavioral health emergencies who require care in our Emergency Department and/or psychiatric inpatient unit.

  • April Mental Health Roundup

    4.3.24 | This new section of Provider News will offer monthly updates on news and resources related to Mental and Behavioral Health, with links to learn more.

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    April New Resource Roundup

    4.3.24 | This new section of Provider News will offer monthly updates on new resources.

  • eConsult and Provider-to-Provider Line Updates and Reminders

    4.3.24 | We are pleased to share we had a successful launch of eConsults on March 27. After more than a year of hard work, our Dermatology, Endocrinology and Neurology teams are excited to be able to offer this additional resource to community providers and their patients.

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    When Your Patient Needs an Ophthalmologist: A Q&A with Ophthalmologist Dr. Michelle Cabrera

    4.3.24 | Dr. Michelle Cabrera explains what eye conditions we treat at Seattle Children’s and when to refer a patient.

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    Autism Research Study Enrolling Children Ages 2 1/2 to 7

    4.3.24 | Seattle Children’s has a new research study where participants can receive an autism diagnostic evaluation. The study is enrolling children ages 2 1/2 to 7 who are suspected of having autism spectrum disorder or who are typically developing.

  • Dr. Kate Ness

    Provider-to-Provider Line Changes and eConsults: A Q&A with Endocrinologist Dr. Kate Ness

    4.3.24 | Seattle Children’s Endocrinology will begin piloting a discontinuation of non-urgent Provider-to-Provider line calls starting April 5. Dr. Kate Ness discusses the reasoning and reviews case examples and what resources a community provider should use for each.

  • Access Dashboard: April 2024

    4.3.24 | Review our most recent Access Dashboard to find wait times for many of our ambulatory clinics and a list of conditions considered urgent for scheduling purposes. Algorithms and other clinical care resources for common pediatric conditions are available at seattlechildrens.org/algorithms.

  • Continuing Medical Education, Grand Rounds, and More

    4.3.24 | Learn about the latest medical advancements through our upcoming continuing medical education programs, conferences, and engaging grand rounds. These events offer invaluable opportunities for knowledge exchange, professional growth, and collaborative learning within our medical community.

  • New Medical Staff

    4.3.24 | We welcome new staff this month and encourage you to learn more about them.

  • eConsult Go-Live on March 27: What to Expect

    3.25.24 | Beginning March 27, eConsults will be available for Dermatology, Endocrinology and Neurology. We’re excited to expand the options that community providers, patients and families have available to access Seattle Children’s specialists.