May 2019

Download (PDF) the print version of the May 2019 issue of MedStat.

Featured Physician: Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE

Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE is the chief scientific officer at Nationwide Children’s. In this role, he oversees the operations of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s and provides broad faculty development support. 

Change in Lab Test Results Delivery

Effective June 1, 2019, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine will no longer mail paper copies of laboratory test results to Nationwide Children’s clinics, primary care, emergency department and urgent care physicians.

Establishing an Urgent Care Model in a Primary Care Office – Setting a Decade of Success and Productivity

In this month's Primary Care Matters, Brad Pfau, MD, FAAP, writes about developing and implementing a morning sick clinic at his practice. 

Innovation and Discovery

Acid Reflux Index Severity Alone Should not Determine GERD Diagnosis; What Pediatric Care Providers Need to Know About Kratom; Keeping Young Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Connected to Care

Awards and Recognition

Mahmoud Kallash, MD, recognized as a Nephrotic Syndrome Specialist; You're Invited to a CCPR Anniversary Open House; RSVP to a Symposium Honoring Denis R. King, MD.

Using Massage and Music Therapy in Pediatric Home-Based Care

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hospice and Home-Based Palliative Care team provides music and massage therapies to support patient and family goals of increasing quality of life.