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Ballard Pediatric Clinic has achieved national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. This means we are constantly striving to improve our procedures and processes in order to provide the best and highest quality care to your child. Through this work we are monitoring data and using data to measure and improve outcomes. Some of the data we look at are immunization rates, medication management, patient satisfaction, and more. We’d like to share some of our successes with you:
*91% of our 13 year-olds are up-to-date on both Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis) and MCV4 (Meningitis) vaccines.
*We are reducing unnecessary antibiotic use for the treatment of pharyngitis (sore throat). As a result, 98% of patients who were prescribed an antibiotic for pharyngitis had a strep test performed to ensure antibiotics were indicated.
*On our patient experience survey, 95% of families surveyed reported that our “providers explained things understandably” and 96% reported that our “providers showed respect for what the patient said”. Thank you to those families who have participated in our survey. We truly value your feedback!
Ballard Pediatric Clinic is proud to be a donation site this holiday season for Mary’s Place.
Mary’s Place is an agency that provides a welcoming environment where homeless women, children and families receive day and night shelter, nourishment, resources, healing and hope to help them find permanent housing.
Please bring your unwrapped donation to our office by December 13th.
We gave 2700 flu vaccines in the month of October!
Therefore, we will be sending $2,700.00 to Stamm Camp for Kids!
Every October Ballard Pediatric Clinic donates $1.00 for every FLU vaccine administered in that month to a charitable organization.
This year we have selected Stamm Camp! Read about Stamm Camp and its founder here: http://mynorthwest.com/684441/hometown-hero-dr-stanley-stamm/
We have received our first shipment of FLU vaccine! Please call to schedule an appointment in one of our FLU clinics. Click on the link below to read the Influenza Vaccine Information Statement:
Online bill pay is now available via our secure patient portal! To view and pay a balance, you must have a registered account. Most likely, you have given us your e-mail information at your child’s last wellness appointment. To create your account, please visit https://portal.ballardpediatrics.com
Please call us if you have any issues with our portal. We’re happy to help!