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Enhance access to pediatric specialty care through practice efficiency

March 31, 2023 Article 3 min read
Tammy Schaeffer
Is your pediatric center experiencing an increase in wait times across its specialty practices? Plante Moran principal, Tammy Schaeffer, highlights three ways to increase capacity without increasing your labor pool via Modern Healthcare News.
Pediatric doctor meeting with a family and smiling while working with a child.Nearly all pediatric centers are reporting significant wait times across their specialty practices.

The emergence and chronicity of pediatric conditions, combined with the socioeconomic shifts that have resulted post-COVID-19, have brought healthcare organizations to a place where the need for pediatric specialists has outpaced the available workforce.

If your health system or practice is feeling the pressure, here are three areas that can increase capacity without increasing your labor pool.

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