Kids Health "Firsts"
First integrated alliance to participate in research study tracking how private practice pediatricians diagnose and follow ADHD patients.
First private practice pediatric alliance formed to advocate on behalf of children and serve as Atlanta's voice for primary care pediatricians.
First association of private practice pediatricians to undertake significant quality initiatives for ensuring accurate diagnoses of frequent childhood illnesses such as strep throat and urinary tract infections. Kids Health First practices adhere to this "gold standard" for accurate diagnosis nearly 100 percent of the time versus 50 percent of the time among non-Kids Health First pediatricians.
First pediatric group to spearhead development of software enabling state of Georgia to track immunization records for all children in the state - even if children switch practices or move. Since Kids Health First practices began using software, compliance has risen to 97 percent compared to 80 percent statewide.
First association of private practice pediatricians to independently assess patient satisfaction across all practices in the network. Surveys are done for each practice every two years, and the Quality Management Committee monitors the feedback and works with each practice on an ongoing basis to ensure consistent "Excellent" scores.First association of private practice pediatricians to assess needs of all populations throughout Atlanta. A dedicated program is in place to ensure availability of translated materials, translation services and staff fluent in other languages among all of our affiliated practices. Practices in alliance have participated in cultural awareness seminars facilitated by leaders from diverse ethnic groups. Back to About Us