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We value our interactions with our patients’ primary care providers and are eager to make coordination and reporting of care as productive as possible.
In 2009, a group of specialists from Boston Children’s Hospital, including Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD, neurologist-in-chief, and Richard Antonelli, MD, MS, medical director for integrated care, sat down with primary care providers from Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates to develop new strategies of collaboration for the care of our patients:
We look forward to expanding this collaborative model to include other primary care provider groups, as well. We understand and value the importance of working closely with primary care providers in order to ensure the very best in coordinated care for our patients.
The staff is also active in clinical pediatric headache research, including responses to biobehavioral, pharmacologic and adjuvant therapies, as well as sensory testing and functional brain imaging. Education is a priority, and the nursing, psychology, and medical staff present to regional, national and international conferences, school nurses and parent and patient groups. Learn more about ongoing research efforts made by the Pain Treatment Services team.
For information on training programs and continuing education at Boston Children’s, please see the training webpages for our Department of Neurology, Department of Anesthesia and all of Boston Children’s.
The American Headache Society offers information for healthcare professionals at their website.
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