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EPIC CONVERSION

Posted by on September 11, 2017 in News | Comments Off on EPIC CONVERSION

Hi all We are excited to announce that on September 12, 2017 we will be converting to a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Some of the benefits are outlined below: smoother scheduling and registration saving time for our patients and families simplified, easy to understand statements and online bill pay access to a new patient portal – “MY CHART” where you can send and receive messages with your care team, get copies of camp and school forms and much more.. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment...

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FLU VACCINES ARE IN!!!

Posted by on September 5, 2017 in News | Comments Off on FLU VACCINES ARE IN!!!

We are pleased to announce that we are having drop in hours for flu vaccine administration this year. Please stop by our office on Thursdays between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm. As a reminder: The Center for Disease Control recommends flu vaccine for all patients aged 6 months and older. Please do not come for the vaccine if your child has a fever and or moderate to severe illness. If your child has had an allergic reaction to eggs in the past, please call to schedule your flu vaccine for a different time.

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NEW FACES AT RPA

Posted by on August 18, 2017 in News | Comments Off on NEW FACES AT RPA

We are excited to announce that Dr. George Atkinson will be joining the RPA family this fall. Dr. Atkinson will join Roslindale Pediatrics in November of 2017. Since he completed his Pediatrics residency at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children in 2014, he has been working as a general pediatrician in the Boston area. He has a particular interest in dietary counseling around obesity and exercise science. Dr. Atkinson graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in Bioethics and then attended the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)...

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We are listening!

Posted by on June 26, 2017 in News | Comments Off on We are listening!

A big thanks to those of you that have completed our survey. We are striving to make your experience here excellent. As a result of feedback here are some of the improvements that are happening. Our child safety locks for the rooms have arrived and will be installed soon We will be reinstituting the books in the rooms soon- in the meantime we do have children’s books in the waiting rooms Thanks for your patience as we continue to add more decorations to the patient rooms Keep your eyes out for more improvements in the upcoming months! Keep...

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Tick Guidelines

Posted by on June 2, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Tick Guidelines

It is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors, but make sure you and your kids are safe.  The AAP has some great guidelines about ticks.  Click on the link below for information.  If you have anymore questions, please give us a call. tick guidelines  

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EPIPEN RECALL

Posted by on April 3, 2017 in News | Comments Off on EPIPEN RECALL

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is due to the potential that these devices may contain a defective part that may result in the devices’ failure to activate. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Specialty. While the number of reported failures is...

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Thank you for your patience!

Posted by on April 3, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Thank you for your patience!

To all our patients, It has been over 3 months since we have moved into our new location at 2020 Center Street, West Roxbury. We want to thank you all for your patience as we continue to make improvements. We love our new place and want to make sure our patients love it too. As part of our continuous quality improvement process, we welcome any and all feedback about your experiences with us. Please feel free to contact us at our designated patient feedback email with any concerns that you may have. Thanks in advance for helping us to continue...

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Congratulations to Dr. Tunick on his Retirement

Posted by on March 10, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Congratulations to Dr. Tunick on his Retirement

Most of you are already aware that I retired from my clinical practice on December 22nd. Roslindale Pediatrics has been my second home for almost 30 years. It is with bittersweet emotions that I take my leave. Thanks to my colleagues, my staff, but most of all to the thousands of children and their parents who became my second family. I do know, however, that I leave you in good hands. Mitchell Tunick,...

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Update on HPV Vaccine – only 2 shots for young adolescents

Posted by on November 4, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Update on HPV Vaccine – only 2 shots for young adolescents

The CDC has changed the recommendation for the HPV vaccine.  They recommend that 11 to 12 year olds receive 2 doses 6 months apart, and children 15 and older still receive the 3 vaccines.  Please read the attached article from the CDC website. https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/p1020-hpv-shots.html    

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We have moved!

Posted by on November 3, 2016 in News | Comments Off on We have moved!

We are excited to announce that we have moved our office.  We are now at 2020 Centre Street in West Roxbury.  We will no longer be seeing patients at our old office in the Faulkner Hospital. We are striving to make the move as seamless as possible for our patients, and we are making sure that we keep the things that our patients love about our practice.  We continue to have our same themed rooms; so you don’t need to say goodbye to the Fish, Train or Balloon Rooms.   There is no need to learn a new phone number, as our main number will still...

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