New Pediatric Patients
Children's Clinic, P.A. welcomes new patients. Choosing the right pediatrician for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. By selecting Children's Clinic, P.A., you can feel confident and comfortable that you have made the right decision.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognizes Children’s Clinic, PA as a NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships. This means our practice, as your Medical Home, is a central resource for all of your child’s health care needs. At the Children’s Clinic your pediatrician, physician assistant, pediatric nurse practitioner, nurse, and the entire Children’s Clinic staff want you to be an active member of your child’s health care team.
Monitoring your child’s development and vaccination status, screening for adolescent depression, assisting with management of conditions such as asthma or obesity, and improving coordination of care for increased risk patients are all important aspects of your child’s Medical Home at the Children’s Clinic.
As your Medical Home we will also help you find needed information and resources such as information about:
- Pediatric Specialists
- Health Conditions
- Treatment Options
- Health Insurance/Financial Concerns
- Home Care Options
- Preventive Care
- Available Services in Northern NM
Our practice is working together to build life-long relationships between our staff and our patients by consistently providing our patients with compassion, excellence and value. To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
- Take care of your child when he or she is healthy or sick with acute and chronic illness.
- Help you plan your child’s care and/or set goals for care, now and in the future.
- Talk with you about any testing or treatment that your child needs.
- Work with you and other specialty care providers to coordinate health care.
What to bring to your visit?
We work hard to ensure that your child receives prompt medical care in a comfortable, child-friendly office setting. Please arrive to all appointments at least 15 minutes in advance of your appointment time in order to complete needed paperwork and get checked in to our office. To help expedite the first appointment, we ask that you please bring your child's immunization records, and any forms that need to be completed for school activities, camps, preschools, etc. with your portion of the form already complete. Be prepared to complete paperwork regarding your family medical history, your child's medical history, and insurance information (to include having your insurance card with you and available). We look forward to meeting you and joining with you to help your child maintain optimal health.