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24 Apr 2017
AAP: BEST CARE FOR CHILDREN REMAINS AT THE PEDIATRICIAN’S OFFICE
The Academy recommends that physicians coordinate with urgent care and retail-based clinics, to ensure high-quality services outside the medical home
The American Academy of Pediatrics affirms its stance that the ideal location for children to receive care for acute, nonemergency health concerns is at a pediatrician's office or similar "medical home" that offers continuous, comprehensive and coordinated care, according to a newly released policy statement.