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123 Pediatric Healthcare: A Grandson's Memories and His Journey through Challenges, Dr. Scott Krugman

January 23, 2024 Dr. George Rogu, MD, MBA and Dr. Herb Bravo Season 2 Episode 47
The Pediatric Lounge, Where Pediatric Physicians Come to Share Their Stories and Success
123 Pediatric Healthcare: A Grandson's Memories and His Journey through Challenges, Dr. Scott Krugman
Show Notes

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Dr. Scott Krugman's impact on Pediatrics, his experience as the grandson of a pioneering pediatrician, and his journey in the field. The discussion also covers realities about Medicaid financing of children's healthcare, the adverse effects of closures in pediatric services, and the need to rethink investment in pediatric care. It also discusses the value discrepancy in pediatric inventions such as the Hepatitis B vaccine and underscores the negative impact of bureaucratic procedures in the medical field. Lastly, it highlights the necessity for conversations about financing long-term health investments and re-evaluating health practices.
00:00 Introduction to Pediatric Executive Development System (PEDS)

00:33 Interview with Dr. Scott Krugman

01:20 Dr. Scott Krugman's Background and Career

05:41 Dr. Scott Krugman's Family Legacy in Pediatrics

15:35 Dr. Scott Krugman's Experience in Costa Rica

17:36 Closure of Pediatric Services at Franklin Square Hospital

25:14 Impact of Hospital Closures on Pediatric Care

29:25 Choosing the Right Hospital for Your Child

30:06 The Struggles of Pediatric Healthcare

30:35 The Threat of Future Epidemics

31:12 Introducing the Pediatric Executive Development System

31:46 The Challenges of Pediatric Hospital Capacity

32:10 The Impact of Overcrowding on Pediatric Care

33:11 The Importance of Pediatric Access

33:25 The Future of Pediatric Urgent Care

33:46 The Evolution of Pediatric Medicine

34:46 The Financial Challenges in Pediatric Medicine

35:54 The Need for Investment in Pediatric Care

38:05 The Role of Vaccines in Pediatric Care

40:13 The Future of Pediatric Medicine Financing

41:28 The Impact of New Medicines on Pediatric Care

45:24 The Need for a Different Finance Solution for Children

51:37 The Challenges of Independent Pediatric Practices

54:44 The Role of Telemedicine in Pediatric Care


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