Tag Archives: pediatrician

5 Vaccine Myths Debunked

In the US, getting a child vaccinated is a must. You’ll see the vaccine requirement in schools, and even daycare. But just because it’s required doesn’t mean every parent agrees with it. “I think the vast majority of individuals already realize that vaccines are a modern miracle that are safe, effective, and prevent serious and […]

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How to Find a Good Pediatrician for Your Baby

So, your first doctor search—finding the right OBGYN— is over. But when your baby is born, the obstetrician’s role in the baby’s life comes to an end. Then, it’s time to do another doctor search—for a pediatrician for your child. Source: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health Knowing what to be on […]

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5 Tips for Reducing Your Child’s Immunization Pain

5 Tips for Reducing Your Child’s Immunization Pain You’d be hard-pressed to find a person who enjoys receiving an immunization. In the hierarchy of things people are uneasy about, medical shots seem to fall somewhere between porcupine-twill sweaters and all-you-can-eat seafood buffets. While adults certainly have their problems with needles, try to remember what it’s […]

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Meet Dr. Jeremy Hertzig, Pediatric Intensivist

Recently, we opened a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit here at EIRMC. In addition to our already standing 10-bed Pediatric wing, this has added a great resource for local children to be able to receive critical care services without having to travel out of our area—keeping children and families together. Children’s critical care services are made […]

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5 Reasons Why a PICU is Necessary

Like a colorful rainbow, medical care should include a full spectrum of services for every patient regardless of their age—from a simple doctor’s visit to critical care – is important for providing a community with great local care. Residents of southeastern Idaho now have access to a brighter, more colorful spectrum of care with the […]

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