One way Utah Valley Pediatrics continues to provide personalized, quality care is through involvement with the Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ). UPIQ is a joint effort by organizations and individuals interested in improving all aspects of patient care. Many of our pediatricians attend frequent learning collaboratives hosted by UPIQ that have covered … Continue reading “Utah Valley Pediatrics Builds Upon Commitment to Quality Care Through Involvement With UPIQ”
In January, Utah Valley Pediatrics opened an office in Payson to better serve the needs of the southern part of Utah County. After an exhaustive search to find the right pediatrician, Dr. Garron Miller was chosen and he opened his practice next to the Mountain View Hospital. Dr. Miller specializes in the care of infants, … Continue reading “Utah Valley Pediatrics Opens an Office in Payson”
Immunizations have saved millions of lives and prevented hundreds of millions of cases of disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The best way to protect our children and the community from disease is by choosing to immunize. Immunizations are a safe and effective way to prevent illness by strengthening the immune … Continue reading “Why Immunize?”
In the last year, three new vaccinations were introduced to protect children from disease. These include the Gardasil vaccine (Human Papillomavirus vaccine), the RotaTeq vaccine (prevents severe rotavirus), and the Menactra vaccine (protects against bacterial meningitis). Gardasil is a new vaccine approved by the FDA to prevent cervical cancer in females ages 9 to 26. … Continue reading “New Immunizations”
A mercury-based preservative once used in many vaccines does not raise the risk of neurological problems in children, concludes a large federal study that researchers say should reassure parents about the safety of shots their children received a decade or more ago. However, the study did not examine autism. A separate study due out in … Continue reading “Thimerosal does not raise risk of neurological problems”
The flu vaccine is now available at your pediatrician’s office. The CDC recommends that healthy children ages 6 months up through their 5th birthday, their close contacts (people who live with them), and out-of-home caregivers (nannies, daycare providers, etc.) should get a flu vaccine. This expands last year’s recommendation to now include vaccination for children … Continue reading “Flu Vaccine”
Dr. Jonathan Peterson successfully completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Nebraska/Creighton University in Omaha and joins Dr. Garron Miller in our Payson Office. Our Payson Office is located at 50 Medical Drive, Suite 2, Payson, UT 84651. You can schedule an appointment by calling 465-2800.
Christine H. Broken Leg, MPAS, PA-C, has joined our Timpanogos Office in Orem next to Timpanogos Regional Hospital. Drs. Greg Wynn, Kendall, Cornish and Bailey along with Laurie Anderson are excited about her joining their practice.
Utah Valley Pediatrics opened an office in Payson. Dr. Garron Miller has joined Utah Valley Pediatrics and started seeing patients in January in Payson next to Mountain View Hospital. His address is 50 Medical Drive, Suite 2, Payson, UT 84651. You can schedule an appointment by calling 465-2800.