Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What Is Pediatric Websm?
A: Pediatric Web was born out of our desire to simplify healthcare through technology. We provide services that are a direct extension of your practice giving you the ability to continue building trust with your patients outside of your office. From designing custom websites and mobile apps to providing state-of-the-art digital answering services, Pediatric Web provides a 24/7 presence and voice for your practice, allowing you to give your patients more convenience and better self-directed care.
 
Q: What makes Pediatric Websm different from other Internet health sites?
A: Parents are now using general search engines to locate information about their child's health. Unfortunately, some of this information is misleading, unverifiable, or simply inaccurate. Pediatric Websm has identified leading authorities and their colleagues for many common pediatric conditions. These individuals write about the condition and update the data when necessary. Articles and information are reviewed for accuracy and content by other selected physicians. A peer-review process aids in bringing you accurate and reliable information. 

Pediatric Websm offers effective and accurate peer-reviewed pediatric health information that parents can access when their child is ill. They get trustworthy medical articles and acute care information written by leading authorities in their areas of specialty.

 
Q: Why are Pediatric Web's Medical Articles Peer-Reviewed?
A: Parents are now using general search engines to locate information about their child's health. Unfortunately, some of this information is misleading, unverifiable, or simply inaccurate. Pediatric Websm has identified leading authorities and their colleagues for many common pediatric conditions. These individuals write about the condition and update the data when necessary. Articles and information are reviewed for accuracy and content by other selected physicians. A peer-review process aids in bringing you accurate and reliable information.
 
Q: Who writes the articles for Pediatric Websm?
A: Pediatric Web affiliates physicians and parents with some of the top leaders of the pediatric profession. Pediatric Web features Acute Illness Information by Barton D. Schmitt, M.D., whose parent triage and telephone protocol materials are utilized in nearly 20,000 physician practices. We are proud of our outstanding list of contributors who have joined us as eager participants.

Here are just a few of them:

Paul Glezen, M.D., Microbiology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine
Hal Jenson, M.D., Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas
Eugene Shapiro, M.D., Yale University School of Medicine
Philip Brunell, M.D., National Institute of Health
Michael Pichichero, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center
Ellen Wald, M.D., Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Edward Kaplan, University of Minnesota Medical School
Stan Block, M.D., University of Kentucky
James Todd, M.D., The Children's Hospital, Denver
Jeffrey Hyams, M.D. University of Connecticut

 
Q: What is your Privacy Policy?
A: Pediatric Websm has a firm commitment to privacy and respects the privacy of every individual who visits our Website. Pediatric Websm does not sell member names or personal information to anyone.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.

 
Q: Will Pediatric Websm replace my pediatrician's advice?
A: Absolutely not! Pediatric Web is an extension of the family physician's and pediatrician's office and is designed to offer trustworthy information that supplements the relationship between physician and patient.
 
Q: Can the articles be printed or copied?
A: Pediatric Websm and your family physician or pediatrician encourage you to print any of the articles on the site for the purpose of enriching and deepening your understanding of your child's health care needs. The medical articles are the property of Pediatric Web, Inc. or the individual author, and all applicable copyright laws are in effect in regard to commercial reprints and any unauthorized uses.