01.  Let’s Get Started

Summary

Let’s Get Started!

In this inaugural episode of the “Building Better Workflows” podcast series, Dr. Lia emphasizes the critical objective of improving pediatric mental health care systems. Reflecting on her early challenges, she highlights the importance of learning effective techniques for pediatric suicide prevention, especially in assessing risk factors and ideation among children. Dr. Lia encourages listeners to transform practice approaches using insights garnered through her experiences. The series promises to equip healthcare professionals with mental health screening tools, strategies for behavioral health integration, and improved workflow management in addressing conditions like ADHD in children, adolescent depression, and more.

Dr. Lia stresses the complexities involved in pediatric mental health, underscoring that issues such as ADHD often coexist with other disorders, thereby necessitating comprehensive management strategies. She advocates for enhanced community collaborations and the development of robust crisis mental health policies. Throughout the series, practitioners are advised to form behavioral health teams, integrate feedback from families, and involve various healthcare providers to foster a supportive care environment.

Bullet points of key topics 

  • Dr. Lia introduces the “Building Better Workflows” series aimed at transforming pediatric practices by improving mental health screenings and processes.
  • The emphasis is on collaboration, utilizing community resources, and creating a supportive team comprising various healthcare roles to integrate behavioral health effectively.
  • Engaging tools like the companion workbook and personalized consultations provide practical steps toward enhancing workflow and patient care.

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Dr. Lia Gaggino has worked as a pediatrician for over 30 years on the west side of Michigan. During her career as a primary care physician, she has been privileged to care for children and adolescents, and know that their success is closely tied to mental wellness.

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Dr. Lia Gaggino has worked as a pediatrician for over 30 years on the west side of Michigan. During her career as a primary care physician, she has been privileged to care for children and adolescents, and know that their success is closely tied to mental wellness.

Recent Episodes

  • All Post
  • ADHD
  • Advocacy
  • Aggression and Disruptive Behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Building Better Workflows
  • Depression
  • Genetics
  • healthcare disparities and inequalities
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Medications
  • Mental Health
  • OCD
  • Other
  • Pain
  • Parent/child
  • Physician Well-Being
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep
  • Social Media
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Trauma

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