Pediatrics - Comprehensive Care Program (CCP)
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The Comprehensive Care Program (CCP) at Boston Medical Center is a primary care pediatric program supporting families of children with chronic medical conditions or developmental disabilities, including “NICU graduates” – babies born prematurely (preemies) or with complex issues. We are a team of clinicians working to enhance the quality of health services and social support for these children and their families. CCP is an integral part of The Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at BMC where exceptional care is provided, without exception.
The Comprehensive Care Program is guided by the following principles:
- All parents (advantaged or disadvantaged) need a “medical home” to bring their child for health care.
- The family is recognized as the principal caregiver who provides strength and support for their child.
- CCP as the medical home for children supports and encourages the family.
- The medical home must serve to coordinate all of the input and opinions from the many nursing and medical providers, specialists and school personnel into a coherent story.
- This medical home should meet all the child’s health care and developmental needs.
- Families deserve ready access to their medical providers, not to a stranger, especially when their child is ill.
The Comprehensive Care Program provides “one-stop shopping” for health care for families who need it the most. We make every effort to schedule visits with all of the specialists you may need to see at the time of your visit. We know the families of children with complex medical needs are juggling many demands and that your time is valuable.
Accordingly, we try to minimize the need for multiple visits to the hospital. This may be especially helpful for families who have difficulty arranging transportation to the hospital, who have other children to care for or whose work or family schedule make it hard for them to make repeated visits.
A pediatric program for families of children with chronic medical conditions or developmental disabilities.
Yawkey Center 617.414.4841
New or prospective patients, please call the clinic directly at 617.414.4841, Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. After-hours or for urgent questions, call the On-Call Pager at 617-638-5795, beeper 3087.
Monday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wednesday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
To schedule or reschedule appointments, or for questions about paperwork or prescription medication refills, call 617.414.4841.
The Comprehensive Care Program (CCP) provides patient-centered, pediatric primary health care for infants, children and youth with special health care needs. We practice state-of-the-art, evidence-based medicine for children from birth to 21 years of age with developmental disabilities, chronic illnesses and/or complex medical conditions.
We offer the following special services:
- Enhanced Primary Health Care for preventive and routine health care
- Family Support 24/7 for Children with Special Needs, including on-call coverage for medical issues
- Case Management for Children with Disabilities to coordinate various aspects of medical, social, nursing and support services
- Child Advocacy to help parents advocate more effectively for services through public and private agencies
- Multidisciplinary Coordination of Care and Specialty Visits with other pediatric services when possible, including Pulmonary/Allergy, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Neurology, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition, Social Work and Advocacy
We schedule visits with all of the specialists you may need to see at the time of your visit.
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatric complex care, children and youth with special health care needs, primary care, medical education, patient communication
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Robin Sadowski, RN
Social Work / Case Management
Jill Mains, LICSW
Mandeep Rana, MD