Pediatric Medical Home
Sanford Children’s Medical Home program in Fargo is designed to make coordinating care for a child with special health needs easier and simpler. The program keeps track of all care, specialists, therapists and preferences in one up-to-date care plan. Copies of the plan are available to you and others involved in your child’s care. Besides ensuring consistency, the care plan means you no longer have to keep repeating your child’s story. Pediatric Medical Home allows each provider to know at a glance where they fit in your child’s complete picture of care at all times. As your child transitions into their teens and adult years, Sanford’s Medical Home program can continue to help coordinate their care.
When you learned your child had special health needs, you set out to do everything possible for that little person you love. But you likely didn’t realize how involved the health care picture could get — checkups, specialist appointments, therapy visits, tests, equipment needs, maybe even hospital stays. All are important and each has a role, but who focuses on the health and well-being of your whole child?Learn More
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Dr. Kunkel is a pediatric physician who offers patients the option of utilizing Medical Home. It’s a program that puts together a team of Sanford experts to surround the patient with coordinated, family-centered care. Nurses, doctors and other members of the team stay in contact with one another to ensure they stay well informed about the patient’s medical history, current conditions and health goals.View AllPediatric Medical Home Doctors