• Quality Improvement Focus: AAC has been selected to participate in the following projects designed to improve care for our children and families:
    • Governor’s Chronic Care Initiative – completed
    • American Academy of Pediatrics Quality Improvement Innovation Network Child Abuse
    • Prevention Projects:
      • Chronic Otitis Media
      • TRACK asthma
      • Newborn screening project
      • Bright Futures
      • Genetics
      • Oral health/fluoride varnish
      • Family survey project – currently in progress
      • Project RedDE (Reducing Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Pediatrics) – currently in progress
      • And others

    We use these projects to improve our systems, methods, and content of care.

  • Penn State Health Medical Group – All About Children has been recognized in Berks County as a resource for children with special abilities since 1991. We have participated in the national American Academy of Pediatrics Medical Home project since 1992 and now participate in of the Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatrics Medical Home Initiative to provide outstanding services for care of children with special abilities (such as autism, diabetes, mental challenges, asthma, cystic fibrosis and foster care).
  • The combined experience of our pediatricians and nurse practitioners totals more than 300 years of caring for children all over the world.
  • We take time to discuss concerns with families, work with them on their concerns, and provide education.
  • Our Care Coordinators and Intake Specialists work with families to obtain care and resources appropriate for their needs.
  • Children and young adults receive extra tender loving care from our friendly and courteous staff.
  • We participate with all insurances including Tricare, to support families of our military service personnel whose duty is to preserve peace and justice in our world.
  • A language line is available 24/7 for quality translation services.
  • Plenty of free parking is adjacent to the office, and a bus stop is located two blocks away.
  • Free vaccines for children are available on site. No need to go to a second site. We piloted the Vaccines for Children program for the commonwealth of Pennsylvania many years ago.
  • Our four triage nurses are especially skilled and helpful to parents. They will contact your physician or nurse practitioner if your question is beyond their scope of knowledge.
  • Physicians are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for urgent/emergency problems – and open the office or visit the ER/hospital if necessary outside our normal office hours when needed.
  • AAC was the first private practice Reach Out and Read site in the nation. Since 1996, children of all ages have received more than 200,000 new or gently used books or National Geographic magazines at their checkups.
  • Asthma education, resources and supplies, as well as suggestions for diet, exercise and healthy living to prevent obesity are available to all of our patients.