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Category Archives: Dr. Benitez

Employee of the Quarter: Victoria Billings

Employee of the Quarter: Victoria Billings

How long have you worked with us? I have been with 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers for eight months!! Where are you from?  I came to Florida from the New England area. My family is largely from Vermont. What are you studying in school?  Currently, I am working to advance my nursing degree as well as… Continue Reading

Employee of the Quarter ~ Carlos Tandron

Carlos is not only outstanding in customer service when dealing with our patients but he is a true team player. He has worked at all three locations, all possible shifts, including overnights and weekends, and is always willing to help anywhere the managers need him. He has a fun personality and motivates others to stay… Continue Reading

New Program Certifies Higher Quality of Care at 24/7

24/7 Patient Care Centers is currently working toward receiving certification from the NCQA, National Committee for Quality Assurance, as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). NCQA, the leading organization for health care certifications in America, has established an extensive process that takes months to complete, ensuring that only the best practices qualify. “At 24/7 we’re… Continue Reading

When to call the pediatrician ~ Fever

The most important things you can do when your child has a fever are to improve your child’s comfort by making sure they drink enough fluids to stay hydrated and monitor for signs and symptoms of a serious illness. It is a good sign if your child plays and interacts with you after receiving medicine… Continue Reading

Newborn Eye Color

New parents often ask what color I think the baby’s eyes are going to be. I never answer this question until the child is at least 1 year old; I mean, what if the parents believe me and use my answer to make major life decisions? When we talk about eye color, we’re really talking… Continue Reading

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If you feel your child is experiencing a life-threatening event, immediately call 911.