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Jun 19, 2019

In today’s episode, we speak with Sara DuMond, MD about her innovative business: Pediatric Housecalls. She tells us how she came up with the idea for it, what challenges she has faced and why she loves what she does now. She also explains what her plans are for the future.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How she thought of the idea for her pediatric housecalls business.
  • What services they are able to offer at your home.
  • Why she feels some children do better with housecall visits.
  • How she set up her business to work with insurance companies.
  • Why she decided to use a virtual assistant to help her stay organized and efficient.
  • How she expanded her business to a team of 8 to cover more geographic areas.
  • How she uses a scheduling application to help her team set appointments by area.
  • Why she feels that starting her business has helped her achieve better work-life balance.
  • What challenges she has faced and how she has gotten past them.
  • How she plans to grow her business in the future.

Sara DuMond, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician. She is a graduate of West Virginia University Medical School and completed her residency in pediatrics at Carolina’s Medical Center in Charlotte. She practiced general pediatrics at a private group practice in the Lake Norman area for seven years before opening Pediatric Housecalls in 2011. Pediatric Housecalls is Charlotte’s first at home on-demand mobile acute care for children.

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