Blog 2017-09-04T16:18:41+00:00

Blog

What we’re up to and where we’re going.

Blog

What we’re up to and where we’re going.

DocNetwork Celebrates National Reading Month

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” -  Dr. Seuss Reading gives us a chance to learn about the world around us, encourages empathy, and provides a shared experience to bond us together. School children across the country kicked off National Reading Month last week by celebrating Dr. Suess’s birthday on March 2nd.  School will celebrate with contests, activities, and author visits, encouraging students to learn and grow through reading.  So join DocNetwork and read with us this month!   Need a reason to pickup a book? Here is what doctors are saying about why [...]

March 9th, 2019|

International World Thinking Day and the Benefits it Brings to Future Leaders

On February 22nd, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from across 150 countries will celebrate global sisterhood on International World Thinking Day! How did World Thinking Day start? At a conference in 1926, Girl Guides and Girl Scout delegates from around the world gathered in the United States for their 4th World Conference.  The leaders agreed that there would be a special day where girls could get together, express thanks, and show appreciation for each other.  In 1999, this event became International World Thinking Day, and is now celebrated globally. How do Girl Scouts and Girl Guides Celebrate? International World Thinking [...]

February 22nd, 2019|

DocNetwork Announces New Logo Launch

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, February 12, 2019 - We are excited to launch a new look for DocNetwork that communicates a common visual identify across brands: DocNetwork, CampDoc and SchoolDoc. Our new logo design retains the visual elements and familiar color pallet that reflect our origin, but emphasizes our forward-thinking mindset and growth into new categories. So why change you might ask? Here is a look at the journey we have taken. Our first logo for CampDoc.com was created when the company launched in 2009. It was unique, and playful, and the Stoobs font resembled something fun and “campy” never before seen [...]

February 12th, 2019|

Role of School Nurse: What is Needed for Today’s School Environment

“Over the past century, the role of the school nurse has expanded to include critical components such as surveillance, chronic disease management, emergency preparedness...extensive care management, and much more” (AAP Policy Statement 2016, Role of the School Nurse in Providing School Health Services).  Despite this ever changing role, the focus has remained consistent: keeping students healthy and in school to ensure academic success.  Among the duties of chronic disease management is the dispensing of medications. As children with increasingly complex medical illnesses are present in schools, this task becomes more of a challenge.  Fortunately, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), [...]

January 28th, 2019|

There’s No Place Like Home

By Rori Quinonez So you want to peek behind the curtain? Catch a glimpse at the magic that runs DocNetwork? You’re in luck! I’ve been given the chance to fill you in on what my first few months at the company have been like—and let me tell you—I’m not holding anything back! First Impressions Before I was even officially hired, I left my interview thinking that everyone was way too kind and laid back. There had to be something I wasn’t seeing. When I was offered my position as Account Manager, I thought, “Ha! Now I’ll be able to dive [...]

December 22nd, 2018|

Stay Active During the Holidays

On your mark, get set, GO!   It is easy for children and teens to be active when participating in organized camps and school-based programs.  The challenge arises when those activities conclude or kids go on a holiday break. Additionally, as winter weather sets in, easy opportunities for physical activity dwindle. That said, with some creativity and planning, keeping children active is feasible and can be fun.   For those parents who are unfamiliar with activity recommendations in children over the age of 6 years, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 60 minutes of total physical activity daily.  The activity [...]

December 15th, 2018|