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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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[…]

December 15th, 2018|

Holiday Food Celebrations for All to Enjoy

Tis the season for festivities, fun, and food…lots and lots of food.  The holiday season, for many people, ushers in a sense of joy and excitement. However, for parents, teachers, school nurses, and camp directors who are responsible for children with food allergies, fear and anxiety may prevail.  According to FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education), about 1 in 13 children in America have some type of food allergy, which is about two children per classroom.  Of those children, about 30% are allergic to more than one food. Thus, holiday parties […]

December 1st, 2018|

World Diabetes Day: Ways to Help Children Impacted with the Disease

Most people know someone with diabetes.  According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2015, 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population had diabetes.  In children specifically, about 193,000 Americans under the age of 20 are estimated to have diabetes.  Diabetes is a serious illness that affects people of all ages and ethnicities, including those at camp and school.

There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2, both characterized by high levels of sugar, called glucose, in a person’s blood.  

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November 12th, 2018|

Office History Vlog

DocNetwork will be moving into our new office soon! As the team gets ready for the big move, we decided to take some time to reflect on our past. Check out our latest Vlog episode highlighting our office history!

November 26th, 2019|

Georgetown University High School Programs

Here at DocNetwork, we LOVE our camps and schools. Check out what the Director of Summer Programs and the Director of High School Programs at Georgetown University had to say about our software!

November 11th, 2019|

DocNetwork Retreat

Over the summer, the DocNetwork team went to camp for our annual company retreat. Together, we spent time discussing ways to improve both internal and external processes, so we can continue to deliver beyond expectations as we grow. Our team engaged in design thinking activities, challenging our creativity and problem solving!

October 21st, 2019|

Digital Media at Camps and Schools

How does digital media impact campers during the summer? What policies do camps have in place for social media and technology? Find out on the latest episode of the DocNetwork Vlog. Hear from pediatrician and researcher, Dr. Ashley DeHudy, as she discusses her digital media findings with our very own Dr. Michael Ambrose.

October 8th, 2019|

DocNetwork Office Olympiad

This summer, DocNetwork team members participated in our annual DocNetwork Olympiad, competing in a variety of office games. It was a great way to build cross team collaboration and have loads of fun at the same time. Check out our first Vlog episode of Season 2 highlighting their experience!

September 10th, 2019|