Category Archive: Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness

Sep 08 2017

CAR-T Cell Approval, Hope on Wheels, Task Force on Pregnant Women, Taking Flight for Autism, NFL Concussion Research, Doug Wallace

September marks National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and this year at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we kick-started the commemorative period on the heels of exciting news about breakthroughs in pediatric cancer immunotherapy research.

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Sep 06 2017

CPCE Putting Research Into Practice With Pilot Grant Program

The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is ushering in the fall with a call for applications to its Pilot Grant Program. The program aims to support CHOP investigators who are interested in conducting studies designed to gather evidence about novel strategies that could shift current research or a clinical practice paradigm.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cpce-putting-research-practice-pilot-grant-program/

Aug 25 2017

Kids First Data Center (DRC), CHOP’s Health Hero, Concussions on Air, Coping for Parents, Madeline Bell Modern Healthcare

Every day, we learn about the exciting new ways our investigators and staff at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia modernize medicine and revolutionize healthcare for children.

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Aug 17 2017

Did a New App Facilitate Faster, Easier Dermatology Consults for Families?

Nobody enjoys sitting in a doctor’s waiting room, especially when they have an uncomfortable skin condition. A Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia study team tested a direct-to-consumer mobile app designed to facilitate routine dermatologic consultations for children and adolescents. The pilot study results showed the telemedicine technology was acceptable, easy to use, and expedited care.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-new-app-facilitate-faster-easier-dermatology-consults-families/

May 11 2017

How Can We Improve Nurse Response Times to Bedside Alarms?

When it comes to bedside alarms for conditions like low oxygen saturation, tachycardia, or cardiac arrhythmias, four main factors contribute to faster nurse response times.

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Apr 07 2017

Nursing Research Recognition, CAR T-Cell Therapy, Stand Up to Cancer Grant, Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Lupus, Newly Named Genetic Disorder

“Bold” is perhaps the best word to describe this week’s roundup of Research Institute news, as Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia nurses and investigators alike made headlines for their experimental work in pediatric CAR T-cell therapy.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-nursing-research-recognition-car-t-cell-therapy-stand-cancer-grant-neuropsychiatric-disorders-lupus-newly-named-genetic-disorder/

Feb 14 2017

CPCE Pilot Grant Awardees Want to Know: What Works Best?

Twice a year, the CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2016 Pilot Grant Awards are Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH; Yeh-Chung (Dan) Chang, MD; and Sheila Quinn, DO.

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Dec 20 2016

New Strategies Needed to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Antibiotics

Sometimes half is better than whole. That’s the idea behind a new multicenter study that Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is participating in to compare a five-day (short) course of antibiotic therapy with a 10-day (standard) course of therapy to treat community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-strategies-needed-reduce-childrens-exposure-antibiotics/

Dec 02 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Hypertension, Cancer Survivors’ Parents, Breastfeeding, Antibiotics, Allergies

Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Now that we are bringing you these updates biweekly, we have an even richer collection of stories to share.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-hypertension-cancer-survivors-parents-breastfeeding-antibiotics-allergies/

Nov 15 2016

Q&A: How Pediatricians Can Help Suburban Families in Poverty

The shiny picture of the American dream sometimes belies underlying struggles. This may be especially true in suburban communities, where demographic shifts in the last decade have left growing numbers of families experiencing poverty or near-poverty conditions in which they struggle to pay the bills.

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