Category Archive: Department of Pediatrics

Aug 01 2017

Can Electronic Alerts Help Identify Sepsis in Sick Children?

A two-step electronic alert system successfully reduced missed sepsis diagnoses in children by 76 percent. The new pediatric protocol, which incorporates the use of vital signs, risk factors, and a clinician’s judgment, shows promise as a sensitive and specific tool that can help pediatricians working in the emergency department (ED) save lives.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-can-electronic-alerts-help-identify-sepsis-sick-children/

Mar 15 2017

CHOP Named the Nation’s Best Pediatrics Department for 2018

For the fifth year in a row, we are excited to announce that U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey has awarded our department of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania first place in pediatric medical education.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-named-nations-best-pediatrics-department-2018/

Dec 30 2014

A Year of Distinction

The CHOP Research Annual Report contains 43 articles spread among eight sections, this year’s report focuses on the theme of “distinction” and the stories contained within echo that theme and span the research spectrum.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/year-distinction/