Category Archive: Patient Outcomes

Nov 10 2015

CHOP Leads Patient-Reported Outcomes in Chronic Diseases Consortium

“How tired do you feel?” a doctor asks a child with a chronic disease. Or, “How well are you managing stress?” The answers to questions like these are even more important, from many patients’ and families’ perspectives, than the particular numerical result of their lab test results.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-leads-patient-reported-outcomes-in-chronic-diseases-consortium/

Jan 30 2013

Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics

Ron Keren, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, was recently awarded nearly two million dollars from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to lead a study examining whether oral antibiotics are as effective at treating infection over an extended period as PICC lines.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/comparing-oral-and-intravenous-antibiotics/