Category Archive: PolicyLab
A new report from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab and the advocacy organization First Focus found poverty, food insecurity, and housing instability are more prevalent than they were before the Great Recession.
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Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.
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A team of investigators from PolicyLab recently received an award from the William T. Grant Foundation to examine antipsychotic prescribing practices.
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An article published recently in Health Affairs is the first to investigate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Essential Health Benefit (EHB) as it relates to children.
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A study conducted by PolicyLab researchers shows the proportion of US-born, Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania who utilized preventive dental care rose significantly for children ages 5-10.
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A report released in June by PolicyLab revealed that 17 percent of Philadelphia public school students have been involved with child welfare and it described the educational barriers that these students face.
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Clinicians tapping on computers during patient visits has become routine in the era of electronic health records (EHRs). Now families increasingly are being encouraged to spend some screen time on their own entering health-related preferences and goals.
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Co-director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab David Rubin, MD, MSCE, was recently appointed to a government commission tasked with working to end child abuse and neglect-related deaths.
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Four junior investigators from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Department of Pediatrics have been chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 Young Physician-Scientist Award by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).
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By underscoring the importance of standardized childhood developmental screening and communication between clinicians and caregivers, two new studies from CHOP’s PolicyLab can help physicians and families better support children with developmental disorders.
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