Tag Archive: Pediatrics

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/

Aug 11 2017

Toyota Collaboration, CHOP Most Wired, Breastfeeding in the N/IICU, Weighing In on Ear Infections and E-Cigarettes

Ear infections, e-cigarettes, and exciting collaborations, oh my! In this week’s research news roundup, we followed the trails of our clinicians and investigators as they used expertise and evidence to weigh in on mainstream health issues.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-toyota-collaboration-chop-wired-breastfeeding-niicu-weighing-ear-infections-e-cigarettes/

May 12 2015

Improving Asthma Care With Shared Decision-Making

CHOP’s Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE, has been on the leading edge of shared decision-making (SDM)-related research, contributing to a total of 10 SDM papers since 2010.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/improving-asthma-care-with-shared-decision-making/

Jun 16 2014

Researcher Strives to Add Youth Voices to Health Measures

Dr. Wade’s research seeks to build on the original Adverse Childhood Experiences Study study by adding youth voices.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researcher-strives-add-youth-voices-health-measures/

Apr 25 2014

Pediatric Cancer Patients Need More Say in Phase 1 Trials

The study published in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is the first to observe actual informed consent conferences for pediatric phase 1 cancer research.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/pediatric-cancer-patients-need-say-phase-1-trials/

Mar 19 2014

U.S. News Ranks Department of Pediatrics No. 1 in Nation

U.S.News & World Report awarded its top ranking in pediatrics, for the second year in a row, to the physicians and scientists who work at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/u-s-news-ranks-department-pediatrics-1-nation/

Mar 14 2013

CHOP Pediatrics Named #1 by U.S. News & World Report

On Tuesday, U.S. News & World Report released its 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings, and Children’s Hospital, along with its academic affiliate, the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, garnered the #1 spot in Pediatrics.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-pediatrics-named-1-by-u-s-news-and-world-report/