Tag Archive: PEDSnet

Aug 04 2017

Got Skills? What it Takes to be a Learning Health System Researcher

Don’t let those crisp, white lab coats fool you. While researchers share the ultimate goal of reaching new findings that can advance the best possible medical care, they aren’t all the same.

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Apr 19 2016

Coordinating Research with 80 Million Participants: A PCORnet Q&A

As newly appointed chair of the research committee for the national patient-centered clinical research network called PCORnet, he is helping research studies take shape to include a participant population of up to 80 million Americans who are part of 33 large research networks.

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Dec 29 2015

Research Rewind: A Look Back at 2015

Although the year is coming to a close, the research achievements at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2015 remain enduring contributions to pediatric health.

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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.

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Aug 11 2015

PEDSnet Awarded $8.6 Million to Support Clinical Data Research Network

PEDSnet, a patient-centered clinical data research network led by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, received $8.6 million in funding to continue its discovery and implementation of new ways to provide the best care and outcomes for children.

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Jun 09 2014

Research Terminology Must Harmonize to Advance Science

What one researcher describes as asthma, another might call reactive airway disease. Unfortunately, such examples demonstrate the lack of a common pediatric research terminology, which presents a barrier to data reuse, sharing, and integration.

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