Tag Archive: PolicyLab

Apr 28 2015

Antipsychotic Use May Increase Diabetes Risk in Some Children

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab recently published the largest study to date documenting the significant diabetes risk to children with a prescription for antipsychotics.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/antipsychotic-use-may-increase-diabetes-risk-in-some-children/

Apr 03 2015

PolicyLab Paper Finds Millions of Children Still Impacted by Recession

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/policylab-paper-finds-millions-children-still-impacted-recession/

Mar 04 2015

PolicyLab to Study Effect of Narratives on Antipsychotic Prescribing

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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Nov 21 2014

PolicyLab Study Shows Rise in Pediatric Dental Care

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/policylab-study-shows-rise-pediatric-dental-care/

Jul 07 2014

PolicyLab Reports on Students Involved With Child Welfare

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/policylab-reports-students-involved-child-welfare/

Oct 02 2013

PolicyLab’s David Rubin, MD, MSCE, Appointed to Child Abuse Commission

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/policylabs-david-rubin-md-msce-appointed-child-abuse-commission/

Jan 13 2013

PolicyLab Studies Underscore Childhood Developmental Screening

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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Jan 03 2013

Making Families “Active Partners” in Care

Let’s face it: we live in the future. At no point in human history has so much information been so accessible to so many people. The rise of the personal computer, then the internet, and then smartphones that (in addition to functioning as phones) can browse the internet from anywhere, means that more people than ever have access to more information than they could ever need.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/making-families-active-partners-in-care/

Dec 14 2012

New Study Shows Home Visiting Program May Be Struggling to Reduce Childhood Injuries

One of the nation’s largest programs providing home visitation support for at-risk mothers and children may not be as successful in reducing early childhood injuries as it was in earlier evaluations, according to new research findings from the Children’s Hospital…

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-study-shows-home-visiting-program-may-be-struggling-to-reduce-childhood-injuries/