Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are on the cusp of an innovative approach to caring for preterm babies, one that could radically transform the way they are treated and significantly improve their outcomes.
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In many ways, 2013 was a banner year for CHOP and the Research Institute. We achieved a number of firsts, notably being named the best children’s hospital in the country by both U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine.
The idea of “personalized” medicine isn’t just about a one-on-one encounter with a doctor, the use of sophisticated mobile applications, or heightened access to healthcare providers, medical records, and services. Personalized medicine also extends into the depths of who each of us are at our essence — to our individual genetic makeup.
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.