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CHOP's Dr. Alexander Fiks Presents Use of Clinical Decision Support to Improve Medication Management

CHOP's Dr. Alexander Fiks presents "Use of Clinical Decision Support to Improve Medication Management."

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Clinical Decision Support Tool Improves Preemie RSV Vaccine Administration

The Guidelines Into Decision Support (GLIDES) is one of two projects funded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to demonstrate best practices for developing localized CDS tools from evidence-based care guidelines. This video tells the story of how a team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia used GLIDES tools to create a CDS module that improved the administration of the RSV vaccine for children who were born prematurely. See the video.

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Useful Personal Health Records: Designing for Accessibility and Innovation

People with disabilities can live a full life, but the key is achieving and maintaining health and wellness. The U.S. Surgeon General’s “call to action” report, published in 2005, illustrates this vital connection, yet presents significant health disparities for people with disabilities including access to care, risk factors, and outcomes. Read the article in User Experience by CBMi's Lead Human Computer Interaction Specialist Dean Karavite here..

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CBMi Informatics Fellow Levon Utijian Contributes to AAP Article

CBMi's Clinical Informatics fellow Levon Utijian contributed to the article "Clinical Informatics: Bridging the Gap Between Physician and Information Technology" in the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Fall Newsletter.

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Survey of Informatics Approaches to Whole-exome and Whole-genome Clinical Reporting in the EHR

Genome-scale clinical sequencing is being adopted more broadly in medical practice. The National Institutes of Health developed the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) program to guide implementation and dissemination of best practices for the integration of sequencing into clinical care. CBMi staff contributed to this article published online in Genetics in Medicine September 26, 2013.

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Effectiveness of Decision Support for Families, Clinicians, or Both on HPV Vaccine Receipt.

Despite proven health benefits, human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates are among the lowest of all routine immunizations. No previous large-scale trial has compared the benefit of automated decision support directed at clinicians, families, or both in any context.