Category Archive: Center for Outcomes Research

Jan 28 2015

Lessons Learned From OB Unit Closures: Planning, Communication Needed

After a series of hospitals in Philadelphia began closing their maternity programs, the OB units that remained open were strained by surges in patient volume, low workforce morale, and lack of care continuity, according to a new study led by researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/lessons-learned-ob-unit-closures-planning-communication-needed/

Jan 26 2015

Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD Contributes to Resident Hour, Colon Cancer Studies

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD, contributed to two recent studies that span the research spectrum.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-expert-contributes-resident-hour-colon-cancer-studies/

Aug 15 2013

Presentation, Not Treatment, Responsible for Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Survival

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania recently published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that shows differences in how breast cancer patients present at diagnosis are more responsible for racial disparities in 5-year survival than treatment disparities.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/presentation-not-treatment-responsible-for-racial-disparity-in-breast-cancer-survival/

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