Category Archive: PolicyLab

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://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylab-reports-students-involved-child-welfare/

May 05 2014

Patient Engagement Study Set to Inform National Policy

Clinicians tapping on computers during patient visits has become routine in the era of electronic health records (EHRs). Now families increasingly are being encouraged to spend some screen time on their own entering health-related preferences and goals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/patient-engagement-study-set-inform-national-policy/

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://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylabs-david-rubin-md-msce-appointed-child-abuse-commission/

Apr 15 2013

ASCI Honors Four CHOP Physician-Scientists

Four junior investigators from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Department of Pediatrics have been chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 Young Physician-Scientist Award by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/asci-honors-four-chop-physician-scientists/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylab-studies-underscore-childhood-developmental-screening/

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://www.research.chop.edu/blog/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://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-study-shows-home-visiting-program-may-be-struggling-to-reduce-childhood-injuries/