Tag Archive: electronic health records

Mar 25 2015

Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination

Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/technology-helps-overcome-barriers-to-vaccination/

Sep 29 2014

Antibiotic Use in Infancy May Play Role in Obesity

Dr. Bailey and colleagues observed an increased risk of obesity with greater antibiotic use, particularly for children with four or more exposures to broad-spectrum antibiotics in early childhood.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/antibiotic-use-infancy-may-play-role-obesity/

Jun 09 2014

Research Terminology Must Harmonize to Advance Science

What one researcher describes as asthma, another might call reactive airway disease. Unfortunately, such examples demonstrate the lack of a common pediatric research terminology, which presents a barrier to data reuse, sharing, and integration.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-must-talk-talk-advance-science/

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/