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iTONE will study the impact of a 4-month home exercise program on physical activity levels, skeletal muscle mass and strength, functional health status, and quality of life in children and teenagers with pulmonary hypertension.

The Global Health Informatics Program focuses on global partnerships to build health informatics workforces that can implement and optimize information technology.

Cultivating collaborative efforts to expand the capability to develop, test, integrate, and adapt mHealth tools and approaches in pediatric research.

Dr. Vo’s research mission is to develop evidence-based digital health interventions to improve outcomes. Her immediate focus is to develop digital health products for suicide risk screening of children and adolescents in primary care, and to connect those at risk to mental healthcare.

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Dr. Winston is a pediatrician, engineer, and public health researcher who has established the scientific foundation behind new patents, products, programs, policies, and laws for injury. As a clinician-scientist/innovator, Dr. Winston leads CHOP's Innovation Ecosystem and released a free e-textbook, Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientist.

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Aug 11, 2017
Ear infections, e-cigarettes, and exciting collaborations, oh my! In this week's research news roundup, we followed the trails of our clinicians and investigators as they used expertise and evidence to weigh in on mainstream health issues. From how to design safer seats and belts in cars, to why e-cigarette sales should follow strict regulations, to discussions on the implications of
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Nov 18, 2016
Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia! Research at CHOP helps children wherever they are, whether in a primary care doctor's office, in the hospital, in the community, or at home. This week's stories cover all the bases.

When children are in the hospital, their mental health status can affect their physical recovery -
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Oct 11, 2016
The digital world moves fast. When the digital realm in question is the use of mobile devices, social media, and related technologies in medical research (mHealth), it isn't always easy for researchers who use these tools to keep pace.
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Jan 3, 2014
The Internet and mobile technology have prompted a new generation of digital health interventions that leverage websites and mobile apps to promote positive health behavior change. It is estimated that more than 40,000 mobile health apps are available for download on mobile electronic devices, with functions ranging from health education and self-diagnosis to medication reminders.