Using Informatics to Help Identify Patients for Research

Researchers use Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2), a system that can rapidly convert a large amount of clinical data into searchable information, to dramatically reduce the time needed for patient cohort identification.

Researchers Describe Molecular Switch Controlling “Chameleon” Bacteria

Closing the gap on developing a vaccine for middle ear infections.

Racism in Our Hospitals and Communities: Everyone Matters

Let’s touch all families by erasing racism from children’s hospitals.

Do Overly Restrictive Feeding Practices Contribute to Obesity?

Researchers are discovering that the way caregivers feed their kids may be just as important as what they give them to eat.

Designing a Center for Collaborative Care

Effective pediatric care for complicated conditions such as colorectal abnormalities requires a unique infrastructure and an innovative approach to care.

Reducing Practice Variation in Pediatrics

With variations in practice existing even between practitioners at the same institution, research can provide the keys to standardizing care and improving outcomes.

Data-Driven Health Care Delivery

Health care enterprise data warehouse (EDW) technology, analytics and cross-functional teams are leading to improved quality and efficiency of patient care.

What Do DALYs Mean for Pediatrics?

An emerging, innovative metric could radically change childhood health policy.

Adolescents, Young Adults and Cancer: What Are the Issues?

Adolescents and young adults with cancer have unique needs that may explain their plateau in survival rates, despite improved survival rates in other age groups.

Talking to Adolescent Patients About Marijuana

With legalization spreading across the United States, it’s hard to know what to say to teens curious about marijuana.
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