Application Development News

Proband Pedigree Drawing iPad App from CHOP’s Center for Biomedical Informatics Debuts

Using the new Proband iPad® app, genetic counselors, clinical genetics specialists and others can quickly create even the most complex family pedigrees simply and easily screen with a few finger taps, during a face-to-face encounter with an individual and his or her family.

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CBMi Featured: Starting with Children’s Hospital, DreamIt Ventures Brings Tech Accelerator Concept to Companies.

It’s a bit surreal to go to a science fair at a hospital. But the group of health IT companies from DreamIt Venture’s accelerator coupled with demonstrations of technology from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania helped set the scene for a new initiative by DreamIt that’s starting at CHOP. The program is designed to help companies and institutions develop enterprise software and commercially viable companies.

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CHOP’s Harvest Toolkit Offers Innovative Data Discovery Resource

A team of informatics experts and biomedical researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) offers a new software toolkit to help researchers wrangle data. Their open-source, highly interactive framework called Harvest (http://harvest.research.chop.edu) is designed to let users to navigate quickly among different types and levels of data.

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CBMi pediatricians talk about health IT innovations for vaccines asthma

Doctors Robert Grundmeier and Alexander Fiks at the Center for Biomedical Informatics at CHOP talked about the Care Assistant program at a recent health IT seminar at the Quorum at the University City Science Center. It was originally designed as a tool to do more precise decision-support projects to improve healthcare outcomes using the provider’s electronic health record system from Epic.

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Longitudinal Pediatric Data Resource Featured in NBSTRN News

The Longitudinal Pediatric Data Resource (LPDR) developed by CBMi is featured in the March issue of the Newborn Screening Translational Network (NBSTRN) newsletter. The LPDR is available for researchers, clinicians, and public health teams to use for secure data collection, sharing, management, and analysis across newborn screening conditions while establishing a valuable resource for the community.

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StudyCentric – developing a research-oriented open-source web-based DICOM viewer

Recently during the development of the pediatric hearing impairment research tool, AudGenDB, we found ourselves challenged with a requirement to display anonymized medical image data inside the web browser.

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