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CBMi Collaboration Awarded First Place at HIMSS 2013

CBMi's Dr. Anthony Luberti and PolicyLab's Elizabeth Brooks, MPH, were awarded first place for their poster "Linking Patient Questionnaires to the EHR: Making Optimal Use of the Waiting Room" at the HIMSS 2013 Annual Symposium in New Orleans, March 3 - 7, 2013.

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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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A Shared e-Decision Support Portal for Pediatric Asthma

CBMi team discusses the user-centered development of an electronic medical record–based portal, “MyAsthma,” designed to facilitate shared decision making in pediatric asthma. The Center for Biomedical Informatics is featured in this article in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.

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CBMi Creates Shared Decision Making Portal

CBMi's Dr. Robert Grundmeier and lead Human Computer Interaction Specialist Dean Karavite collaborated with CHOP's Dr. Alexander Fiks on the creation of the Shared Decision Making Portal for Pediatric Chronic Illness. Drs. Fiks and Grundmeier’s portal is a modification of MyChart that greatly expands MyChart’s capabilities. While the pilot version of the portal is focused solely on asthma, Dr. Fiks and his team hope to eventually introduce versions geared toward other diseases, such as ADHD.

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CBMi Featured in 2012 CHOP Research Institute Annual Report

The Center for Biomedical Informatics is featured in the 2012 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Annual Report.

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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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See Mike Italia's Interview at OSCON 2012

CBMI's Mike Italia discusses the current state of gene sequencing and related application development at OSCON 2012 in Portland, OR. Watch the video.

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Genome Wowser v2.0 Released on iTunes

Announcing the release of Genome Wowser v2.0, now available in the iTunes store! Currently a top 10 "What's Hot" medical app in the iTunes store!

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Genome Wowser Listed in Best Science Apps in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News lists Genome Wowser as one of the Best Science Apps in the February, 2013 issue of the journal. Check it out here.

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Health records support genetics research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

June 26, 2012 - In an interview with O'Reilly's Andy Oram, Mike Italia describes how the CBMi informatics team derived structured data from electronic health record (EHR) forms developed by audiologists to support both research and clinical care.

He discusses the custom web interface that makes data available to researchers and the exciting potential of genomic sequencing to improve care. He also details tools used to collect and display data, many of which are open source.

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