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Cognitive Rest After Concussion

Nicholas Trotto playing hockeyAll children need a "brain break" — a period of cognitive rest — after a concussion, whether the concussion is mild or severe.

Learn about care after a concussion »

CoupleTaking Care of Yourself When Your Sick Child Needs You

Caring for You is a guide with practical advice on how caregivers can take care of themselves while their children are hospitalized or undergoing treatment.

Learn about Taking Care of You and how you can get a copy »

myChart ThumbnailOnline Access to Health Records

MyChart is an online, personalized, secure, 24-hour-accessible medical record provided free to parents and guardians of CHOP patients.

Learn more about MyChart and how you can sign up »

JustinSpecial Toy Helps Kids Deal with Illness

The Cellie Coping Kit was created to help children with cancer and their families better handle the multitude of stressors they face. Learn more about Cellie and how it has helped many children, like Justin »

small child at beachFifteen Years of Supporting Families - the Connelly Center

The Connelly Center is one of only a few places in any U.S. pediatric hospital that offers key services in one location. Learn more about the Connelly Center and the services we offer »

oliver and mother shannonKIDS Care - A Model to Build Trusting Relationships

KIDS Care stands for Knock, Introduce, Discuss, Scrub, Check, Assess, Return, Explain. Learn how this new model has helped improve patient care throughout CHOP »

Date: December 2013

 

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News & Moves Around CHOP

CHOP Ranked No.1 Pediatric Hospital in the U.S. by Parents magazine.

In February, Children’s Hospital opened the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Primary Care Center in West Philadelphia.

A new Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging Center at CHOP at Virtua opened this year.

CHOP opens a new CHOP Care Network primary care practice in Norristown.

A new Financial Matters website was launched.

The CVS near the Main Building entrance has extended hours: Fri. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sat. and Sun. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.