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Link2CHOP is a real-time, Web-based portal that gives you easy online access to your patients’ CHOP medical records from your desktop, laptop or iPad. Receive alerts for patient admissions, discharges and ED visits; review labs and imaging studies; read consultative letters sooner than faxed or mailed versions; print out important information for your records; place expedited appointment requests for specialty care, and much more.
We continue to add features and functionality. Go to www.chop.edu/link2chop to download our convenient user guides and sign up today!
Urgent Care Coming in March to Bucks County
Beginning Monday, March 2, 2015, CHOP’s Care Network location in Bucks County, PA, will offer after-hours urgent care — fast, convenient care for children from infants to adolescents who need to be seen right away — provided by a dedicated team of board-certified CHOP pediatricians and pediatric nurses. This site will not offer emergency care. Details, hours and directions »
New Princeton Specialty Care Center Now Open in Plainsboro
The CHOP Specialty Care Center in Princeton has made the move to its new 25,000-square-foot facility on the campus of the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. All existing specialties and services have relocated to the new facility, which includes PT/OT, speech therapy, auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing and diagnostic X-ray services.
Division of Urology Appoints New Pediatric Urologist
Chris Long, MD, has roots in Southern New Jersey and has specific training and experience in minimally invasive surgery. His clinical interests include complex reconstruction, hypospadias, oncology, neurogenic bladder and stone disease. Dr. Long will be seeing patients at CHOP’s Specialty Care Locations in Voorhees (NJ), Atlantic County (NJ) and Chadds Ford (PA).
Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention Program
The Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention Program brings together experts from CHOP and Penn Medicine to provide highly specialized care for children and adults with lymphatic leaks and lymphatic flow disorders such as plastic bronchitis, chylothorax, and chylous ascites.
Learn more about the treatment options and services available »
Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Croup
The CHOP Emergency, Pulmonary, and General Pediatrics teams put together guidance for the management of croup in young children in both ED and inpatient settings.
Learn more about how CHOP manages this common childhood condition »
Speech-Language Pathology Services
Speech-Language Pathology offers evaluations and treatment for speech, language, stuttering, voice and augmentative communication. Call 800-551-5480 or visit www.chop.edu/speech for further information about services and locations.
Professional Education Opportunities
Supporting Gender Nonconforming Children and Youth in Primary Care
Join us on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 6 p.m. for a CHOP Talks CME lecture at the CHOP Specialty Care Center at Virtua in Voorhees, NJ. Learn more about gender development, the presentation of gender dysphoria, and the medical management of gender nonconforming children and youth with Wilma Rossi, MD, from the Division of Endocrinology and Linda Hawkins, PhD, from the Division of Behavioral Health.
RSVP to Abe Cooperman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-426-2506 by Thursday, March 12, 2015. Please provide your name, practice affiliation, credentials, work address, phone, fax and email address.
Updates on Pediatric Cardiac Care
Interested in information related to pediatric cardiac care? Our Cardiac Center recently launched an email newsletter for clinicians focused on providing news and updates about the programs and services available to kids with congenital heart disease. Sign up now to receive updates from the Cardiac Center »
Save the Date for Upcoming CME Education Programs
Mark your calendars for the many CME lectures and dinners scheduled throughout the community this spring. More details to come.
- March 26: “Not So Fun in the Sun” — The Gables in Chadds Ford, Chadds Ford, PA
- April 14: "An Athlete Walks Into Your Office” — Maggiano's, Cherry Hill, NJ
- April 16: “Hand in Hand with Primary Care” — The Brick Hotel, Newtown, PA
- April 21: “Blood Pressure Matters” — CHOP Specialty Care Center, King of Prussia, PA
- April 29: “Controversies in Pediatrics” — CHOP Specialty Care Center, Princeton at Plainsboro, NJ
- May 6: “The Developing Skeleton: Drama and Trauma” — Philadelphia, PA
- May 12: “Pediatric and Adolescent Hip: State of the Art 2015” — Molly Pitcher Inn, Red Bank, NJ
- May 13: “The Limping Child” — Blue Grillhouse, Bethlehem, PA
- June 4: “From the Office to the ICU: The Spectrum of Histiocytic Disorders” — Maggiano’s, Cherry Hill, NJ
For Your Patients
New Resource for Families Dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The new Autism RoadmapTM is a comprehensive, one-stop resource to help families find up-to-date information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Created by CHOP’s Center for Autism Research, the site provides customized information based on what families need, whether their child has just been diagnosed or they’ve hit an obstacle and are looking for new ideas and resources.
Youth Sports Safety Clinic in Voorhees – March 3
Join us for a Youth Sports Safety Clinic on March 3 in Voorhees, NJ. Parents, athletes and coaches will learn about identifying and caring for concussions, injury prevention strategies, and performance enhancement techniques. The last day to register is Friday, Feb. 27. Register now »
Vaccine Education: Play “Just the Vax” Vaccine Trivia
The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at CHOP is now offering a new and improved trivia game for families to test their knowledge about vaccines. As part of the Parents PACK program, Vaccine Trivia: Just the Vax offers a fun way for families to learn about vaccines.
Call Our Clinician Priority Phone Line
Have you tried our new Clinician Priority Phone Line yet? Call 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) and press 2 to be connected to the on-call physician or nurse practitioner in the CHOP program you specify. Patient families can also use this line and press 1 for assistance. Find more easy ways to get in touch.
We want to hear from you! We encourage feedback from our partners. Please contact us at PhysicianReferralSer@email.chop.edu with questions, suggestions or concerns. If you change your address, add new physicians or have any new information you want to share with us, be sure to update your information.