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We work on avoiding or reducing Emergency Department visits and hospitalizations as well as maximizing care coordination for children in the hospital to get them home faster.

Highlighted Breakthroughs

Managing Children with Sickle Cell Disease and Fever at Home

Reducing Inpatient Hospital Days for Cancer Patients with Fever

Improving Asthma Care


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Reducing Radiation Exposure

By implementing a new imaging protocol, radiation exposure was decreased for children with Ventricular Shunts.

A Less Invasive Way of Screening Young Children for UTI

A CHOP initiative has reduced the catheterization rate for obtaining urine in young children.

Broad-spectrum Antibiotics

CHOP works to avoid using broad-spectrum antibiotics for common childhood functions (ear, sinus, throat and lung infections).