Earlier this year, orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Amir Misaghi joined the CHOC Children’s Orthopaedics Institute. He shared with us why he decided to become a doctor, new developments in his field, his hobbies outside of work and more.
At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, CHOC's Medical Innovation and Intelligence Institute summer internship prorgram made a quick virtual pivot.
CHOC Children’s Hospital has launched an innovative new telehealth program to help improve the short and long-term outcomes of high-risk patients with complex congenital heart defects. Parents of patients in the Cardiac High-Risk Interstage Program are now being issued iPads enabled with Locus Health, which monitors vital health data in real-time to be shared with a patient’s care team.
A new app called "Pain Buddy" may aid in the reduction of pain severity in children during cancer treatment, according to results of a pilot study recently published in the online journal Pediatric Blood & Cancer.
Children, adolescents and young adults with cancers that do not respond to traditional treatments continue to find new treatment options because of CHOC’s extensive efforts and active engagement in clinical trial research.