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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Mount Sinai Health System Mark Milestone

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Mount Sinai Health System announced Thursday that they have taken another step forward in their 18-month-old alliance with the official opening of their Fetal Medicine Program and the affiliation of the Mount Sinai Children’s Heart Center with the Cardiac Center at CHOP.

Officials from both hospitals participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week at the new facility at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Annenberg Building.

“The Fetal Medicine Program will offer access to an unprecedented scope of services,” reads a statement provided to MHW. “This program provides mothers carrying fetuses at risk for or identified with possible anomalies a ‘one-stop experience’ that includes a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and consultation.”
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Mount Sinai Health System Launches Platform to Prescribe Apps to Patients

rxu_digital-medicine-toolkitOn Thursday, researchers in the Sinai App Lab at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed what’s called “RxUniverse,” the first enterprise-wide digital medicine care delivery system that lets physicians digitally prescribe “evidence-based mobile health applications” to patients at the point of care.

Why this offering and why now?

With countless mobile health apps available to consumers, there is no standardized method for providers to know which ones will clinically benefit their patients, and no way for them to share them with patients directly.

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