Microsoft Technology Saving Babies' Lives at Seattle Hospital
Babies born with certain types of heart disease need multiple surgeries and constant monitoring to survive. With the help of a new app, a Microsoft Surface 3 and the Microsoft cloud, those babies seeking care at Seattle Children's Hospital now have a better chance of survival. Seattle Children's began the program called Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program (CHAMP) in January. Already, 16 children all over the Pacific Northwest have participated in the program, said Dr. Matthew Files, pediatric cardiologist at Seattle Children's.
About Seattle Children’s
Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.
Ranked as one of the top five children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research.
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