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Grand Rounds: Try it, you may like it: Clinical decision support tools

May 12, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, Minneapolis

This week's grand rounds will feature:

Children’s Minnesota uses telemedicine for child abuse detection

The Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center at Children’s Minnesota is using telemedicine to help identify victims of child abuse and neglect.

Grand Rounds: There’s an app for that: Clinical innovation at Children’s

Mar 31, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, Minneapolis

This week's grand rounds will feature:

Broadening the productivity spectrum with middleware

Kerstin Halverson describes her work as a point-of-care coordinator at Children’s Minnesota and discusses the importance of middleware in managing clinical operations.

Hospital’s mHealth Project Finds Value in Fitbit Data

Dr. Laura Gandrud, pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Minnesota, was interviewed by mHealth Intelligence about Children’s Minnesota’s type 1 diabetes pilot program that uses Fitbits to collect patient data.

Geek Squad provides technology support for patients, families

Best Buy has run its Geek Squad precincts at Children's – Minneapolis since 2009 and Children's – St. Paul since 2013.

After summer off, Gavin faces next challenge with a smile

Gavin Pierson, 8, of Ramsey, Minn., underwent a third Visualase laser treatment for his brain tumor Oct. 23.

Related image for article, Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.

Related image for article, Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

A recent MRI scan showed 8-year-old Gavin Pierson's formerly peach-sized tumor has shrunk significantly.

Related image for article, Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.