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Tool cuts wait times at pediatric hospital’s after-hours clinics

Parents looking to bring sick children to one of five pediatric after-hours clinics run by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are leveraging online scheduling to avoid long waits. In fact, the software has cut in half the waiting times at Children’s Hospital’s five after-hours locations. The tool, called Skip the Wait from patient… Read More »

Treprostinil May Have Antithrombotic Effect in Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

January 09, 2019 Share this content: Compared with healthy controls, all circulating platelet microvesicle subpopulations were significantly higher in untreated patients with PAH. In patients with pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), treatment with treprostinil has demonstrated potential antithrombotic mechanisms of action, including the ability to inhibit circulating platelet microvesicles, according to the results of a… Read More »

Sprycel (dasatinib) Tablets Now Approved in Combination with Chemotherapy in Certain Pediatric Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel ® (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of pediatric patients one year of age and older with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in combination with chemotherapy.1 Sprycel… Read More »