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Nemours Children's Center for Health Care Delivery Science (CHDS) studies the many influences that can affect the outcomes, quality, cost, safety and value of children’s health care. Our goal is to build a strong base of scientific evidence about how health care can best be delivered so that children get exactly the care they need, right when they need it — and families feel that they have had an active role in that care.

We can achieve real gains in children’s health by learning how existing or new treatments can be selected and delivered efficiently to improve access, children’s outcomes and family satisfaction.

What We Can Offer

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If you are a researcher, the Center for Health Care Delivery Science (CHDS) can offer you a wide range of assistance:

  • Mentoring and career development toward a goal of earning external funding for your CHDS work
  • Locating sources of funding for your CHDS research
  • Helping you plan for the collection of preliminary data that could strengthen your CHDS grant applications
  • Developing statistical analysis plans for your CHDS studies
  • Consultation in preparing and refining your CHDS grant applications so they meet the Methodology Standards of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute
  • Assisting with queries to the Nemours Data Warehouse, either for research or for determining feasibility of research ideas
  • Helping you find databases and patient registries that may provide opportunities for CHDS research in your field of interest 
  • Connecting you with experts at Nemours and elsewhere with research interests similar to yours
  • Connecting CHDS researchers elsewhere with the right people at Nemours
  • Consultation in writing journal articles that report the results of your research

Research Stories

Research Studies

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With active labs in the Delaware Valley and Florida, we’re always seeking new research partners to collaborate with. Join us.

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