App aims to help doctors monitor young patients’ hearts

January 27, 2015 10:00 AM

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Doctors at Children’s Mercy Hospital are keeping tabs on their some of their sickest patients with the help of an app they developed to monitor their hearts.

With 3,000 children in the U.S. suffering from a single-ventricle heart defect, which requires several surgeries to repair, the Kansas City hospital’s staff has turned to an app called “CHAMP,” which stands for cardiac high-acuity monitoring program.

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