CHAMP helps Children's Mercy team monitor complex heart patients at home
Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program includes sending data directly to doctors and nurses by using an app
Now 11 months-old, Jace Vanderpool has a single ventricle heart defect. For a time every meal, every detail, was logged into the CHAMP app developed by a team at Children's Mercy.
The Ward Family Heart Center gives families a tablet and wifi connection to enable nearly instantaneous in-home monitoring.
"We get to see the cute part and we get to see the clinical part, we get to see everything," said Dr. Amy Lay.
The program is for babies born with single ventricle heart disease in the critical inter-stage period between their first and second stages of surgery.
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