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Children’s National offers app to help families cope with autism

May 11, 2018

Children’s National Health System, a pediatric academic health system, is working with patient engagement vendor GetWellNetwork to develop a mobile app for families facing a new diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder for a loved one.

“Our families have told us that the days and weeks after a new diagnosis can be one of the most challenging and overwhelming times they’ve ever experienced,” says Kathleen Chavanu Gorman, executive vice president of patient care services and chief operating officer at the hospital.

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