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Proband - Pedigrees Made Simple

By The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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PROBAND enables genetic counselors, geneticists, and researchers to effortlessly create family pedigrees on the iPad. Designed for use at the point of interview, PROBAND uses a simple, gesture-based interface to make drawing pedigrees as efficient as drawing on paper. With PROBAND, you can quickly create even the most complex family pedigrees simply and easily using the entire standard nomenclature.

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Proband is available at a reduced introductory price for a limited time only.

•Counselor can interact directly with the individual and quickly capture family history
•Depicts all family relationships: parents, siblings, twins, half-siblings, donors, and surrogates
•Uses standard healthcare vocabularies (ICD-10-CM, HPO), free text
•Intelligent use of multi-touch gestures and context-aware interface elements make editing efficient and easy, even for complex tasks
•Supports standard pedigree symbol partitions
•Exports to PDF and PNG for sharing annotated diagrams and for inclusion in other forums such as electronic health records
•Tracks disease history through families with affected quadrants
•Robust undo and edit allows flexibility during dynamic interview sessions
•Capture any level of detail, without the space limitations imposed by paper
•Stores information in a structured format for use by other software, computing systems, and clinical decision support algorithms

•ICD-10-CM and Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) disease annotations
•Multiple relationships per person
•Surrogates and donors
•Half Siblings
•Fraternal and Identical Twins
•Free-text annotations
•All data is stored locally on the iPad
•High quality PDF/PNG export

This application is one example of the many ways in which CBMi helps transform clinical care and research at our institution and across the industry.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a non-profit entity as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 460-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit

About The Center for Biomedical Informatics: The Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMi) resides in The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute as the home for development of innovative solutions to healthcare's immediate and long-term informatics needs. We provide informatics-focused services, products, and educational programs to Children's Hospital clinicians and researchers and seek to transform their craft with high-impact, low-cost solutions. For more information, visit

What's New in Version 1.14.0

Automatically check store for updates.
Add Proband version to exported Proband files.

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Proband - Pedigrees Made Simple
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  • Free
  • Category: Medical
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  • Version: 1.14.0
  • Size: 7.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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