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2011-10-16 21:44:46

When children are facing a life-threatening illness, bringing in palliative medicine specialists can help both the child and family improve the child's quality of life, for however long he or she lives.

2011-10-14 10:19:21

Pediatric patients, primarily those who are underinsured (either without insurance or receiving Medicaid), are increasingly receiving psychiatric care in hospital emergency departments (EDs).

2011-08-01 13:16:00

Editor at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Draws on Scores of Practicing Surgeons for a Comprehensive Resource PHILADELPHIA, Aug.

2011-07-27 13:00:00

2011 Hospital Ratings Will Include Magnet® Status for the First Time WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of a growing body of studies highlighting the key role nurses' play in patient safety, The Leapfrog Group announced they will publicly report on hospitals that have demonstrated nursing excellence on Leapfrog's annual hospital survey.

2011-07-12 15:57:00

AKRON, Ohio, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teens suffering from tachycardia, or rapid heart rate, have relied on medication to regulate their heart rhythms and control symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness and fainting spells.

2011-07-12 00:00:54

With 650 pediatric specialists under one roof, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital opens its doors as South Florida's newest, freestanding children's hospital with a unique “Power of Play” theme, a room service only menu, and other amenities inspired by kids. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 In its 19-year history, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has earned the distinction of being the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties, and...

2011-06-22 09:44:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the intent to create a healthier community and lessen the burden of disease in Akron, the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) has launched its Accountable Care Community initiative at the conference "Healthier by Design: Creating Accountable Care Communities" held today.

2011-06-20 07:30:00

PHOENIX, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Arizona facing its share of tragedies lately - economically, politically and most recently the wildfires which have impacted thousands of residents - the community has found comfort in rallying together to celebrate the grand opening of the new Phoenix Children's Hospital.

2011-06-16 08:55:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders within the U.S. biomedical device industry unveiled today a national strategy to apply "Value-driven Engineering" (VdE) to enhance the development of devices with great clinical utility, quality and cost efficiency and reduced complexity.

2011-05-18 15:42:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital has announced the opening of its new Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center, the region's only dedicated expressive therapy facility designed for patients, families, staff and the community to receive holistic healing through the arts. The 3,000-square-foot, $1.8 million facility is housed in a large, colorful, sky-lit space and allows children to use various forms of art to deal with illness, cope with emotions and...


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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