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2011-05-02 16:54:00

Federal budget cuts threaten training program necessary to fill growing specialist gap, meet increasing patient need BOSTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Washington looks for ways to trim budget costs, one of the programs facing continued threats of cuts or elimination is the Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Program, a program administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that provides federal funds to freestanding children's...

2011-04-19 09:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knotice, the leading provider of direct digital marketing software and services, today announces that Akron Children's Hospital has selected Knotice's Concentri® EmailPlus to boost the efficiency and effectiveness of its email marketing. "Our patients and the community depend on us for a variety of healthcare information, and Knotice helps us make sure they receive the information they want in a timely manner," said Andrea...

2011-04-15 09:35:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a growing initiative to offer parents practical strategies and perspectives on everyday parenting issues, Akron Children's Hospital of Akron, Ohio, announces the launch of its 60-Second Positive Parenting(TM) video series. Hosted by child psychologist Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of Akron Children's Parenting and Family Support Services, the new 60-second segments premiere every Wednesday and feature topics ranging from management of...

2011-03-23 10:39:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital launched its first mobile app, Care4Kids, in March. Developed especially for parents, Care4Kids is currently available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It will be available for the Android in May. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/CL70307 ) In addition to general health and hospital information, Care4Kids lets parents store their family's medical history, including insurance and provider...

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Creating high impact photographic workshops for professional photographers! Akron, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 "I was frustrated that so many major photographic programs always seemed to take place outside of Ohio! So, I just decided to launch my own series!" commented photo industry executive Skip Cohen. With Photoshop Hall of Famer, Eddie Tapp and Graphic Authority spokesperson, Judy Host, coming up April 11 and 12, the Akron Photo Series has established a unique presence for...

2011-03-15 15:26:00

Propose new industry-government group to help maintain quality of healthcare while restraining costs Medical device conference led by academic, industry and private sector leaders committed to a national strategy WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from industry, academia and the public and private sectors have called for the creation of a public-private coalition as part of a roadmap for the biomedical sector and to retain the United States' lead in medical...

2011-03-07 17:01:00

New pediatric emergency center, hospital services and outpatient clinic to serve one of nation's fastest-growing pediatric populations HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital today announced the opening of West Campus, its first suburban hospital, located at I-10 and Barker Cypress in Houston, Texas. Designed, equipped and staffed exclusively for children, the 515,000 square-foot Texas Children's Hospital West Campus offers both inpatient and...

2011-02-09 13:26:00

DETROIT, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year at the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan, nearly 500 children were treated and admitted for burn injuries. As a result of the spectrum of quality care provided to burn patients from the pre-hospital phase through the rehabilitation process and having met rigorous standards for specific criteria set by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the Committee on Trauma of the American Colleges of Surgeons (ACS), the DMC Children's...

2011-01-26 15:14:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital has received $1.2 million to create an endowed chair for its pediatric palliative care services. As the founder and medical director of the Akron Children's Hospital's Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center, Sarah Friebert, M.D. will be the first chair holder, and the chair will be named in her honor. Made possible by donations from the Haslinger Family Foundation and other leadership gifts, the Sarah...

2011-01-26 14:06:16

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study finds ACS NSQIP Pediatric will help hospitals identify reasons for complications and implement quality improvement efforts A first of its kind surgical quality improvement program for children has the potential to identify outcomes of children's surgical care that can be targeted for quality improvement efforts to prevent complications and save lives. The results of a study of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality...


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