Latest Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Stories

2014-02-27 23:04:25

Medical professionals from around the world gathered in Orlando, Fla. to present research updates, discuss patient management and advances in the field of cardiology from before birth through adulthood at Cardiology 2014 Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 An international group of more than 1000 medical experts gathered at the nation’s largest pediatric cardiology conference from Feb. 19-23 to discuss the latest innovations in detection and treatment of congenital heart disease...

2014-01-15 16:21:56

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital, with funding from Hyundai Hope on Wheels, is giving childhood cancer survivors the resources they need to live a healthy adult life. Through CancerLateFX, a free, personalized mobile app and website (www.CancerLateEffects.org), childhood cancer survivors can get educational information, tips, tools and resources to keep them informed and healthy throughout their adult lives. Each year, about 13,500 children in...

2014-01-13 08:28:30

Company Unveils Management Team and Recent Hospital Trials During OneMedForum ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the OneMedForum in San Francisco, Sensiotec, a wireless digital technology leader, announces the expansion of its executive leadership team and discusses successful trials of the company's flagship product, Virtual Medical Assistant(®) (VMA), with Tenet Healthcare and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Founded in 2008, Sensiotec is the pioneer in...

2014-01-08 08:27:53

On Pace to Exceed Goal of $100 Million by 2015 COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the sales leader for worksite/voluntary insurance in the United States and one of FORTUNE's 2013 World's Most Admired Companies, has surpassed the $87 million mark for funds raised to support the treatment and research of childhood cancer. The company, whose contributions are sustained in large part by thousands of independent agents who voluntarily donate more than $445,000 each month from...

2014-01-07 12:27:15

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to empower the private practice model, which studies have proven delivers the most efficient, compassionate and highest-quality care, 128 leading orthopaedic physicians have united to form The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics (The Centers). Encompassing 32 zip codes throughout Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, The Centers is the largest provider of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal care in the...

2013-10-10 23:02:28

Philanthropy critical to meeting immediate needs and funding “big ideas,” says Dr. Kurt Newman of Children’s National Health System Orlando (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Despite the challenges that hospitals and health systems face, children’s hospitals must continue to think big about what’s possible for kids, said Dr. Kurt D. Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Health System of Washington, D.C. Newman addressed more than 1,000 hospital leaders, corporate and media...

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