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Latest Children's Hospital Colorado Stories

2013-06-03 12:28:39

Customers Have Exclusive Access to Specially-Designed Kellogg's Products SALISBURY, N.C., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Lion will kick off its Children's Miracle Network Hospital's® Miracle Summer Balloon Campaign, Wednesday, June 5 to support local children and their families receiving medical care from 27 children's hospitals throughout the company's operating area. The three-week campaign allows customers to donate $1 at the register, in exchange for Miracle Balloon....

2013-06-03 12:27:49

First pediatric-only hospital in Minnesota to be recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children MINNEAPOLIS, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has received verification by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and designation from the State of Minnesota Department of Health as a Level I pediatric trauma center at its Minneapolis campus, the highest verification offered by the...

2013-05-30 16:26:04

Laurel Edinburgh named Minnesota Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year; Maria Christu and Jeff Weness receive business industry recognition MINNEAPOLIS, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced that three of its leaders have been recognized by professional organizations and business publications for their leadership and professional contributions. Laurel Edinburgh, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Children's, was named Pediatric...

2013-05-28 16:24:54

ORLANDO, Fla., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 19, Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) hosted its 16(th) Annual Caring Classic corporate charity golf tournament, raising a net donation of more than $170,000 for Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. This represents a cumulative total of nearly $1.8 million in funds raised since the tournament's inception that directly benefit the young patients of Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Winnie Palmer Hospital...

2013-05-23 16:26:29

Region-wide grilling event held June 8 at Ace Hardware stores across Colorado, Wyoming & New Mexico DENVER, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's most celebrated "helpful place" is gearing up to help the community with the fifth annual Grill Your Ace Off grilling competition and fundraiser benefitting Children's Hospital Colorado. Local chefs will face off in grilling competitions at Ace Hardware stores across Colorado on June 8 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for a chance to win...

2013-05-17 12:23:43

FOUNDER OF PEDIATRIC CANCER CHARITY AVAILABLE TO ADDRESS THE PREVALENCE OF THE LEADING CANCER KILLER AMONG CHILDREN OCEANPORT, N.J., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. In the U.S. alone, 700,000 people are living with a brain tumor diagnosis. Of this number, approximately 28,000 were children. The number of new cases of pediatric brain tumors for 2013 ?is estimated at approximately 4,671 (or 12.8 each day). Five-year survival rate...

2013-05-17 08:22:52

South Miami Hospital Shows Greatest Improvement In Nationwide Hospital Review SOUTH MIAMI, Fla., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Larkin Community Hospital (LCH), one of Florida's twelve statutory teaching hospitals and the largest osteopathic teaching hospital in the nation, was named one of the safest hospitals for patients by The Leapfrog Group. The South Miami healthcare provider achieved an A in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which is the gold standard for comparing the performance...

2013-05-14 23:27:51

Leading Pediatric Hospital Implements iPhone Solution Hospital-wide Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 One of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country has chosen Voalte One to help its nurses improve hospital communication and patient care. Voalte, makers of an innovative smartphone solution for clinical communication, announced it was selected by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children´s Hospital of Chicago as its provider of choice. Lurie Children´s is implementing the Voalte...

2013-05-08 16:26:40

HOUSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe was recently awarded Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This prestigious and recognizable distinction celebrates patient care organizations which have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving quality care for their patients. Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe is the first and only patient care organization in Houston to...

2013-05-08 00:21:54

CINCINNATI, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study shows that pediatric nurse staffing ratios are significantly associated with hospital readmission for children with common medical and surgical conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The study, led by a nurse scientist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, is believed to be the first to examine the extent to which hospital nurse staffing levels are related to pediatric...