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2014-04-28 16:30:26

Pediatric patients of all ages celebrate an important rite of passage that every teen should have, no matter how sick. TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital hosted prom night for pediatric patients who were unable to attend their own dance due to hospitalization or who, due to chronic or life-threatening conditions, may never get the opportunity. On Friday, April 25, 2014, more than 50 patients dressed up in fancy gowns and handsome...

2014-04-28 08:33:18

Guidelines call for more research to ensure urgent care is effective for children KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued an updated policy statement making recommendations and highlighting gaps in knowledge about the treatment of children in urgent care centers. Led by Gregory Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief of the Division of Emergency and Urgent Care at Children's Mercy Hospital, the AAP Committee on Pediatric Emergency...

2014-04-23 12:32:46

Clockwork Home Services becomes the first home services company to partner with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, takes innovative approach to raising money for children ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you leverage the power and the reach of the largest home services provider in North America to help tiny babies and children in hospitals? For Clockwork Home Services it comes down to a very local approach....

2014-04-23 08:33:12

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) and Mountain States Health Alliance today announced they have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to own and operate the James H. & Cecile C. Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. The freestanding 26-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will provide comprehensive physical rehabilitation to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain and...

2014-04-21 23:03:38

Organizations to implement one of three programs designed to help people affected by cancer. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Today, the LIVESTRONG Foundation announced the recipients of its Community Impact Project, a program that will distribute more than $1 million in addition to tools and resources to bring three proven cancer support programs to 39 sites across the U.S. “More than 100,000 passionate cancer advocates voted to immediately provide critical support to people...

2014-04-14 12:35:42

The James M. Cox Foundation awards UF Health Shands Children's Hospital $100,000 to fund expansion of the neonatal intensive care unit. GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UF Health Shands Children's Hospital received a $100,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation to support the expansion of the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit. Construction is slated to begin in May and will be complete in one year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72976 The...

2014-04-08 08:32:59

Children's signature event has raised more than $17 million since its inception in 1992 MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,100 people filled The Historic Milwaukee Road Depot on Saturday, April 5 and raised more than $2 million for Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's fetal care program. The Midwest Fetal Care Center, a collaboration of Children's and Abbott Northwestern, is the only fetal care program of its kind in the Upper Midwest that treats...

2014-04-08 08:28:39

Recommendations emphasize advances in treatment since original publication 10 years ago KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with more than a decade's worth of new research and data, Bradley Warady, MD, a physician at Children's Mercy Hospital, led efforts to update the "Optimal Care of the Infant, Child, and Adolescent on Dialysis" recommendations for providing care to pediatric dialysis patients. The recommendations were published online by the American Journal of...

2014-04-07 08:23:48

These forward-thinking hospitals are ahead of the curve when it comes to reducing their carbon footprints HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released article reveals many of the greatest achievements in environmentally friendly construction in the health industry. The article celebrates the 30 most environmentally friendly hospitals in the world. Each hospital was selected based on criteria including certifications from environmental bodies, recycling efforts, green...

2014-04-02 23:04:21

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's unique new Young Adult Hip Preservation Program is designed to preserve, adjust or restore natural hip function and allow adolescents and young adults to resume their busy lifestyles. PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) launched a new Young Adult Hip Preservation Program, a unique program specifically for young adults with complex hip disorders. Unlike most programs at CHOP — which are...


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