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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...

2014-03-19 08:28:47

With Texas leading the nation in the number of snake bites,Texas Children's is now home to the only board-certified medical toxicologist in the city HOUSTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Spencer Greene, the only board-certified medical toxicologist in Houston. Greene recently joined the medical staff at Texas Children's as a consulting medical toxicologist and will continue his roles as director of medical...

2014-03-11 16:26:23

HOUSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital, ranked 4(th) nationally among children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in 2013, is the latest hospital to install a ReadyCam© on-site studio, allowing doctors, nurses, scientists, researchers and patient families to appear live on broadcast news programs. Nationally recognized experts in children's and women's health will now be available 24/7 to report and comment on breaking health care news...

2014-02-28 16:23:48

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Health Plan--The Center for Children and Women has been selected for the Pregnancy Medical Home Pilot program. The program will provide maternity care management to women who receive medical care through Medicaid. Its goal is to reduce poor birth outcomes such as premature birth and low birth weight. The pilot program in Harris County, Texas was created through the Texas House Bill 1605, authored by Texas State...

2014-02-25 08:33:09

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, Feb. 7, Texas Children's Hospital West Campus was awarded the top honor at the Houston West Chamber of Commerce's 16(th) Annual Economic Development Summit and Star Awards. Michelle Riley-Brown, president of Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, accepted the 2014 Pillar Award which recognizes a business or organization that consistently and tirelessly supports the business community, exemplifies the determined spirit of the...

2014-02-17 12:23:47

Chief of Cardiology at Texas Children's Hospital will present the 12th Annual William J. Rashkind Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Cardiology HOUSTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Daniel J. Penny, chief of cardiology at Texas Children's Hospital and section head and professor of pediatrics-cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, will present the 12(th) Annual William J. Rashkind Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Cardiology at Cardiology 2014, the 17(th) Annual Update on Pediatric...

2014-02-16 20:20:13

Proceeds from University of Louisville Championship Floor Sale LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, an official corporate partner of the NCAA(®), made a donation today of $250,000 to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky during the University of Louisville basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center. The money represents the proceeds to date from the sale of souvenir pieces of the floor on which the University of Louisville men's basketball...

2014-02-10 08:27:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influential nursing career and education web site TopRNtoBSN.com (www.toprntobsn.com) has published a list of the 30 Most Nurse-Friendly Hospitals in the United States. The list names hospitals in the U.S. that have demonstrated a high valuation of their nursing staff, provide employees with a host of benefits, support teams and outstanding work environments, all designed to welcome fresh personnel and make them feel valued. The list can be...

2014-02-06 12:28:06

Best Practices Shed Light on How to Help Moms Provide Breastmilk to Premature Babies MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the winning neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for their compelling breastmilk programs helping to improve infant health by facilitating and increasing human milk consumption in the NICU. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., was recognized as the first place winner, and the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals Case...

2014-01-31 23:02:45

Donors come together to grant Hollywood themed quinceañera for Frida Lagunas. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Quinceanera.com held a special celebration at the hospital for cancer survivor Frida Lagunas on Saturday, January 25th and turned Frida’s dream into a reality by celebrating her fifteenth birthday with a Hollywood themed quinceañera. Frida was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of twelve and was able to...


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