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2014-04-14 12:37:53

Foundation board celebrates $27.2 million raised during its first year and looks to build on that success in 2014 MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gill, Irvin Kessler and Charles J. Maxwell, Jr. to Children's Foundation board. In addition, Children's announced that Patrick G. Ryan and David Miller have chosen to renew their positions on the Foundation board for a second...

2014-04-10 16:24:43

Hospital photographers place first and fourth in national competition HOUSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to host the 2013-2014 Children's Hospital Association (CHA) Photo Exhibit, a biennial competition that celebrates its 20(th) anniversary this year. The national exhibit, which will be on display on the 4(th) floor of Texas Children's Pavilion for Women during the month of April, features photographs by Texas Children's Hospital...

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...

2014-04-07 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...


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