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2013-07-22 23:21:26

Jamie Culliton world champion pizza thrower of Grimaldi's Pizzeria performs for pediatric patients at St. Joseph's Hospital. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 A group of hospitalized children watched in amazement as award-winning pizzaiolo (pizza maker) Jamie Culliton of Grimaldi’s Pizzeria performed for them on July 15 in the lobby of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa. The two-time world champion pizza thrower tossed and twirled his way through the routines that have...

2013-07-11 12:27:59

Seasoned Non-Profit Executive Brings National Experience LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkCure!, an innovative, community-based non-profit that raises funds to accelerate collaborative research to cure cancer at City of Hope and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, announced today that it has appointed Joseph Fay as Executive Director, effective immediately. Mr. Fay will work closely with the ThinkCure! board of directors to realize its goal to help children and adults...

2013-07-10 12:27:44

AKRON, Ohio, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital has been named one of the country's "Most Wired" hospitals. This is the 15th anniversary of the healthcare industry's Most Wired Survey, which is conducted in cooperation with the American Hospital Association, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and others. From the survey, a national benchmarking report is created comparing each hospital's IT solutions against others. Those with...

2013-07-09 16:23:05

This generous gift will be used to expand the emergency center at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus HOUSTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL quarterback Matt Schaub and his wife Laurie presented a $250,000 donation, as part of a $1 million pledge, raised through their GR8 Hope Foundation, that will be used to expand the emergency center at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, Houston's first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children....

2013-07-02 08:26:26

CLEVELAND, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) and Parma Community General Hospital (Parma Hospital) have signed a letter of intent to officially explore an integration that will add Parma Hospital to the University Hospitals health system, officials announced Monday. "We completed a very comprehensive process to evaluate potential organizations that could best support our mission to provide the highest quality of personalized health care to our patients and the...

2013-07-01 08:27:08

All five Colloquium Charter Pediatric Hospitals ranked in top 50 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that five out of five Colloquium charter pediatric hospitals were ranked in the top 50 for cardiology and heart surgery in the U.S. News ratings of 179 pediatric hospitals. Three Colloquium charter pediatric hospitals ranked in the top five slots: Ranked 2(nd) - The Children's...

2013-06-27 16:25:53

TAMPA, Fla., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the Vidal-Velasquez family from Tampa joined dozens of other families from across the United States on Capitol Hill to share their story of heartache and hope to help Congress understand the importance of protecting pediatric care. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/DC40033) Four-year-old Jaden Vidal Velasquez was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, a congenital heart defect in which the left...

2013-06-26 08:32:13

MILWAUKEE, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin announced today it has been awarded a $10 million gift from the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.) to support and continue to improve the survivorship and quality of life of children with cancer and blood disorders through excellence of care, research and education. The gift is the largest single gift the MACC Fund has made to a hospital. (Logo:...

2013-06-25 16:26:25

Domino's Pizza stores to raise dough for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Participating Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) stores in Pittsburgh are raising dough for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation during its first-ever fundraising program to benefit the Free Care Fund at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Carryout customers will be asked to add a dollar or two to their pizza order and be given a butterfly icon to...

2013-06-21 08:24:49

CLEVELAND, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) and EMH Healthcare (EMH) have signed a letter of intent to officially explore an integration that will add EMH to the University Hospitals health system, officials announced Thursday. "At the forefront of this discussion is how to best serve the health care needs of our communities," said Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH's Chief Executive Officer. "Our focus will be on the benefits that patients will see through this...