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2011-08-01 07:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, sick children fight for life at Children's Medical Center (www.childrens.com). At their bedsides are some of the world's best surgeons, determined to do everything in their power to help them. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/childrens/51372/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/MM42811 ) Beginning Aug. 3, "Children's Med Dallas," a five-part TV documentary...

2011-07-27 13:00:00

2011 Hospital Ratings Will Include Magnet® Status for the First Time WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of a growing body of studies highlighting the key role nurses' play in patient safety, The Leapfrog Group announced they will publicly report on hospitals that have demonstrated nursing excellence on Leapfrog's annual hospital survey. Making the announcement at AARP's Champion Nursing Council and Coalition Meeting in Washington, D.C.,...

2011-07-20 12:25:00

DALLAS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center's focus on safety and quality of care for its patients has earned its University Hospitals & Clinics a place on the annual "Most Wired" list by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. "This recognition from the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association is the latest acknowledgement of UT Southwestern's leadership in using information technology to provide better patient care," said Dr....

2011-07-12 13:31:00

-The 20-year affiliation aims to enhance access for families in Central Texas and across the state to leading edge pediatric care close to home -Joint focus on shared programs will yield more specialized pediatric services in regions with diverse and growing needs throughout the state of Texas -Partnership will enhance current programs in academic medical research, health professional education, clinical training, and health outreach with a focus on improved outcomes and care for a...

2011-05-17 17:16:00

DALLAS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center www.childrens.com has again been named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report in the new 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals and ranked in the top 10 in the nation in 3 areas - Orthopedics, Nephrology and Urology. The rankings will be published today 10 a.m. ET on www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals, and will also appear in the Best Hospitals print guide published by U.S. News,...

2011-05-16 15:30:00

DALLAS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plano-based Alliance Data (NYSE: ADS) has extended its commitment to support Children's Medical Center through a four-year, $600,000 contribution. The donation, which will bring the company's cumulative donations to more than $1 million, will support the continued growth of the Children's at Legacy campus as hospital needs dictate, and through community events like the Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade and the Red Balloon Run & Relay....

2011-03-15 09:15:00

DALLAS, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center Dallas (Children's) http://childrens.com is launching a critical stroke initiative to diagnose and treat strokes in children. Pediatric strokes is a little-known condition that occurs as often as leukemia and brain tumors but often is not recognized by parents or physicians, despite the serious short- and long-term health consequences. As part of this effort, Children's will be one of four research sites in North America...

2011-02-16 08:15:00

DALLAS, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center Dallas (Children's) http://childrens.com is launching a critical stroke initiative to diagnose and treat strokes in children. Pediatric strokes is a little-known condition that occurs as often as leukemia and brain tumors but often is not recognized by parents or physicians, despite the serious short- and long-term health consequences. As part of this effort, Children's will be one of four research sites in North America...

2011-02-08 14:30:00

DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that more than 60 nonprofit hospitals and charities from across the nation will be participants in its Medical Transportation Grant Program this year. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin near Milwaukee is one of those recipients. Southwest has nearly doubled the grant program's 2011 budget with hopes of assisting more than 5,500 patients and family members with their medical-related travel needs. Through the...

2010-12-04 10:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning recordings/Jive Records recording artist David Archuleta will kick off the holiday season in Dallas by taking part in a 22-year tradition, the Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade. Archuleta will contribute to the magic of the parade by singing a special number while riding on the 'Sounds of the Season' float. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101204/DA12228 ) The Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade, presented by...


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