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2010-05-12 09:42:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara DeBenham Meeks RN, MSN, MBA, has been tapped for the newly created leadership position of Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) of Nemours Children's Hospital (NCH), the integrated pediatric facility under construction at the Lake Nona Medical Campus near Orlando, Fla. Prior to joining Nemours, Meeks served as Vice President of Pediatric Patient Care Services for Medical College of Georgia Health (MCGHealth), Inc. in Augusta, Ga.. "We are confident...

2010-03-25 08:12:00

$50 million gift to help fund $120 million expansion project NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced that the Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation has pledged $50 million for pediatric care provided at the campuses of Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY, and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY. North Shore-LIJ's pediatric hospital, formerly known as Schneider Children's...

2010-02-25 14:44:00

DENVER, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Leonard, MD, pediatric cardiac surgeon at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, is among the first in the country to achieve certification in the new subspecialty Congenital Cardiac Surgery designated by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100225/LA61155LOGO) He has been certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and now adds the Congenital Cardiac...

2009-12-08 12:17:00

DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas based moving company, All My Sons Moving and Storage will deliver toys to the kids of Children's Medical Center just in time for the holidays. "This season is about giving and our movers across the country came together to deliver a gift and a smile to a child," shared Ormando Gomez, an All My Sons Moving representative. All My Sons Moving began the toy drive in late September with all of its 38 offices. The drive was designed to replenish...

2009-11-04 14:50:00

DALLAS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With the likes of William Joyce and Tim Burton, the World famous Storyopolis art collection, has moved from Los Angeles to The 4th Wall Gallery in Uptown Dallas. Matthew and Kristine Abramowitz's new gallery is rocking the Texas landscape since its grand opening this past May 2009. The 4th Wall Gallery and its website www.the4thwallgallery.net is the now the venue for the Storyopolis art collection and more. The Storyopolis LA store will continue to carry a...

2009-11-02 11:19:00

DALLAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The multitalented Selena Gomez, recording artist and star of Disney's hit show Wizards of Waverly Place, will visit her hometown to make a guest appearance in the 21st annual Capital One Bank Adolphus Children's Parade. The Parade, scheduled for Saturday, December 5, takes place in downtown Dallas. "It's always great to come home and visit family and friends, but coming home to be a part of the Capital One Bank Adolphus Children's Parade makes my visit extra...

2009-10-12 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NACHRI 2009 Annual Meeting (Booth #302) - GetWellNetwork, Inc., today introduced GetWell Town(TM), the industry's first and only Interactive Patient Care system designed specifically for pediatric patients. This new version of the GetWellNetwork system helps children's hospitals actively engage pediatric patients and their families in the care process while addressing the unique needs of children, parents and hospital staff at the bedside. The...

2009-09-30 15:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Sleep Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas recently received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The center at Baylor Dallas is one of only two dozen accredited centers in North Texas. "Accreditation provides formal recognition of our commitment to quality scientific research and care for patients suffering from sleep disorders," said David L. Luterman, M.D., sleep medicine physician and pulmonologist...

2009-06-18 11:54:00

DALLAS, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center is one of only 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation named to the Honor Roll in this year's U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Children's Hospitals survey. Of the more than 215 hospitals that serve children, 56 were ranked, and only an elite 10 are ranked in all 10 specialties, placing them on the coveted Honor Roll. The specific service lines surveyed included cancer, diabetes and endocrine disorders, digestive disorders,...

2009-04-22 08:00:00

Six Flags Parks to hold second annual Walk-a-thon event THIS SUMMER NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Friends, the philanthropic arm of Six Flags, and Cure Kids Cancer have teamed up once again to raise awareness and funding for pediatric cancers through its "A Walk In The Park" program. This unique walk-a-thon event will take place at all domestic Six Flags properties April 26 through July 26 offering local neighborhoods a distinct, interactive setting to participate in a global...