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2010-11-22 09:57:00

DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 4, 19 Recordings/Jive Records recording artist David Archuleta will take part in a 22-year Dallas tradition, the Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade, presented by Capital One Bank. Archuleta will contribute to the magic of the parade by singing a special number while riding on a 'Sounds of the Season' float. On December 3, Archuleta will also perform a special holiday concert at the Majestic Theater in Dallas presented by 103.7 Lite...

2010-11-09 16:43:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark A. Wallace, president and chief executive officer of Texas Children's Hospital, received the 2010 Texas Pediatric Society (TPS) Distinguished Service Award on Nov. 6 at their annual meeting awards luncheon in San Antonio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/DC98514) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101109/DC98514) "We are very pleased to present this award to Mark A. Wallace," said Dr. Richard Lampe,...

2010-08-13 11:12:00

DALLAS, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UT System Board of Regents gave its approval on Aug. 12 to plans for a new state-of-the-art University Hospital at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. The project now will go to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for its review and final approval. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100813/DC50311) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100813/DC50311) As planned, the new hospital will replace University...

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...


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