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2014-09-04 23:00:36

Family honors daughter and Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month with series of events to raise awareness Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Cancer is one of the leading killers of children in America, but funding for pediatric cancer research has lagged in recent years. More than 20 percent of pediatric cancer victims do not survive, and they would benefit from more research. September is designated as Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of this month and their...

2013-11-06 23:02:59

Solstice Medical, LLC (Solstice), a leading provider of advanced surgical supply chain (SSC) software solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that Indiana University Health (IU Health) is expanding the rollout of its OR1™ Surgical Inventory Management Solution and the Dock-to-Doc® enterprise SSC platform statewide throughout their health system. Columbia City, IN (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Indiana Health Selects Solstice Medical Platform To Expand Its Integrated...

2013-07-30 23:23:14

Richard Childress visited Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma celebrated its fifth anniversary with a visit by NASCAR team owner Richard Childress to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Ind. on July 25. Childress and his wife Judy established the Institute in 2008 to help save the lives of injured children across the U.S. by...

2013-01-15 23:00:03

Dr. McMullen serves as the Medical Director and a Radiation Oncologist for Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center in Bloomington, Indiana Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 The Pediatric Proton Foundation today announced that Dr. Kevin McMullen was appointed to the Board of Directors effective January 2, 2013. This appointment will bring the total number of board members to eight until the Foundation´s next Annual Meeting to be held in conjunction with the...

2010-04-25 08:41:22

Structural and functional congenital cardiovascular abnormalities present at birth are the leading source of all congenital defects encountered in live births. Nearly half a million children in the United States have structural heart problems ranging in severity from relatively simple issues, such as small holes between chambers of the heart, to very severe malformations, including complete absence of one or more chambers or valves. The April issue of the journal Pediatric Cardiology focuses...

2010-03-08 14:50:00

INDIANAPOLIS "“ The gene for a newly recognized disease has been identified thanks to the determination of an Amish father and the clinical skills and persistence of Indiana University and Riley Hospital for Children physicians in collaboration with physicians and researchers at the Clinic for Special Children in Lancaster County, Penn., which specializes in disorders of the Amish. The identification of the new multisystem autoimmune disorder and the recessive gene that causes it have...

2009-10-01 05:00:00

MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Watch4net's Testimonial Challenge "Current economic conditions are affecting healthcare providers in terms of limited personnel and budget constraints," said Bob Swann, Executive Director, IT Operations, Clarian Health. An industry typically marked by growth is starting to feel the effects of the economic slowdown. Senior level executives are being tasked to run leaner organizations with fewer resources and still maintain a premier level of patient...

2009-07-13 13:40:00

A new study by researchers from the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University School of Medicine published online July 13, 2009 in the journal Pediatrics reports that the parents of children with special health care needs are doing a good job with the selection of the appropriate child car seat but still need help in using it correctly.The study, one of the first to look at how children with special needs are transported by their parents and to compare...

2009-07-10 20:31:09

An abnormality in the major pumping chamber of the heart in children often leads to heart failure, researchers reported at a symposium in Indianapolis. Symposium organizer Loren Field, director of the Riley Heart Research Center, part of Riley Hospital and the University of Indianapolis, urged participants to focus on diagnosis and treatment of the abnormality. A wide spectrum of congenital and acquired cardiac injuries can give rise to childhood heart failure, Field said in a statement. To...


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