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2014-07-07 08:24:43

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellness Network, parent company of The Newborn Channel, today announced that Your NICU Baby, a new parent education resource for Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), earned four awards in various health and wellness categories in the 20(th) Annual Communicator Awards. The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of...

2014-06-26 16:25:11

CHOP Expert Leads Telemedicine Study Aimed at Improving Outcomes in Underserved Children PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trained non-physician evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens at a remote central reading center successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized medical evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of treatable blindness. Findings from a new multicenter study strengthen...

2014-06-23 23:01:44

With more women looking for low-intervention birthing options, Saint Luke's South Hospital's new midwifery care will help deliver the experience that moms want. Overland Park, Kan. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s Maternity Center recently expanded its services by adding the hospital’s first certified nurse midwife. Diane Utz, A.P.R.N., CNM, has previously worked as a doula, childbirth educator, and labor and delivery nurse. She will deliver babies at the...

2014-06-16 16:24:45

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-IV NICU HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital's neonatology program ranked #2 among all children's hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Texas Children's Newborn Center visit texaschildrens.org/newborn....

2014-06-10 13:53:17

Radiological Society of North America Babies born 32 to 36 weeks into gestation may have smaller brains and other brain abnormalities that could lead to long-term developmental problems, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Much of the existing knowledge on preterm birth and brain development has been drawn from studies of individuals born very preterm, or less than 32 weeks into gestation at birth. For the new study, researchers in Australia focused...

2014-06-04 20:22:01

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For Chief Nursing Officer Lori Armstrong the NICU is a special place. It's where she began her career 29 years ago and where she learned the skills she now uses as a leader for the nursing team of nearly 2,500. Armstrong, who joined Texas Children's a little more than two years ago, has already changed the face of nursing at the hospital through the reinvention of the nursing staff, advocating for more front-line managers, a reinvigorated...

2014-05-28 23:14:49

Medical Predictive Science Corporation has broadened its portfolio of life-saving neonatal monitors with HeRO Solo – a turnkey single patient HeRO monitor; HeRO monitors detect early signs of distress in NICU patients, commonly caused by infection and other potentially life-threatening illnesses. In the largest randomized controlled trial ever published among NICU patients, HeRO monitoring reduced mortality by 22%. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Medical Predictive Science...

2014-05-19 00:20:14

Launch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Ohio Research Collaborative to Learn Unknown Causes of Prematurity CINCINNATI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new program to support families with sick and premature babies hospitalized immediately after birth was unveiled at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) today. UCMC is a partner in the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center--Ohio Collaborative, a unique, team-based research initiative that brings together the brightest...

2014-05-15 23:07:04

LLUCH is the first hospital in the Inland Empire and only the fourth in California to offer Neuro NICU services. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) has opened a Neuro NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) offering specialized neurological services to babies. LLUCH is the first hospital in the Inland Empire and only the fourth in California to offer such services. “With the opening of the Neuro NICU at Loma Linda University Children’s...

2014-05-07 23:13:07

American Sentinel University will hold a fundraising initiative the month of May to honor the selfless work and commitment of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses at the Denver Health Medical Center in recognition of National Nurses Week May 6 – 12. For more information about American Sentinel University’s nursing programs, go to http://www.americansentinel.edu/nursing. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 American Sentinel University, an accredited online university, will hold a...


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