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2012-08-06 10:24:01

Arlington-Based Hospital Works to Enhance Neonatal Care in Northern Virginia ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Hospital Center and Children's National Medical Center have entered into a three-year agreement that will enhance specialty neonatology care in Northern Virginia. The collaboration will result in Children's managing Virginia Hospital Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), effective August 15, 2012. "We are thrilled to be joining...

2012-07-25 10:24:14

--Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Researchers Review Medical Outcomes in Three States-- PHILADELPHIA, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Premature babies are more likely to survive when they are born in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in hospitals without such facilities, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously reported. The likelihood that an extremely premature baby will survive if born in a high-technology, high-volume hospital unit was...

2012-07-24 06:26:25

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-3 NICU HOUSTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology among pediatric hospitals in U.S.News & World Report's 2012-13 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. By continuing to improve outcomes, substantially improving survival rates and keeping a strong focus on research and preventing complications associated with prematurity, Texas...

2012-06-26 06:23:36

MCHENRY, Ill., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela, Inc., today announced a partnership with King West Pictures and the Northwest Mothers Milk Bank (NWMMB) to increase awareness of human milk banks and the value of breastmilk feeding, especially for preterm babies. The collaborators will launch the film screening series this summer to showcase families helping to provide the life-saving benefits of breastmilk including to preterm babies in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). On Wednesday,...

2012-06-20 02:26:45

ORLANDO, Fla., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) continues its rebirth as a stand-alone, publicly-traded company, it proudly announces a new charitable initiative that will focus its Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising efforts towards the expansion of The Alexander Center for Neonatology (NICU) at the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Over the next five years, the company has committed to raise more than $1...

2012-06-18 18:20:40

March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance Working to Give More Babies Healthy Start in Life WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance is asking everyone to wear purple to show support for healthy babies and the 7th annual Farmers Be a Hero for Babies Day on Thursday, June 21st. Farmers Insurance, which has raised more than $40 million in its 25-plus year partnership with the March of Dimes, began Be A Hero for Babies Day in 2006...

2012-06-13 02:27:20

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) announced today that a clinical case study prepared by clinicians from Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I. showed that a collaboratively-developed custom IV system featuring the MicroClave® needlefree neutral displacement connector helped reduce NICU infection rates and medication errors, while also addressing recent FDA concerns regarding the safety of positive displacement needlefree...

2012-06-05 23:03:07

UH Rainbow high on the list in U.S.News & World Report´s annual rankings of Best Children´s Hospitals Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Rainbow Babies & Children´s Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation´s top children´s hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report℠s annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children´s specialties....

2012-06-05 06:25:31

CLEVELAND, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation's top children's hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report's annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children's specialties. For the fifth consecutive year, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital ranked among the top five children's...

2012-05-31 13:09:13

NIH study shows increased survival from treatment for oxygen deficiency at birth A treatment to reduce the body temperatures of infants who experience oxygen deficiency at birth has benefits into early childhood, according to a follow-up study by a National Institutes of Health research network. Children who received the hypothermia treatment as infants were more likely to have survived to ages 6 and 7, when they were evaluated again, than were children who received routine care, the...