Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 10:44 EDT

Latest St. Louis Children's Hospital Stories

2013-10-22 08:32:40

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) are part of a consortium that has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to improve the pipeline for the development of pediatric medical devices. The project, funded with the award from the FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development, will be led by Southern California Center of Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), a...

2013-10-17 08:29:25

First of its kind clinic in Houston offers treatment exclusively for pediatric patients HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital, a U.S. News & World Report honor roll pediatric hospital, announces a new, first of its kind in Houston, Oculoplastic Clinic exclusively for pediatric patients. This new service will provide access to comprehensive evaluation, treatment and correction of congenital abnormalities of the eyelids, tear ducts and eye sockets. For...

2013-10-10 23:25:35

Distraction techniques, in combination with traditional "ouchless" methods, improve children's experiences in the emergency department. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 By the time Aiden Stigers wound up in St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s emergency department, he’d already had a pretty exhausting day. “A bear came through the back door, jumped up on me and I had to kick him away! He left, but I still broke my arm,” the animated 6-year-old said, pointing to...

2013-09-30 16:24:55

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Mayo Clinic Children's Center became the first Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Minnesota and fourth in the nation after successfully completing a rigorous one year effort focused on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood heart failure within the community, hospital, clinician education and science. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/PH88869 ) "The...

2013-09-27 12:26:16

Awards cap off two-day National Pediatric Innovation Summit BOSTON, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing transformative advances in pediatric patient care, Boston Children's Hospital today announced three $50,000 Taking on Tomorrow innovation awards. The awards were presented at 1 p.m. today by outgoing Boston Children's Chief Executive Officer James Mandell, MD, at the Seaport World Trade Center during the National Innovation Pediatric Summit hosted this week by the...

2013-09-26 20:21:48

Health and wellness products 'designed by doctors, trusted by moms, loved by kids' MIAMI, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami Children's Hospital (MCH), a world leader in pediatric healthcare and one of the nation's top-ranked children's hospitals, has launched KidzStuff(TM), a new retail brand featuring a range of innovative children's products designed by pediatricians to solve everyday problems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130926/FL87642) "We have the best...

2013-09-21 08:20:04

Event coincides with "National Safety Seat Check Saturday" Sept. 21 DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An average of six children are killed and nearly 800 are injured each day in traffic crashes. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of children in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO ) That's why AAA Michigan, part of The Auto Club Group, partnered with the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan for the second...

2013-09-17 08:22:23

A Public Health Emergency of Epic Proportions with Only One in Four Child Car Seats in the U.S. Properly Installed NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, a national leader in pediatric medicine, and Toyota announced today the first annual National Buckle Up for Life Day - a nationwide movement dedicated to improving child passenger safety. In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2013), the partnership will launch...

2013-09-16 08:30:24

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) became the first Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Pennsylvania and third in the nation following nearly a year of work culminating in an in-depth onsite review. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130916/PH80202) "Children's Hospital of Philadelphia continues in its long tradition by bringing a world-class team of heart...

2013-09-13 08:23:25

David Moromisato, MD, joins medical center as new chief medical officer MESA, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- David Moromisato, MD, has joined Banner Children's at Cardon Children's Medical Center as chief medical officer. Dr. Moromisato's extensive medical background includes nearly 20 years of service in the health care industry. He began his medical career as a staff physician in the pediatric intensive care unit at Combined Harbor - UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA....