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2014-08-12 08:30:55

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., a global leader in mobile vascular imaging systems, and Wolfson Children's Hospital, today announced an agreement to replace all current peripheral vascular access visualization devices at the hospital with 17 VeinViewers through Christie's FreshStart program. The hospital was using the latest version of a hand-held, red laser-based competitive illumination device, but switched to Christie's VeinViewer....

2014-06-10 23:10:43

Wolfson Children's Hospital ranked 43rd in Neurology & Neurosurgery in 2014-15 U.S. News Survey. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wolfson Children’s Hospital among the 50 Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation for Neurology & Neurology. These rankings highlight U.S. News’s top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery,...

2014-06-06 23:06:51

2014-15 Florida Forum lecture series benefits Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital announces the 2014-2015 Florida Forum lineup featuring actor and activist Michael J. Fox, best loved political couple James Carville & Mary Matalin and national security experts, Gen. Keith B. Alexander, USA (Ret.) and Robert S. Mueller, III. The 2014-2015 Florida Forum speaker series, produced by...

2014-05-29 23:00:25

Customers can make a make a $10 donation to Wolfson Children’s Hospital at a local Walgreens location in June and receive a Wolfie plush toy. Wolfie A. Wolf is Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s official mascot. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Customers can make a make a $10 donation to Wolfson Children’s Hospital at a local Walgreens location in June and receive a Wolfie plush toy. Wolfie A. Wolf is Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s official mascot. Walgreens stores in...

2014-03-11 23:03:06

Michael D. Aubin, Wolfson Children’s Hospital President, is pleased to announce that Mark A. Frisch and Menla English (MeMe) Hulsey have joined the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Board of Directors. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Michael D. Aubin, Wolfson Children’s Hospital President, is pleased to announce that Mark A. Frisch and Menla English (MeMe) Hulsey have joined the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Board of Directors. Frisch is executive vice president of Beaver...

2013-11-23 23:00:06

Malichi Bell from Jacksonville, FL, had surgery at Wolfson Children's Hospital to disconnect the left side of his brain from the right to stop seizures that were leading to serious injuries. (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Christina Bell and her husband Troy didn’t suspect anything was wrong with their newborn son when he was born in 2005. Not until he was 9 months old when, while in the care of Troy’s grandmother, Malichi had his first seizure and began convulsing. “I had just left...

2013-09-18 23:00:36

Wolfson Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the University of North Florida and the Florida Bioethics Network, will host the Sixth Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference on Friday, November 1, 2013. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Wolfson Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the University of North Florida and the Florida Bioethics Network, will host the Sixth Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference on Friday, November 1, 2013. The all-day conference will be held at...

2013-07-25 23:00:16

The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) has recognized Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, with the ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support for its Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program. Wolfson Children’s ECMO Program is now a designated Center of Excellence. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) has recognized Wolfson Children’s Hospital with the ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support...

2013-07-21 23:00:16

Tallahassee 12-year-old Katie Upton had brain surgery at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, for a lemon-sized cyst. In gratitude, Katie, her grandmother, sister and mother have created a quilt to present to Katie's pediatric neurosurgeon on August 13. Jacksonville and Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 When then 11-year-old Tallahassee fifth grader Katie Upton complained of bad headaches after school two to three times a week, her mother Jennifer assumed she...

2013-07-16 23:00:17

A golden retriever being raised by Duval County Judge Emmet Ferguson for new Horizons Service Dogs is named Wolfson, in recognition of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Ferguson’s 6-year old daughter Emma Ruth has been a patient at Wolfson Children’s many times since her birth. This is the second time that Judge Ferguson has raised a pup for New Horizons Service Dogs, an Orange City-based organization that partners trained dogs with disabled clients throughout Florida. Jacksonville, FL...


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