Children’s Medical Center Dallas, the fifth-largest pediatric hospital in the U.S., announced it has named David Eager senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). In this role, Eager is responsible for the overall financial management of the organization with a direct responsibility for accounting, capital planning, budgets, patient business services, revenue cycle, finance and […]
Archive | September, 2013
7-year-old boy is brought into the Emergency Department with a broken arm and some bumps and bruises received during a minor auto accident. Following X-rays, a neon-green cast and an overnight stay, he is released. His follow-up care will be handled by his own pediatrician who will be able to securely log in and view […]
Children’s Medical Center announced today that Dr. Patrick Leavey, associate medical director for clinical affairs for the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will speak at the fourth Annual Childhood Cancer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at 2325 Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. The event is hosted by the […]
Paws Across Texas brings therapy dogs to Children’s in the hopes of providing patients with a welcome distraction from the day’s activities. Therapy dogs are sociable, friendly, well-trained and mature. They are selected for their tolerance and adaptability in unfamiliar environments.
Vivian Worlein wants to be an artist and veterinarian when she grows up. The team in the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is working hard to make that happen. After worsening vomiting and balance issues arose, an MRI revealed a brain tumor. Vivian went straight to the Emergency Department at […]
Children’s Medical Center Dallas today announced it is launching the state’s first dedicated neonatal telemedicine program—the Children’s Medical Center TeleNICU. The new service will provide physicians at other hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) with 24-hour access to the highly trained, board-certified UT Southwestern neonatologists on Children’s medical staff in order to consult on care […]
This year, the Endocrinology Center at Children’s again received high scores in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of pediatric specialties. Advance Nurse Practitioner Jim Penn talks about what the U.S. News & World Report ranking means and why he’s proud to work at Children’s. Jim started work at Children’s in 2001 in the […]
Congratulations Jett Duffey, QB for Mansfield Lake Ridge, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 1! Jett’s play included 335 yards passing for 5 touchdowns, and 130 yards rushing for 3 touchdowns. The game went into three overtimes with the final score: 77 to 75 over Burleson Centennial.
Eleven-week-old Michael Clark struggles to breathe and remains on a ventilator as he continues his battle with whooping cough, otherwise known as pertussis. Michael is in the Children’s Medical Center intensive care unit – one of the 130 patients with whooping cough that Children’s has seen so far this year. The whooping cough epidemic is a […]
Children’s Medical Center today announced it has again earned top honors in the InformationWeek 500 ranking, moving up to 25th to earn a place in the Top 100 for 2013. In 2012, Children’s ranked 122nd in the U.S. In the Heathcare and Medical category specifically, Children’s ranked 11th, up from 16th in 2012. Annually, the […]