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Children’s Medical Center and PCCI Collaborating on Two Initiatives to Facilitate Information Sharing and Proactively Impact Children’s Health

DALLAS (Dec. 19, 2013) – Children’s Medical Center has announced it has engaged Dallas-based, non-profit research and development firm PCCI on two new projects aimed at keeping children healthier, using state-of-the-art predictive modeling and networking technologies. The first project is focused on helping children with chronic asthma, which is the third-leading cause of pediatric hospital […]

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MyChildren’s Expands Primary Care Network to Mill City

Practice to Provide Medical Home for Children in Underserved South Dallas Neighborhood DALLAS (Dec. 12, 2013) — Children’s Medical Center expanded its pediatric primary care network in North Texas with the opening of its 16th MyChildren’s location in Mill City. The new location is a collaboration between Children’s and Innercity Community Development Corporation (ICDC), a […]

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National Association of Air Medical Services Awards Children’s Transport Service One of the Top in the Nation

Children’s neonatal/pediatric transport team wins national excellence award DALLAS (Dec. 3, 2013) – The Children’s Medical Center neonatal/pediatric Transport team has been awarded the Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Award of Excellence by the National Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). The Award of Excellence is one of the most distinguished awards presented in the field […]

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Children’s Medical Center Receives 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence

Award recognizes excellence and innovation in use of electronic health records DALLAS (Dec. 2, 2013) – Children’s Medical Center was named a 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence winner by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The Nicholas E. Davies Award recognizes excellence in the use of health information technology, specifically the […]

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Rees-Jones Foundation Gives $18.9 Million to Establish Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s Medical Center

Multidisciplinary model is first of its kind in Texas DALLAS (Dec. 2, 2013) –The Rees-Jones Foundation has pledged $18.9 million to Children’s Medical Center to establish the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s Medical Center, the state’s first center dedicated to the advancement of health for children in the foster system. The mission […]

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Report on Children’s Health in Dallas County Points to Poverty as Systemic Problem

Safety-net programs help more children, but large numbers remain without health insurance DALLAS (Nov. 12, 2013) – Against the sunny backdrop of improved economic growth and employment in Dallas County — and an increase in the percentage of local children who now have some form of health insurance — many troubling trends continue to cloud […]

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Children’s Medical Center President and CEO Christopher J. Durovich named “Who’s Who in Health Care” by Dallas Business Journal

Children’s Medical Center is proud to announce its President and CEO, Christopher J. Durovich, has been named to the 2013 Dallas Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Health Care.” The list recognizes 25 health care professionals whose innovative work is making a positive impact on the health care industry in North Texas. During Durovich’s decade as […]

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MyChildren’s Expands Primary Care With Three New Locations

Children’s Medical Center has expanded its first-class pediatric primary care network in North Texas with the opening of three additional MyChildren’s locations, bringing the MyChildren’s locations to 16. The three new locations are all located in South Dallas at Lancaster/Kiest, Pleasant Grove and Mill City. MyChildren’s is a network of pediatric primary care practices specializing […]

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Respiratory Therapy Program First in U.S. With 100 Percent NPS Certification

Children’s Medical Center is the first hospital in the nation to have each member of its respiratory therapy staff Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty (NPS) certified. NPS is the highest accreditation a neonatal respiratory therapist can achieve from The National Board for Respiratory Care. To be admitted to take the Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty Exam, a respiratory therapist must be […]

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TeleNICU Links Children’s Medical Center with Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics

Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics in Tyler, Texas, has become the first hospital system to link its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with expert UT Southwestern neonatologists staffing the innovative Children’s Medical Center TeleNICU program, the two hospitals announced today. The new telemedicine program enables physicians to collaborate on diagnosis and care for the tiniest, most seriously-ill […]

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