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Children’s Medical Center to host 23rd annual ‘Be The Match’ donor registry drive

DALLAS (Feb. 11, 2014) – This Valentine’s Day, Children’s Medical Center will serve as a special kind of matchmaker – between children who have life-threatening diseases, like cancers and blood disorders, and healthy adults in the community who can potentially save their lives. Those volunteer donors who sign up for the national Be The Match […]

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Children’s Achieves HITRUST CSF Certified Status for Information Security

DALLAS (Jan. 28, 2014) – Children’s Medical Center, the sixth-largest pediatric health care provider in the nation, has earned Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). HITRUST was established to ensure information security is a core pillar in the broad adoption of health information systems and […]

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Kohl’s Department Stores Donates $400,000 to Children’s Medical Center for the Kohl’s Sports Health and Wellness Outreach Program

DALLAS (Jan. 14, 2014) — Kohl’s Department Stores has donated nearly $400,000 through its Kohl’s Cares Program to support the Kohl’s Sports Health and Wellness Outreach Program at Children’s Medical Center. The Kohl’s Sports Health and Wellness Outreach Program at Children’s provides sports injury collateral and speakers to several local youth organizations to educate coaches, […]

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Children’s Medical Center Dallas Appoints Dr. Robert Morrow Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer

DALLAS (Jan. 10, 2014) – Children’s Medical Center Dallas, the sixth-largest pediatric hospital in the U.S., announced it has named W. Robert Morrow, M.D., executive vice president and chief clinical officer. Dr. Morrow will serve as a Children’s physician spokesperson and provide medical leadership across the organization, including the clinically integrated networks. As a member […]

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8th Annual Christmas is for Children Radiothon Raises More Than $1 Million for Children’s Medical Center

Fundraising event marks eight-year collaboration with CBS Radio DALLAS (December 23, 2013) – Children’s Medical Center announced its 2013 Christmas is for Children radiothon raised more than $1 million for the nation’s fifth-largest, not-for-profit pediatric hospital. The annual four-day event is supported by CBS Radio and broadcast on 98.7 KLUV and La GRANDE 107.5 FM […]

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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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