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Children’s Medical Center urges prevention, awareness of measles

DALLAS (May 14, 2014) – Clinicians at Children’s Medical Center Dallas are on the lookout for possible cases of measles, and parents in North Texas are urged to take steps that will help avoid an outbreak of this highly infectious and vaccine-preventable disease. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently reported that the number of […]

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Children’s Medical Center named first hospital to receive Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification

DALLAS (April 22, 2014) – At the HITRUST 2014 conference today in Grapevine, Texas, Children’s Medical Center Dallas announced it is the first and currently the only hospital in Texas to receive the Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification by the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). By […]

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Journal report reveals benefits of implementing clinical practice guidelines at Children’s Medical Center

DALLAS (March 28, 2014) – Bronchiolitis, the number-one cause of infant hospitalizations nationally, was the focus of a multidisciplinary effort by physicians and clinicians at Children’s Medical Center Dallas to establish and implement clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) aimed at streamlining care and reducing unnecessary tests and therapies. Results of the successful initiative, including two seasons […]

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Stakeholder summit showcases Children’s innovative use of health IT

DALLAS (March 25, 2014) – Children’s Medical Center, the seventh-largest pediatric health care provider in the nation, and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) hosted the Health Information Technology Stakeholder Summit and tour on March 6. About 40 health IT stakeholders from across the country attended the day-long event to see first-hand Children’s advanced […]

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Match for Malena: Children’s Medical Center patient hopes to find bone marrow donor

DALLAS (Feb. 12, 2014) – Malena Brown is hoping for a match on Valentine’s Day this year, but not the kind you would normally expect a pretty, vivacious, 15-year-old girl to wish for. Malena is a patient at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and the match she and her family are searching for is an unrelated […]

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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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