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Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center Plano Awarded Coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction

Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Plano Awarded Coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction Recognition Highlights the Nation’s Premier Hospitals for Safety and Quality  Plano, TX — December 4, 2014 – For the first time, The Leapfrog Group has named Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Plano to its list of Top Hospitals. An elite distinction awarded […]

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Children’s Health Appoints Lawrence L. Foust Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

DALLAS (Nov. 12, 2014) – Children’s Health System of Texas (Children’s HealthSM), one of the nation’s leading pediatric health systems, announced it has named Lawrence L. Foust, J.D., LL.M., MBA, executive vice president and chief legal officer and general counsel. Foust began in September at Children’s Health and oversees the Legal Affairs and Governance Department. […]

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Children’s Health System of Texas Launched Today in North Texas

DALLAS – Sept. 22, 2014 – Children’s Health System of Texas (Children’s HealthSM) today introduced its new brand identity and system structure, reflecting the organization’s evolution from a standalone pediatric medical center to a clinically integrated pediatric health system. Formerly known by the name of its flagship hospital, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, today Children’s Health […]

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Children’s Medical Center provides unparalleled treatment for eating disorder patients in North Texas

DALLAS – (Sept. 3, 2014) – At first glance, the large canvas displaying hundreds of dots in a rainbow of colors is just one of many beautiful pieces displayed in the room at The Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders at Children’s Medical Center at Legacy. After spending time in the serene and colorful room, you […]

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CRI Scientists Pinpoint Gene Likely to Promote Childhood Cancers

DALLAS – Aug. 11, 2014 – Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have identified a gene that contributes to the development of several childhood cancers, in a study conducted with mice designed to model the cancers.If the findings prove to be applicable to humans, the research could lead to […]

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Children’s Medical Center Dallas concludes national pediatric seizure study

DALLAS (August 5, 2014) – Children’s Medical Center Dallas, along with its research partner, UT Southwestern Medical Center, have completed a five-year pediatric seizure study comparing the effectiveness and safety of two commonly used drugs for treating status epilepticus, an ongoing seizure disorder. Researchers from the Perot Family Center for the Care of Brain and […]

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Virtual connections aimed to ease stress, anxiety at Children’s Medical Center Dallas

DALLAS – (July 25, 2014) – The prescription for helping alleviate stress and anxiety in hospitalized children may not be one which is filled in the pharmacy. Instead, the preferred recommendation may just need a few taps on a tablet. A new program promoting video interaction with family, friends and schoolmates by hospitalized children is […]

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Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Named ‘Most Wired-Advanced’ Hospital in Annual Survey by Leading Publication Hospitals & Health Networks

DALLAS – July 11, 2014 – Children’s Medical Center of Dallas has been named one of Health Care’s Most WiredTM for 2014, marking the ninth time in the last 10 years that the leading pediatric health care institution has earned this recognition from the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. This year, Children’s […]

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Children’s Health System of Texas CEO Christopher J. Durovich Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program™ 2014 Winner in Health Care for Southwest Region

DALLAS – July 1, 2014 – Children’s Health System of Texas President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher J. Durovich has been named winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award in the Health Care category for the Southwest Region. The award recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate entrepreneurial excellence and extraordinary success in such areas […]

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