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Children’s Health Signs Binding Term Sheet to Acquire Our Children’s House at Baylor

Programs and staff will transition to Children’s Health; care-giving will continue uninterrupted DALLAS  – Children’s HealthSM, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, today announced it has signed a binding term sheet to acquire Our Children’s House (OCH) at Baylor, which provides highly specialized rehabilitative and transitional care for children with special needs.  […]

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Children’s Health researchers publish new findings in post-tonsillectomy care

Study finds increase in pain-related revisits despite adherence to stricter guidelines DALLAS –  Two Children’s HealthSM researchers are among the co-authors of a new national study on the impact of national guideline implementation of post-tonsillectomy care across 43 children’s hospitals, published in the July issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of […]

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Red Balloon Network Interns

2015-2016 Red Balloon Network Internships

Learn a Ton. Earn Credit. Have Fun. Interns participate in developing and implementing programming; and serve as the on-air host of  game shows, puppet shows and radio talks shows. While using professional audio and video  broadcast equipment, interns also gain an understanding of a health care organization and the unique needs of patients and families. […]

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Children’s Health opens new clinic specifically focused on treating and researching rare Pitt Hopkins Syndrome (PTHS)

DALLAS  – Children’s HealthSM announced today the opening of the second Pitt Hopkins Syndrome (PTHS) clinic in the nation. PTHS is a rare genetic condition affecting a specific gene in chromosome 18, called TCF4. PTHS is characterized by intellectual disability and developmental delay, breathing problems, recurrent seizures (epilepsy), and distinctive facial features. The number of […]

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Children’s Health Only Texas Health System Named to the InformationWeek Elite 100

DALLAS, TX – Children’s HealthSM was recently named to the InformationWeek Elite 100 and was the only health system in Texas to make the list. This prestigious award recognizes the nation’s most innovative users of information technology. This year, Children’s Medical Center Dallas was recognized for the innovative use of technology to deliver care to […]

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Children’s Health Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Program

DALLAS – Children’s HealthSM has officially launched a comprehensive pediatric Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program—the first of its kind in the nation. The RPM program will allow clinical staff at Children’s Health to monitor patient health status and progress via secure mobile technologies including one-touch video conferencing for virtual visits from the comfort of a […]

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Children’s Health and Greater Dallas Neighborhood Council to host a CHIP/Medicaid Application Assistance Fair

DALLAS – The Children’s HealthSM Community and Government Relations department in collaboration with the Greater Dallas Neighborhood Council (GDNC) is hosting a Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)/Medicaid Application Assistance Fair on Sat., March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Children’s Health Specialty Center, 2350 N. Stemmons Freeway in Dallas. CHIP can cover […]

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Children’s Health announces Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Renowned orthopaedic surgeon brings expertise to Plano campus DALLAS, TX  – Children’s HealthSM announces the creation of the Children’s Health Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine based at the Children’s Medical Center Plano campus. The new pediatric-focused orthopaedic and sports medicine program will be developed with the direction of James R. Andrews, M.D., an […]

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Children’s Health to present Congressman Barton with “Champions for Children’s Health” award

  Children’s HealthSM commends Congressman Barton for introducing groundbreaking legislation in the U.S. House for underserved children with complex medical needs   DALLAS, TX (February 17, 2015) — Children’s Health will present the “Champions for Children’s Health” award to Congressman Joe Barton on Tuesday, February 17, at 11 a.m. in the main lobby of Children’s […]

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