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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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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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