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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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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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