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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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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 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 with asthma who lack primary care are at high risk for hospitalization

DALLAS (May 19, 2014) — Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood and one of the leading reasons for emergency room visits, yet severe attacks leading to hospitalization often are avoidable. According to experts at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, the first line of defense are the primary care physicians who offer […]

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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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