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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5 Organ Donation Myths…Busted!

Every year thousands of people’s lives are saved thanks to organ donation. And every year thousands of people don’t register to become an organ donor because of incorrect information they may have about organ donation. Here are five common myths and the lifesaving truth for each one. Myth #1: As an adult, if I donate [...]

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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 on GMT: Treating Ear Aches

  Dr. Eric Berg, a Pediatric Otolaryngologyst with the Children’s HealthSM Ear, Nose and Throat program appeared with Carrie McClure and Dr. Sue Hubbard on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas to discuss ear aches in children, symptoms and approaches to treatment.   Only for use with CME360 Videos

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Speech and Hearing Milestone Quiz: Answer These Questions About Your Child

  From the moment your child is born, he or she begins to communicate. Because spoken language and hearing go hand-in-hand, children with auditory problems may have difficulty with language and other forms of communication as they grow. By referring to typical developmental milestones for hearing children, you and your child’s doctor can identify delays [...]

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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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Seven Must-Know Facts About Autism Spectrum Disorder

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, our experts with the Children’s HealthSM Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) share seven must-know facts for parents. Matt Mosconi, Ph.D., clinical researcher, licensed psychologist and head of the research division in CADD, and Stormi PulverWhite, Psy.D, licensed psychologist and head of the psychology division in CADD, weigh [...]

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