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Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Honored with Resuscitation Recognition Award

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has been recognized by the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Recognition Awards for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.

05/15/2017

Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Miami Children’s Health System One of the Best Workplaces in Health Care

Great Place to Work® and Fortune named Miami Children’s Health System as one of the country’s Best Workplaces in Health Care.

04/13/2017

Time Inc.'s People and Great Place to Work Name Miami Children's Health System One of 2017's "50 Companies That Care"

Miami Children's Health System recognized for its committment to employees through generous benefits packages and services.

04/03/2017

Marcia Diaz De Villegas Named a South Florida Business Journal Power Leader

The nominations recognize top marketing executives who have led organizations through ever changing media convergence and executed marketing campaigns that are supported by all media platforms.

03/15/2017

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes Nicklaus Children's Hospital's 3 East Unit with a Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

The gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence signifies excellent and sustained unit performance and patient outcomes. 3 East earned a gold award by meeting the following evidence-based Beacon Award for Excellence criteria

03/10/2017

Miami Children’s Health System Listed in Becker’s Hospital Review’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Becker's Hospital Review list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare recognizes organizations that are committed to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees.

03/01/2017

Miami Children's Health System Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Interactions with Patients

MCHS has aceived Best Practices adopter from Healthcare Financial Management Association's Patient Financial Communications Best Practices®.  


02/24/2017

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Photo Selected for National Children's Hospitals Photo Exhibit

A photo depicting the Nicklaus Children's LifeFlight Critical Care Transport team preparing Andrew for transport was selected for the 2017 National Children's Hospital's Photo Exhibit. 

02/07/2017

Miami Children's Health System Once Again Named a Top 125 Training Organization

Miami Children's Health System has been named to Training magazine's list of Top 125 training organizations in North America for 11 years. The ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee; program goals, evaluation, and measurement; workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs.

01/23/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Receives 2016 eHealthcare Leadership Award

Nicklaus Children’s recognizes the importance of utilizing technology to support all aspects of the care environment in today’s digitally driven society. 

11/22/2016

Nicklaus Children's LifeFlight Critical Care Transport Program Receives Excellence Award from the Association of Air Medical Services

The Award of Excellence is one of the most distinguished awards presented in the field of specialty air medical services and is sponsored by Airborne Life Support Systems Transport Incubators, a Division of International Biomedical Ltd.

10/13/2016

Nicklaus Children's Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation from DNV GL

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has earned DNV GL accreditation, which demonstrates the hospital meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV GL’s accreditation program is the only one to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation.

08/08/2016

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Named a 2016 Most Wired Hospital

Most Wired hospitals use technology to enhance the patient experience.

08/04/2016

Nicklaus Children's Received Three South Florida Parenting Kids Crown Awards

Nicklaus Children's Awarded Best ER, Best Pediatric Hospital and Best Pediatric Urgent Care Centers.

07/01/2016

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Services Again Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

Eight subspecialty programs of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, are again ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2016-17 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings, posted online today. 

06/21/2016

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Named to IDG's Computerworld 2016 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

The IT Department at Nicklaus Children's has been named to IDG's Computerworld 2016 Best Places to Work in IT list. 

06/13/2016

All Three Nicklaus Children's Intensive Care Units Recognized with Gold Beacon Awards

National three-year awards recognize exceptional patient care and a healthy work environment.

05/10/2016

Miami Children's Health System Named to Becker's '150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare'

Becker's Healthcare has recognized Miami Children's Health System for its workplace excellence, benefits, wellness initiatives and professional development programs. The health system is recognized as one of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" for 2016.

03/21/2016

HIMSS Analytics Honors Nicklaus Children's Hospital with Stage 7 Award

 The HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award honors hospitals operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementing EHR

03/11/2016

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Receives 2015 Press Ganey NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality

The award recognizes the top-performing pediatric hospital that has achieved excellence in overall performance in nursing quality indicators.

01/20/2016

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Receives 2015 eHealthcare Leadership Award for Digital Communications in Social Networking Category

The hospital was presented with a Gold eHealthcare Leadership Award in the Best Social Networking category among hospitals with 200 to 399 beds. 

11/25/2015

Sixty-one Physicians on Nicklaus Children's Hospital Medical Staff Make Prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America® List

Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. 
 

11/24/2015

Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Miami Children’s Health System Among ‘50 Best Workplaces for Diversity’

Great Place to Work® and Fortune have recognized Miami Children’s Health System as one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity. 

11/09/2015

Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Receives Top Magnet Prize®

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is recognized for the Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program. The American Nurses Credentialing Center announces Nicklaus Children's Hospital as the winner of the ANCC 2015 Magnet Prize® sponsored by Cerner.

10/08/2015

Miami Children’s Health System Named One of "Healthiest Companies in America"

Miami Children’s Health System was one of 158 honorees from across the United States that is recognized for embracing the mission of implementing life-changing preventive healthcare in the workplace. 

07/07/2015

Dr. Gil Wernovsky Receives Prestigious Newburger-Bellinger Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Award

Dr. Gil Wernovsky Receives Prestigious Newburger-Bellinger Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Award

07/06/2015

IDG's Computerworld Names Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to 2015 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

IDG's Computerworld Names Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to 2015 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

07/02/2015

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Receives Three 2015 Kids Crown Awards

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Receives Three 2015 Kids Crown Awards

06/16/2015

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Services Again Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

According to U.S.News & World Report’s 2015-16 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings, seven subspecialty programs of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, are once again ranked among the best in the nation.

06/09/2015

Dr. Nolan Altman Receives Gold Medal Award from the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology

Dr. Nolan Altman Receives Gold Medal Award from the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology

06/03/2015

Miami Children's Hospital Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' Recognition from The Joint Commission

Miami Children's Hospital Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' Recognition from The Joint Commission

11/18/2014

CIO Ed Martinez Awarded South Florida Business Journal CIO Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Martinez, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Miami Children’s Hospital, has been awarded South Florida Business Journal’s 2013 CIO Lifetime Achievement Award.

11/17/2014

March of Dimes 2014 Nurse of the Year Award

Nurse of the Year is an elegant awards event and fundraiser that brings together the corporate and health care communities to recognize and celebrate nursing excellence and achievements in research, education, quality patient care, innovation and leadership. March of Dimes salutes and recognizes nurses for their leadership and service to the health and well-being of our community.

11/11/2014

Miami Children’s Falls Prevention Program Receives Top Magnet® Honor

Miami Children’s Falls Prevention Program Receives Top Magnet® Honor in recognition of the hospital’s Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program™

10/24/2014

Recipients of the Health Care Heroes® Award 2014

Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Intensive Care Teams that received the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Health Care Heroes® Award.

07/30/2014

Miami Children's Hospital Receives Three Kids Crown Awards

Miami Children's Hospital Receives Three Kids Crown Awards

07/10/2014

IDG's Computerworld Names MCH to 2014 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology

IDG's Computerworld Names Miami Children’s Hospital to 2014 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology

06/23/2014

Miami Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Services Again Ranked Among the Best in the nation

Once again, MCH has more programs included in the pediatric rankings than any other hospital in Florida. In addition, two MCH programs are ranked among the top 10 in the nation. 

06/10/2014

Miami Children's Hospital Listed in 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100

Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has been ranked in this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S.

05/12/2014

4th Annual Florida Nurses Association South Region Symposium Awardees

Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital nurses recognized for nursing excellence at the 4th Annual Florida Nurses Association South Region Symposium & Awards Ceremony on April 26, 2014

04/30/2014

52 Physicians from Miami Children's Hospital Named to Prestigious 2014 Best Doctors in America® List

Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

04/09/2014

Miami Children's Hospital Makes Top Training List for Eighth Consecutive Time

The annual Training Top 125 ranks companies for excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. The hospital has been included in the ranking annually since 2006.

02/03/2014

Miami Children's Hospital Receives Highest Nursing Credential with Prestigious Magnet Recognition...Again

This is the third time MCH is recognized for excellence in nursing and it is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

12/20/2013

Miami Children's Hospital Physicians Receive Patients' Choice Awards

Sixty physicians who serve on the Miami Children's Hospital (MCH) medical staff have been recognized as Patients’ Choice Award recipients -- an honor achieved by only 5 percent of physicians nationwide.

11/20/2013

Miami Children’s Hospital Ranked Fifth in 2013 InformationWeek 500

The MCH IT Department has championed the use of technology in ways that optimize customer service, improve patient engagement and empower the patient and the consumer.

09/25/2013

Miami Children's Hospital Earns an Excellence Through Insight Award for Overall Outpatient- Pediatric Unit Patient Satisfaction

Awarded by HealthStream, a leading provider of learning, talent management, and research solutions for the healthcare industry.

09/13/2013

Miami Children's Hospital Receives Three South Florida Parenting Kids Crown Awards

Kids Crown winners are chosen annually by the readers of South Florida Parenting. This year, the magazine received thousands of votes identifying readers’ favorite places and things to do in South Florida.

07/10/2013

Miami Children’s Hospital in List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology by IDG's Computerworld

MCH is honored to be recognized by Computerworld once again as a leader in IT technology to advance patient care. The IT Department is committed to using the most advanced technologies in order to provide safe and secure access to medical care to children anywhere around the world.

06/26/2013

Dr. Narendra Kini of Miami Children’s Hospital Receives 2013 CEO IT Achievement Award

Dr. Narendra Kini, MD, MHA, President and CEO of Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH), has been named a recipient of Modern Healthcare’s CEO IT Achievement Award 2013.

05/15/2013

Miami Children's Hospital Winner of the '2013 Worksite Wellness Forum And Awards'

MCH was selected for demonstrating its commitment to employee wellness practices and programs that produce positive health outcomes.

04/25/2013

Miami Children’s Hospital Recognized as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate

IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program has announced Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) as a 2013 Laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change.

03/28/2013

Miami Children’s Hospital Receives Organ Donation Medal of Honor

Miami Children’s Hospital has been awarded the Organ Donation Medal of Honor by the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. MCH is the only children’s hospital in the nation to have received this honor and one of six hospitals in Florida.  

10/16/2012

Intensive Care Units at Miami Children’s Hospital Receive Three Beacon Awards for Excellence

MCH is one of only three children’s hospital in the nation to be awarded Gold and Silver Level Beacon Awards for all of their ICU’s and the only children’s hospital in Florida to receive this distinction.

09/28/2012

Miami Children's Hospital Ranks 31st on InformationWeek 500

MCH was one of the top three finalists in the healthcare category, ranking 31st on this year’s InformationWeek 500 list of the top technology innovators in the U.S.

09/17/2012

Miami Children's Hospital Among 'Most Beautiful Hospitals'

MCH was ranked fourth in the nation and is the only children’s hospital in Florida to receive this distinction.

07/03/2012

Miami Children’s Hospital Receives Three ‘Kids Crown’ Awards

Miami Children’s Hospital has received three 2012 Kids Crown Awards from South Florida Parenting magazine. 

07/02/2012

IDG's Computerworld ranks Miami Children's Hospital in the 2012 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology

IDG's Computerworld has listed Miami Children’s Hospital as a top 100 organization in its 2012 Best Places to Work in IT. This honor recognizes companies that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and overall satisfaction.

06/18/2012

Miami Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Recipient of Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has received a gold Beacon award for excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. The Beacon award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.

06/13/2012

Recepient of 3 Aster Awards for Excellence in Medical Marketing

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Marketing and Public Relations Department won 3 Aster Awards for Excellence in Medical Marketing for 2012

05/17/2012

Poster Design Winner at the 2011 NACHRI Annual Leadership Conference and Meeting

Congratulations to the Miami Children's Hospital team who was the overall poster winner at the 2011 NACHRI Annual Leadership Conference and Meeting

03/29/2012

Gold Level Award for Flu-Season Vaccination Challenge

Miami Children's Hospital Recipient of JCR’s Gold Level Award for 2012’s Season Flu Vaccination Challenge
 


03/14/2012

50 Miami Children's Physicians among America's Top Doctors

Fifty Miami Children's Hospital physicians have been identified by U.S.News & World Report based on a peer nomination process as being among “America’s Top Doctors.” 

01/30/2012

Miami Children's Hospital is ranked Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company by American Heart Association

For the second year in a row, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, was recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition Program.

01/23/2012

Miami Children's Physicians Listed Among ‘America’s Top Doctors’

Fifty Miami Children's physicians have been identified by U.S.News & World Report as being among “America’s Top Doctors.”

12/19/2011

March of Dimes 2011 Nurse of the Year Awards

Jackie Lytle Gonzalez and Nancy Humbert of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, will present awards in these categories at the 2011 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards.

11/03/2011

Ten Miami Children’s Hospital Programs Ranked Among Best in The Nation

Miami Children’s is the only hospital in Florida to have programs ranked in all 10 pediatric subspecialty categories.

05/17/2011

Miami Children's Hospital Ranked 14th in Training Magazine’s Annual ‘Top 125 Training Organizations’

Miami Children’s Hospital has been recognized once again as one of the top training facilities in the nation by Training Magazine, ranking 14th among the nation’s Top 125 Training Organizations. 

03/22/2011

2010 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2010

Miami Children’s Hospital Programs Again Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Three Miami Children’s Hospital pediatric specialty services are among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” issue.

06/03/2010

Success South Florida Magazine Honors Miami Children's Hospital Director as one of the ‘40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow’

Success South Florida Magazine has chosen Marie S. Severe, MPH, Director of Early Steps, as one of the “40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow.” Ms. Severe was first nominated by her peers then selected by a committee of professionals.

05/20/2010

Miami Children's Hospital Awarded Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

Beacon Award units realize many benefits of having met rigid criteria for excellence, high-quality standards and exceptional care of patients and patients’ families.

05/18/2010

2009 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2009

Miami Children's Hospital Receives Four International Business Improvement Awards

Miami Children’s received more awards than any other entrant during the event, which is the largest gathering of the Global Six Sigma business improvement community.

10/22/2009

Three of Miami Children's Hospital Programs Ranked Among Best in the Nation

The magazine’s specialty rankings were based on a three-part blend of reputation, outcome, and care-related measures such as nursing care, advanced technology, credentialing, and other factors. 

06/18/2009

Miami Children's Hospital Ranked 17th in Training Magazine's Annual 'Top 125 Training Organizations'

Miami Children's Hospital was ranked 17th among the nation’s Top 125 Training Organizations by Training magazine. MCH is the only pediatric hospital to make this elite list of organizations that excel at staff training and learning development.

02/27/2009

2008 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2008

Miami Children's Hospital Pediatrics Programs Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Three Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) pediatric specialty services are among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” issue.

06/02/2008

Miami Children's Hospital Earns National Recognition for Nursing Excellence

The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes excellence and professionalism in nursing. Only 3 percent of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation.

05/14/2008

Winners of 2007 eHealthcare Leadership Awards Honored at Healthcare Internet Conference in Las Vegas

Miami Children’s Hospital website, www.mch.com, was honored by eHealthcare Strategy & Trends. The site was honored with a Distinction Award for ”Best Rich Media” among hospitals nationwide with 200-399 beds. 

12/31/2007

2007 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2007

Miami Children's Hospital Education Team Receives Top Regional Honor

The Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development announced Miami Children's Hospital’s Staff and Community Education Department the First Place Gold winner of the “2007 Champion of Workplace Learning” award.

12/19/2007

Miami Children's Hospital Ranked Near Top of Training Top 125

Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) was ranked 16 in the nation by Training magazine in its annual list of the top 125 companies nationwide that excel at training and learning development. Miami Children’s was the top-listed hospital in the ranking. 

03/07/2007

2006 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2006

Miami Children's Hospital Named to 2006 Training Top 100!!

Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has been named among the nation’s “Training Top 100” by Training magazine, which annually ranks organizations that excel at employee development through training.

01/30/2006

2005 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2005

2004 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2004

Miami Children’s Hospital Recognized in Becker's Healthcare List of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Miami Children’s Hospital has made the Becker's Healthcare 2014 list of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare," a compilation of hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups, vendors and other healthcare organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees.

05/09/2004

2003 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2003

Miami Children's Hospital Ad Campaign Wins National and Regional Honors

The Miami Children’s Hospital Marketing Department has won awards from both Healthcare Marketing Report, a national publication, and the Florida Hospital Association (FHA) for its “Dreams” print and television ad campaign. T

08/27/2003

Miami Children’s Hospital Awarded Nursing ‘Magnet’ Site Honors

Magnet designation recognizes the MCH nursing staff for meeting the rigorous quality indicators and standards of nursing practice as defined by the American Nurses Association’s Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators. 

07/24/2003

Miami Children’s Hospital Honored For Use of Information Technology

MCH is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Florida to be given Most Improved and Most Wireless distinctions.

07/15/2003

Miami Children’s Hospital Dan Marino Center Receives Award

Miami Children’s Hospital Dan Marino Center has received an award for “Best Services for Special Needs Kids and Families” in the tri-county area from South Florida Parenting Magazine. 

07/03/2003

Miami Children’s Receives Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2003 School-To-Career Partner Recognition Award

​Miami Children’s Hospital is the recipient of a “Diamond Award” from the Miami-Dade County Public Schools School-to-Career Partner Program for its longstanding support of the school system’s career readiness programs. 

07/01/2003


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