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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

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Welcomes Esteemed Researcher and Academic, Diego Jaramillo, MD, to its Department of Radiology

Dr. Jaramillo is the Current President of the Society for Pediatric Radiology.

03/07/2017

Sanford Health and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Collaborate to Sequence Genes

Sanford Health and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital will sequence the genes of nearly 1,000 Latino and Hispanic people in an effort to better understand the health needs of those populations.

03/02/2017

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

Marie Osmond Joins Jack and Barbara Nicklaus for a Meet-and-Greet with Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Staff and patients of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital welcomed legendary golf icon Jack Nicklaus, his wife, Barbara Nicklaus, and singer/actress Marie Osmond, co-founder of the Children’s Miracle Network, on a tour of the hospital’s new Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion. Patients, families and special guests gathered for an interactive musical drum circle session to end the visit.

01/30/2017

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 Becomes First Pediatric Facility in Southeast- and Second in the World- To Use GPS-Like Technology During Cardiac Procedures

The MediGuide technology may be used to aid a physician in navigating delivery tools and catheters in the cardiac anatomy during implantable device procedures, such as cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) cases, which helps restore a patient’s heart rhythm back to normal and protects against sudden cardiac death for CRT device patients

01/16/2017

Renowned Heart Surgeon Kristine J. Guleserian, MD, Joins The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital welcomes world-renowned congenital heart surgeon, Kristine J. Guleserian, MD, to The Heart Program. Dr. Guleserian supports The Heart Program’s robust congenital heart surgery offerings.

01/04/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Launches State-of-the-Art Mobile Dental Unit to Provide Pediatric Dental Care in Underserved Communities

This mobile dental unit is equipped with two dental operatory suites as well as state-of-the-art telehealth equipment that enables communication between the unit-based providers and dental colleagues at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to support patient care.

12/12/2016

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

Miami Children’s Health System Partnership with Startupbootcamp Kicks off With Mediconecta - Latin America’s Largest Telehealth Provider

Miami Children’s Health System, through its partnership with Startupbootcamp, has entered into an agreement with Mediconecta, the leader in telehealth for the Spanish-speaking world.

11/17/2016

Nicklaus Children's Moves Patients into its New Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion

The Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, a six-story, state-of-the-art bed tower now houses the hospital's three intensive care units, the neurology-neurosurgery unit and a cardiac intensive care unit, among other enhancements.

10/26/2016

Nicklaus Children's Acquires Intraoperative MRI Technology

The hospital is the first pediatric facility in Florida to acquire this leading-edge equipment, which brings MRI technology – recognized as the "gold standard" in differentiating between healthy and abnormal brain tissue – directly into the surgical suite to enhance safety and ensure complete removal of tumors and preservation of healthy tissue. 

10/20/2016

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

Women's Choice Award Announces Best Children's Hospitals for 2017: Highlights Comprehensive Care for All Children

Seventy-five percent of women associate children’s hospitals with care for seriously ill children. Awards announced on Child Health Day to increase awareness of services for all.

10/03/2016

Radio Lollipop Hosts 10th Annual 'Improv Comedy Night'

Radio Lollipop, Nicklaus Children's Hospital’s in-house radio station, will host a night of fun and laughter at its annual ‘IMPROV Comedy Night’ fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Radio Lollipop program for hospitalized patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

09/22/2016

Dr. Narendra Kini Named to Becker's Hospital Review 2016 List of Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems

Beckers Hospital Review Names Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Miami Children's Health System, to list of 110 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems.

09/06/2016

From the Newsdesk

A Healthy Life Ahead for Elias
03/23/2017 — The family shared video clips of the quirky movements with Elias' pediatrician. The doctor immediately sent them to the nearest emergency room, where they ran a number of tests. They soon learned Elias was suffering from seizures due to cortical dysplasia, a congenital malformation in the brain which can lead to pediatric epilepsy conditions.
Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit
03/21/2017 — State-of-the-art mobile health unit offers free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus.
CPR Classes
03/21/2017 — Are you an educator, fitness trainer, security guard, day care worker, camp counselor? Learn the basics of CPR from Certified American Heart Association instructors.

In the Local News

Pet meds sending kids to the ER

CBS News | Healthday. — Parents of young children with pets in the home shouldbe careful with pet medications, a recent study suggests. Dr. Barbara Pena shares her insights in this article. 

Detergent Pods Tied to Kids' Eye Burn Danger

WebMD. — Liquid laundry detergent pods may be convenient, but young children are suffering vision-threatening burns from the chemicals inside them in increasing numbers, a new study finds. 

Region's first child urgent care center being revealed in Naples

NBC-2. — Lee Health will cut the ribbon for the first child urgent care center in the region. The Golisano-Nicklaus Children's Health Center is located off Pine Ridge Road in Naples. It will focus on pediatric specialty and urgent care needs. 

Date:- 01 Jan 0001

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