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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 hositals 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

PCORI Funds Three Projects to Address Concerns of Health System Leaders, Patients Through CDRN Collaborations

The OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium received funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to collaborate on three projects that seek to address a variety of pressing concerns among health systems leaders. 

08/29/2016

Michael Harrington Joins Nicklaus Children’s as President and Chief Operating Officer

Michael L. Harrington has joined Nicklaus Children’s Hospital as president and chief operating officer. In this role, he will oversee day-to-day operations of the 289-bed pediatric specialty hospital, the flagship of Miami Children’s Health System. 

08/24/2016

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 Hospital Now Offering Robotic Single-Site Surgery for Children

Robotic single-site incision surgery is a minimally invasive option for patients in need of gallbladder and ovarian surgeries. 

07/12/2016

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

Founder’s Award from APSNA presented to Raquel Pasaron

Congratulations to Raquel Pasarón, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, for receiving the Founder’s Award from the National American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA). 

06/24/2016

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 Hosts Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Conference

Conference will bring together families and medical professionals to discuss Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome treatment and support offerings.

06/20/2016

From the Newsdesk

Parenting Boot Camp
01/18/2017 — Dr. Gloria Reifkohl will discuss specifics of newborn care including bathing, temperature taking, sleeping patterns, diapering, swaddling, soothing, feeding techniques and more.
Nicklaus Children's Becomes First Pediatric Facility in Southeast to Use MediGuide
01/16/2017 — The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the second pediatric facility in the world to use MediGuide, a technology that may be used to aid a physician in navigating the cardiac anatomy during implantable device procedures.
About Miami Children's Health System
01/12/2017 — Miami Children's Health System's journey from a stand alone children's specialty hospital to the pediatric health system known today all around the world.

In the Local News

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. 

Girl Undergoes Surgery in Miami to Remove Large Birthmark on Upper Lip

NBC Miami. — Brianna Brewer, a bubbly 3-year-old, had a very large vascular tumor on her face and lip, until Wednesday's procedure at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  

3-year-old girl has tumor on lip removed in SW Miami-Dade

WSVN 7 News. — A young girl born with a birthmark on her lip has gone through a successful surgery that will change her life. 

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