Press Releases

Patients Share Inspiring Testimonials at First Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference

In observance of vascular birthmarks awareness month, The International Birthmarks Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital held its first Vascular Birthmarks Conference at the hospital’s main campus on May 5th. The event brought together patients, families and medical professionals representing a range of specialties to present the latest in diagnosis, treatment and research related to birthmarks. 

05/18/2018

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Becomes First Children’s Hospital to Acquire NeuroLogica’s Latest mobile CT, OmniTom®

Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami, Florida, is the first children’s hospital in the nation to acquire the OmniTom® mobile CT scanner from NeuroLogica, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The OmniTom is the world’s first medical device delivering high quality non-contrast CT scans at the patients’ bedside with omni-directional wheels, collecting real-time data on pediatric patients.



05/16/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Opens Pediatric Urgent Care Facility in City of Homestead

Nicklaus Children’s Health System announces the opening of its newest urgent care location, the Nicklaus Children’s Homestead Outpatient Center. The center is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Located at 2072 NE 8 Street at the Campbell Shoppes in Homestead, the facility offers walk-in pediatric urgent care, for infants older than 2 months, children, teens and young adults through age 21.

05/16/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Challenges Constitutionality of Recent Trauma Legislation

Narendra Kini, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Nicklaus Children’s Health System issued the following statement on the constitutional challenge of the recently passed trauma legislation.

05/14/2018

8th Annual South Region Florida Nurses Association Award Ceremony and Symposium

Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital nurses recognized for nursing excellence at the 8th Annual South Region Florida Nurses Association Award Ceremony and Symposium on April 14, 2018.

05/02/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Receives NAEC Accreditation

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center has received accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

05/01/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Health System Recognized by CIO as a CIO 100 Award Winner

IDG’s CIO has named Nicklaus Children’s Health System a 2018 CIO 100 winner. The 31st annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

05/01/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Health System Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have once again honored Nicklaus Children’s Health System as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma. 

04/23/2018

​Personalized Medicine Initiatives Offer Hope to Acutely Ill Children at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine and Sanford Health, has launched two genomic medicine research protocols to more effectively diagnose and treat children with unexplained illnesses.

04/17/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Radio Lollipop Hosts 11th 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 to benefit Radio Lollipop program for hospitalized patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
 

04/12/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Opens Pediatric Urgent Care Facility in Hialeah

Nicklaus Children’s Health System has opened its newest pediatric urgent care facility, the Nicklaus Children’s Hialeah Outpatient Center in the city of Hialeah.  The center, located at 990 W 49th Street, offers walk-in pediatric urgent care services from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily for infants, children, teens and young adults through age 21.

03/26/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center Celebrates 20 Years of Service

The Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center, located in Weston, FL, is celebrating its 20th anniversary of serving children in the community.

03/16/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Opens Pediatric Outpatient Facility in Pinecrest

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has opened the Nicklaus Children’s Pinecrest Outpatient Center, located in Suniland Plaza Shopping Center, within the Village of Pinecrest. The center offers walk-in pediatric urgent care services seven days a week in an environment dedicated exclusively to kids and features a Sports Health Center destination for young athletes.

03/16/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Health System Harnesses Location Intelligence for Healthcare with Nesa Solutions

Nicklaus Children’s Health System today at HIMSS18 announced that it has successfully deployed INSIGHT Location Intelligence, the flagship product of Nesa Solutions, Inc., provider of workflow automation and information management services, across its 2.5 million square foot main campus located in Miami, FL.

03/06/2018

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Nurses Receive WOCNCB Certifications

Congratulations to Stephanie Whitley, MSN, RN, CPN, NE-BC, CWOCN and Xoana Zampieri, BSN, RN, WCC, CPN, CWON on becoming Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Contienence Nurse (CWOCN®).
 

 

03/06/2018

Jane Bragg announced HPNA President of Southeastern Florida Chapter

Congratulations to Jane Bragg, MSN, ARNP, MBA, PMHNP-BC, CPON, NEA-BC on becoming President of Southeastern Florida Chapter of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA).

03/06/2018

Kenny G Performs for Patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital Courtesy of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and the Honda Classic

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and The Honda Classic golf tournament sponsored an intimate performance by jazz star Kenny G for hospitalized children at Nicklaus Children's Hospital on February 22.

02/22/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Designated National Program Office for Victor Center for Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has been designated the national program office for the Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases, an entity dedicated to the prevention of inherited diseases common among the Jewish population.

02/15/2018

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Horizon Nurse Residency Program Earns Accreditation with Distinction from American Nurses Credentialing Center

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Horizon Nurse Residency Program has achieved accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Accreditation with Distinction is the highest recognition bestowed by the ANCC’s Commission on Accreditation. Nicklaus Children’s is the second children’s hospital in the nation to achieve this recognition.

02/07/2018

Mario Murgado and Michael Fux Elected Officers of Nicklaus Children's Health System Board

Mario Murgado, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brickell Motors, has been re-elected chair of the board for Nicklaus Children’s Health System, parent organization of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Michael Fux, CEO of Comfort Revolution, a leading developer of high-end sleep products, was re-elected vice chair.

01/29/2018

In the Local News

It may sound like sci-fi, but the new way to treat a brain tumor is to vaporize it

Miami Herald. — The procedure doesn’t require surgery; instead, it uses intense heat to pinpoint and destroy the tumor. 

Hospital conducts study into incision-less procedure to treat centrally located brain tumor

Local 10 News. — A multi-disciplinary team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is conducting an FDA approved study into an incision-less procedure to treat centrally located brain tumors. 

Nicklaus Children's doctors treat skull deformity in babies that doesn't allow the brain to grow properly

Local 10 News. — Ellis underwent a procedure at Nicklaus Children's Hospital to correct the rare condition, called metopic craniosynostosis, where the bones in the skull fuse together.