Press Releases

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Name Miami Children's Health System One of the Best Workplaces for Women

The Best Workplaces for Women also set themselves apart from competitors in other important ways: 95 percent of women at these organizations describe them as friendly, and the same share say they’re proud to tell others where they work.

09/15/2017

Dr. Narendra Kini Named a Becker's Hospital Review Leader to Know 2017

Dr. Kini is among a list of 112 hospital and health system CEOs recognized for outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout their careers.

09/14/2017

Boy with Rare, Genetic Syndrome Returns Home to Trinidad After Complex Craniofacial Surgery

A team of surgeons from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial Center performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a seven year-old child that will improve his vision and ability to eat, as well as his appearance and overall quality of life.

07/20/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Named 2017 Most Wired

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health.

07/13/2017

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Name Miami Children’s Health System One of the Best Workplaces for Millennials

Miami Children’s Health System is recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials in the U.S. by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

06/30/2017

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 identified among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2017-18 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings.

06/27/2017

Dr. Saima Aftab Joins Miami Children's Health System as Medical Director of Fetal Care Center

Dr. Aftab oversees the new Fetal Care Center, which is dedicated to families expecting an infant with medical needs that require intervention at birth. The program offers comprehensive, coordinated care from prenatal diagnosis to delivery, postnatal care and the transition to infant care.
 

06/22/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Receives Three Healthcare Advertising Awards

The Healthcare Advertising Awards is the oldest, largest and most widely respected healthcare advertising awards competition.

06/16/2017

Miami Children's Health System Celebrates Healthiest Company in America Award

Miami Children's Health System is one of 156 companies across the country being recognized for helping employees make significant and sometimes life-saving changes to improve their health.

06/14/2017

Miami Children's Health System Invests in Aces Health to Accelerate Clinical Research

Automation of clinical trial processes saves sponsor sites time and expenses.

06/13/2017

Computerworld Names Miami Children’s Health System to 2017 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Miami Children's Health System is recognized as number 3 among midsize organizations for being a leading institution in providing excellence in information technology along with great benefits and compensation to its employees.

06/12/2017

A Second Chance for Patients in Need of a Bone Marrow Transplant

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Cancer Center has successfully transplanted bone marrow from a mother who is only a half match donor to her young daughter utilizing a technique that requires specialized doses of chemotherapy prior to and after the transplant. Nicklaus Children’s is one of the few pediatric programs to offer the technique.

06/08/2017

Dr. Rani Gereige Appointed to AAP Committee on Continuing Medical Education

Dr. Rani Gereige, FAAP, Director of Medical Education at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, has been appointed to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Continuing Medical Education.

06/07/2017

Dr. Marcelo Laufer Elected President of Nicklaus Children's Medical Staff

Nicklaus Children's Hospital announces new president for the Medical Staff, 2017 to 2019 term. Dr. Marcelo Laufer has been elected as president and Dr. Moises Simpser vice president of the medical staff.

05/18/2017

Xoana Zampieri receives APSNA Foster Wound, Ostomy and Continence Grant

Congratulations to Xoana Zampieri, BSN, RN, WCC, CPN for being the recipient for the Foster Grant.

05/15/2017

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

Jackie Gonzalez, CNO, Honored as ‘Health Care Hero’

Jackie Gonzalez, DN, MSN, ARNP, Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was recognized by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as a 2017 Health Care Hero in the nursing category. Dr. Gonzalez was honored for her leadership and commitment to patient safety, which gave rise to the hospital’s Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program, now in use in more than 1,300 hospitals around the globe.

05/09/2017

Veteran Healthcare Executive George R. Lesmes Joins Pediatric Specialists of America as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital welcomes veteran healthcare executive George R. Lesmes as chief operating officer and executive director of Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Miami Children’s Health System.

05/08/2017

Judge Federico A. Moreno Joins Board of Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Judge Moreno joins the 18-member panel, which provides oversight and guidance to Nicklaus Children's Hospital and its network of outpatient centers.

04/25/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Performs the World’s First Focused Ultrasound Surgery on Hypothalamic Hamartoma Tumor in Epilepsy Patient

A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital used magnetic-resonance guided focused ultrasound to ablate a centrally located brain tumor in a young patient experiencing tumor-associated seizures.

04/20/2017

From the Newsdesk

MCHF5K Run/Walk
09/16/2017 — Join us for our 7th Annual Miami Children's Health Foundation's Run/Walk and come together for the children of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Pain Management and Awareness at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
09/06/2017 — September is Pain Awareness Month. This month-long recognition was created to increase education and awareness within our community about the effects of pain, the available treatments to alleviate pain and the importance of communication with healthcare providers regarding pain-related concerns so that pain can be better understood and treated.  
Pain Management and Awareness at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
09/06/2017 — September is Pain Awareness Month. This month-long recognition was created to increase education and awareness within our community about the effects of pain, the available treatments to alleviate pain and the importance of communication with healthcare providers regarding pain-related concerns so that pain can be better understood and treated.  

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. 


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