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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

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

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

Miami Children's Health System and Tyto Care to Expand Telehealth Services for Home Consumers

Miami Children's Health System Bringing Remote Telehealth Services to Patients’ Homes, Schools and Global Locations, Expanding Current Offerings and Improving Patient Care.

04/12/2017

Miami Children's Health System Named 403b Plan Sponsor of the Year

Miami Children’s Health System (MCHS) has been named Plan Sponsor of the Year by PLANSPONSOR magazine for offering comprehensive, competitive benefits and retirement plan options.  

04/12/2017

Miami Children’s Health System to Participate in ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

Physicians to obtain maintenance of certification credit for participation in system-wide initiatives to improve children’s health 

04/11/2017

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

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

From the Newsdesk

Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion | The Beacon Award for Excellence
05/16/2017 — Jackie Gonzalez, Nicklaus Children's Chief Nursing Officer, discusses how the new Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion on the Nicklaus Children's campus provides comfort and tranquility to parents of children receiving acute care. She also discusses about the gold Beacon Award for Excellence Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has received by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

For patients and families, the Beacon Award for Excellence signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.
El Pabellón de Cuidado Pediátrico Avanzado
05/16/2017 — La Dra. Deise Granado-Villar, Vicepresidente de Asuntos Académicos, explica el propósito de este pabellón.
EKG Screening Event at Christopher Columbus High School
05/04/2017 — Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Heart Program for providing free EKG screenings.

In the Local News

​Sudden infant deaths much more common for some

CBS News. — Fewer U.S. babies are dying from SIDS, but certain minorities remain at greater risk, a new study finds. 

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. 


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