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News and Updates from Phoenix Children's

January 27, 2020 - Phoenix Children’s is pleased to announce Jared Muenzer, MD, MBA, has been promoted to serve the organization as Physician-in-Chief.
January 24, 2020 - Phoenix Children’s Center for Family Health and Safety has been awarded a grant by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The funds, which total more than $36,000, will support the distribution of car seats, booster seats, helmets, and education for parents on protection from motor vehicle crash-related injuries.
January 16, 2020 - DUBLIN and PHOENIX, Jan. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nationally ranked pediatric leader, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, is the first-ever health system in the U.S. to receive and deploy the newly FDA-cleared Medtronic Stealth Autoguide™ platform. Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, chose Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Phoenix Children’s as its first partner using this robotic technology. The highly advanced surgical tool is intended for use with the Medtronic StealthStation™ system, and Phoenix Children’s Hospital will use it in surgery for pediatric patients suffering from a range of neurological conditions.
January 14, 2020 - Phoenix Children’s Hospital (“Phoenix Children’s”) recently learned that it was the victim of a cyber attack where an unauthorized third party obtained access to seven Phoenix Children’s employees’ email accounts between the period of September 5, 2019, and September 20, 2019.

Upon learning of the incident, Phoenix Children’s took immediate steps to respond to the incident, including launching a comprehensive investigation with a leading forensic security firm to help determine the scope of the incident and those impacted. Additionally, Phoenix Children’s is taking measures to help prevent this type of incident from occurring in the future.
December 06, 2019 - Embarking on a second decade of serving patients and families in their most vulnerable moments, Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Palliative Care department will continue providing their world-class, family-centric care offering, expanding its reach with strategic partner, Hospice of the Valley.
November 25, 2019 - Phoenix Children’s Hospital is proud to report President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert L. “Bob” Meyer, was recognized as the Phoenix Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient during the publication’s 2019 C-Suite Awards event on November 7.
November 22, 2019 - In a move that cements Phoenix Children's position among the nation's top pediatric heart programs, the Heart Center has named John P. Breinholt, III, MD, as Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology. Dr. Breinholt rounds out a team of top-tier talent at the Heart Center, ranked No. 14 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and one of just 10 programs in North America to earn the Society of Thoracic Surgeons' highest distinction.
November 19, 2019 - One of the country’s foremost pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons has joined the top-ranked pediatric heart program at Phoenix Children’s. Roosevelt Bryant III, MD, now serves as surgical director of the Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Assist Device Program at Phoenix Children’s Heart Center, ranked 14 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals and one of just 10 congenital cardiothoracic surgery programs in North America to earn the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ highest-achievable three-star rating.
October 22, 2019 - Phoenix Children's Hospital has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF International is an independent nonprofit accreditor of health and human services aimed at raising care standards for service providers.
August 23, 2019 - Phoenix Children’s Hospital is proud to announce that three of the hospital’s leaders were selected as Health Care Heroes Awards finalists during Phoenix Business Journal’s award breakfast on August 22. Carmen Neuberger, Phoenix Children’s general counsel and executive vice president, was selected as a finalist and the winner for the Non-physician category. Angus Wilfong, MD, Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology, was selected as a finalist for the Innovator category, and Daniel Velez, MD, Division Chief of the Heart Center at Phoenix Children’s, was selected as a finalist in the Physician category.
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