News and Updates from Phoenix Children's
March 06, 2019 - Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 children are seen in emergency rooms due to traumatic brain injury, a disruption to the normal function of the brain caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. Severe TBI results in approximately 7,000 childhood deaths annually, while survivors of the condition may suffer from long-term health conditions such as seizures, learning difficulty and communication disorders. To help promote the highest standards of care, and improve the overall rates of survival and recovery following TBI, a panel of pediatric critical care, neurosurgery and other pediatric experts today issued the 3rd edition of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe TBI.
February 22, 2019 - For the sixth time in a row, Phoenix Children’s has earned the top rating of three stars by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). The newest rating is based on congenital cardiothoracic surgery outcomes data for the period from July 2014 to June 2018. The Cardiothoracic Surgery team at Phoenix Children's is one of just 10 programs in North America to earn this rating out of 118 participating programs.
January 22, 2019 - Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Phoenix Children's Hospital was named a Top Children's Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the fourth time. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.
Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s is at the Forefront of Autism Research with Two New Grants
January 14, 2019 - Patients of Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Phoenix Children’s Hospital will soon benefit from two new research grants supporting clinical trials for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The grant recipient and principal investigator on these studies, Richard E. Frye, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at Phoenix Children’s, continues to earn major grants as he conducts his decades-long research in autism and other neurodevelopmental abnormalities.
January 02, 2019 - Everyone knows Valley Toyota Dealers and Phoenix Children’s Hospital are going places. Both organizations are on the cutting edge in their field, whether it’s building a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, or giving buyers a way to choose vehicles that let them leave a mark without leaving emissions in the air.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital Now Ranked in All 10 Specialties By U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals
January 02, 2019 - Phoenix Children’s Hospital once again has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, the only Arizona hospital to make the prestigious list.
New Sleep Recommendations from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine For the First Time Defining How Much Sleep Children Need
January 02, 2019 - A physician with Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital has helped create new recommendations from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), defining how much sleep children need.
January 02, 2019 - Genetics plays an important role in the diagnosis of cerebral palsy and epilepsy, according to a new discovery by a team of physicians and scientists led by Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
January 02, 2019 - Kip Welch, Vice President, Talent Acquisition at Phoenix Children's, brings more than 25 years of experience in the Human Resources field with an expertise in talent acquisition and recruiting.
January 02, 2019 - Before they can even start kindergarten, too many of our children are drowning - among Arizona children one to four years old, drowning deaths are happening at double the national rate. And, these deaths are most likely to happen between now and Labor Day weekend.
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