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Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Writes Off Child With Autism AND Global Developmental Delay (Intellectual Disabili by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Aug 2013 5:35am CHEO: No Teddy Bears & No Autism Program  for Severely Challenged Children  The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario has been added as a respondent in a human rights proceeding, and accused of discrimination, after it kicked an autistic child with global developmental delay, severe intellectual disability, out of an early interv ... Read on »
Medical child abuse: Making sense of the Boston Globe stories on Children’s Hospital by David W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Dec 2013 8:02am The Boston Globe caused quite a stir with its two-part story on Justina Pelletier, a 14 year-old girl taken from her parents and kept at Children’s Hospital in Boston for months after doctors there suspected her parents of “medical child abuse” and got the state child protection office to take emergency custody. The stories ( part I and part II ... Read on »
Petition Asks Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Allow Kidney Transplant to Disabled Child by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Jan 2012 12:00am You have likely heard of the child Amelia who has Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome and has been denied a life saving kidney transplant by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Below is her mother's heart wrenching blog entry about the doctor's visit.   So, a few things about this story: 1) There is a petition ask CHOP to reconsider Childr ... Read on »
Dr. Fals joins Florida Hospital for Children's Healthy 100 Kids program! by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 1:37pm Great News! Dr. Fals is now the Medical Director of the Center for Child and Family Wellness at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando! Let me tell you a bit about it... I will be working with a multidisciplinary team of health professionals (nutritionist, psychologist, and exercise physiologist) in establishing the pediatric practice spec ... Read on »
Be a Sweetheart to the Kids at the Samuelson Children’s Hospital by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jan 2014 6:00am Want to be a real sweetheart to the youngsters at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital? Send them a valentine! Now you can order a special valentine and have it delivered to one of the patients at the children’s hospital. You can visit www.lifebridgehealth.org/VDAYCARD14, pick one of the cool undersea designs, and request that a chil ... Read on »
Youfit Raises $4k For The Kids At Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Dec 2013 11:00pm Youfit Health Clubs, a partner with the Miracle Marathon, raised just over $4,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, benefiting young patients and their families. The final amount is a combination of donations from Youfit members and employees joined with a matching contribution from Youfit Health Clubs. With this contribution, You ... Read on »
Race for Our Kids Raises $100,000 for Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 6:00am Though the week leading up to Sunday, September 25, had been misty and muggy, with monsoon-like rains, Mother Nature gifted the approximately 915 people who raced—and walked—for the children (and families) who rely on the Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai with a crisp autumn morning. Sunshine, and fortune, smiled upon 2011’ ... Read on »
Local Girl “Stacks the Caps” for Kids at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 6:00am For many kids, no look is complete without a baseball cap – whether they’re proclaiming a love of the Ravens or the O’s, or simply showing off a favorite color. This is no different for youngsters who are undergoing cancer treatment. Fortunately, the kids at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai have a friend in nine-year-old ... Read on »
Children's Hospital LA pledges accountable care for kids by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 01 Dec 2011 9:46am by Marla Durben Hirsch - Contributing Editor, FierceHealthcare Most of the development and media attention regarding accountable care organizations (ACOs) has centered on an adult patient population. That's not necessarily surprising considering the Affordable Care Act's push for the creation of ACOs to treat Medicare beneficiaries. ... Read on »
Christmas gifts for kids at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital by brenda W. Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 10:21am My co-worker has been sending an email around for a few years with a request to donate gifts to hospitals.  There is practically no overhead with this charity.  You buy the toys from Amazon and they ship direct to the hospital.  If you spend more than $25 for most items, you get free shipping I know that there are many hospitals that are in ... Read on »