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On Nov. 16, we broke ground on southern Colorado's first pediatric-only hospital. Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs is scheduled to open in 2018.
Recently a Denver Health employee, Dr. Michelle Herren, posted racist and derogatory remarks on social media against the First Lady of the United States. This behavior is intolerable. Dr. Michelle Herren has never been an employee at Children’s Colorado. She has provided anesthesia care at Children’s Colorado, at most three to four days a month, and will no longer be providing clinical services.
A mother donated part of her liver to her 9-month-old son, who suffered from a rare liver disease. The CBS4 media story also highlights Dr. Michael Wachs, surgical director of Children’s Colorado’s transplant program, who performed the operation.
The new center pairs traditional birth attendants with nurses trained as skilled birth attendants so deliveries can be shifted from the home to the birth center. The shift is expected to improve maternal and fetal health in an area which currently experiences extremely high rates of maternal morbidity and neonatal mortality.
“Miracles We Have Seen” is a collection of 85 essays written by renowned specialists in virtually every field of medicine. The essays recount, in moving everyday language, clinical events which stunned the physicians and everyone else involved – impossible cures, breathtaking resuscitations, extraordinary awakenings, spectacular serendipities, and recovery from unimaginable disasters.
News anchor Cheryl Preheim and her son, Joshua, were featured regarding their Brave Conquers Fear program at Children's Hospital Colorado. The campaign, founded by the Preheims following Joshua’s heart surgery, brings hope and t-shirts with the Brave Conquers Fear motto to families at the hospital.
In an article about the "anxious times" we live in, Colorado Community Media explores anxiety in youth and ways to address it -- including tips from Ali Schroer, a licensed clinical social worker at Children's Hospital Colorado.
As outdoor temperatures drop during the winter months, burn risks rise. Dr. Steven Moulton, Burn Center Medical Director and trauma surgeon at Children's Colorado talks to CBS4 about keeping kids safe around glass-front fireplaces.
We're encouraging families impacted by autism to join the nation’s largest autism study. Meet a family who's helping advance autism research.
StartUp Health announces the inaugural Call for Innovations, which is a part of a collaboration with University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Hospital Colorado and UCHealth to discover and support entrepreneurs and innovators seeking to transform health.
An inpatient school program at Children's Colorado helps patients continue their education and tailors classes to each child's needs.
Children’s Hospital Colorado and the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region announced a new partnership aimed at improving the health of children and teens in the Pikes Peak region.
The Pediatrics in Disasters (PEDs) training program, which trains healthcare and humanitarian workers to prioritize life-saving care for children in disasters, has been revised to focus more directly on sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East – where there has been an increase in conflict, refugees and displaced populations.
Infectious disease experts, including Dan Olson, MD, said that there are other technologies in development that could help fight Zika, from vaccines that can be produced more quickly, to mosquito sprays that can help eradicate the virus-carrying mosquitoes.
The patient-family involvement at Children's Colorado is one of many reasons why our hospital stands out among other healthcare organizations.
As more states legalize recreational cannabis, there is a growing safety concern with an increase of children ingesting and being exposed to edible marijuana.
Read Dr. Benjamin H. Hughes, a fellow of pediatric pulmonology and instructor of pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Breathing Institute, opinion piece on what he believes are the top benefits of supporting Colorado’s Amendment 72.
Flight For Life Colorado (FFLC), the critical care transport service of Centura Health, and Children’s Hospital Colorado announced plans to expand their services to include a new helicopter specially for the tiniest pediatric patients.
Children’s Hospital Colorado patients have voted and 91 percent of them are in favor of increasing the tobacco tax, a vote yes for Amendment 72. Out of the 360 ballots that were cast by both inpatient and outpatient children and youth over the past week, 326 were in favor of charging more for cigarettes.
The CDC has reported an increase in acute flaccid myelitis, a neurological condition that starts as a respiratory illness but can often end with sudden muscle weakness and paralysis.
Children’s Hospital Colorado is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with StartUp Health Colorado, which is organizing and supporting a global army of entrepreneurs to improve the health and wellness of billions of people worldwide.