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UNC Children's Named to "Best Hospitals" List
UNC Children’s has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals" with nine clinical categories honored, up from seven last year.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2017 / June
Avoiding summer trauma injuries
Summertime means children are out of school and involved in activities that may lead to injury. But as WNCN reports with the help of UNC Children's trauma program director, Dr. Kim Erickson, and one N.C. Children's Hospital family, simple precautions can keep children safe and enjoying fun in the sun.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
N.C. Children's Hospital named one of “America’s Best”
This marks the seventh consecutive year that UNC Hospitals has been ranked among the nation’s preeminent pediatric facilities by U.S. News Media Group.
Located in News / 2014 / June
Taking the sting out of insect-sting allergies
Insect stings cause 40 to as many as 100 deaths nationwide each year. A review of current scientific literature related to specific insect-sting hypersensitivity points to epinephrine auto-injectors and immunotherapy as lifesavers in people with a previous sting-induced systemic allergic reaction.
Located in News / 2014 / April
Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014
Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the N.C. Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will be caring once again for disabled children at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti this May, along with Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R. Zanmi Beni was created to care for physically and/or mentally handicapped orphans, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
N.C. Children's Hospital Triangle’s first American College of Surgeons-verified Level I pediatric trauma center
UNC Hospitals is home to the Triangle’s only pediatric trauma program recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children; one of only five in entire Southeast.
Located in News / 2014 / January
UNC-led project dramatically reduces newborn bloodstream infections in North Carolina
A quality improvement project championed by the UNC-led Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) resulted in a 71 percent reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in 13 North Carolina NICUs, avoiding 110 infections annually and saving 17 lives a year. Study results were published in Pediatrics, official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 2
Taking on the System
Tina Schade Willis, a pediatric ICU doctor and winner of the UNC Fuller Award, works to improve teamwork among hospital staff to benefit patients and their families.
Located in News / 2013 / December
RN: Real Nurses - Donovan Hazard
Donovan Hazard, an RN in the Newborn Critical Care Center at N.C. Children's Hospital, is also a bow hunter.
Located in News / 2013 / October
UNC Health Care to host live Facebook chat on newborn genome mapping
Dr. Cynthia Powell of N.C. Children's Hospital and Dr. Jonathan Berg of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will answer your questions in a live Facebook chat at noon (12 p.m.) Eastern time on Thursday, Sept. 26.
Located in News / 2013 / September