Hospital News

Published on May 2, 2012
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At the time, there was no formal training process for neonatal therapists caring for critically ill babies—so three specialists at Children's Hospital Los Angeles created one. More than a decade later, the “Competency Checklist for the Neonatal and High-Risk Infant Therapist... Read More
Published on January 24, 2012
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The Trauma Department’s Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has partnered with the food services department to open the Safety Corner in the Family Pantry in the Anderson Pavilion. The corner, which can be found next to the HBO Café, provides patients... Read More
Published on September 20, 2011
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In 1917, 3-year-old Helen Baker went to Children's Hospital Los Angeles for minor neck surgery. At that time, the hospital had just settled into its 100-bed facility at Vermont and Sunset. Now 97-years-old, Helen says, "I remember being so scared to get on the gurney on the... Read More
Published on June 28, 2011
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More than 200 community leaders and supporters celebrated the historic dedication of the nation’s most technologically advanced children’s hospital on June 23 by cutting the ribbon on the new Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on May 9, 2011
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Today, Marion Anderson, longtime supporter of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, formally announced a $50 million transformative gift for the New Hospital Building (NHB) during an event at the hospital. The NHB will be known as the Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion when the... Read More
Published on May 24, 2010
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Ten-year-old, Alex Ito, is full of energy and smiles as he delivers an enthusiastic speech on history before his 5th grade classmates as the Marquis de Lafayette. ... Read More
Published on February 20, 2010
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A recent Good Day LA interview featured Children's Hospital Los Angeles patient, Zach Grebey, as well as Head of Rheumatology, Dr. Andreas Reiff. During the interview, Zach talks about his battle with rheumatoid arthritis. The 8-year-old explains how he first knew something was... Read More
Published on January 29, 2010
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A recent NPR article about rebuilding efforts in post-earthquake Haiti featured this photo slideshow that includes gripping images of Childrens Hospital Chief of Surgery, Dr. Henri Ford.   The photos play to audio from a Morning Edition radio... Read More
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A 18-person medical team left Children’s Hospital Los Angeles two weeks ago to head to Haiti on a medical mission. The task at hand was a medical procedure six months in the making with world-renowned surgeons poised to separate twin girls—Marian and Michelle—who were... Read More
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Gateway Building to Get a New Name What better way for a former patient to benefit her favorite hospital than by naming a building? When Joyce Black (pictured here with her husband Stanley), was a little girl, she had severe ear infections that simply would not go away.... Read More
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The original version of this story is featured in Community Benefit Report, 2013 issue (page 20). Recent studies show that in Los Angeles, 22 percent of young adults ages 18 to 24 live in poverty. Among those ages 20 to 24, unemployment is 9.4 percent, compared to 6... Read More

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