Hospital Promotes Kangaroo Care For All Infants November 15, 2013 CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital and Mission Hospital have partnered with March of Dimes to celebrate skin-to-skin care this week, holding a “kangaroo-a-thon” meant to promote the practice by parents.
CHOC Children's Hospital Women Honored November 28, 2012 Two leading women at CHOC Children’s Hospital recently were named among Becker’s Hospital Review’s “120 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know” list for 2012.
The Costs of Childhood Obesity October 22, 2012 Individuals, families, communities and our country will face health- and weight-related issues lasting far into the future if we don’t address this problem now.
Disney parks host CHOC Walk October 15, 2012 Thousands poured through Disney California Adventure and continued through Disneyland in support of the 22nd annual Children's Hospital of Orange County Walk.
It was a perfect fit June 14, 2012 The CHOC Glass Slipper Guild’s 18th Annual Gala, held on May 5, encouraged and celebrated the community’s passion for the hospital
Meet Kim Cripe - OC Executive of the Month June 12, 2012 As the CEO of Children’s Hospital Orange County, Kim leads one of OC’s most crucially important organizations with a plan that focuses just as heavily on the compassion for its little patients and their families as it does on traditional aspects such as teamwork and business savvy. While this strategy reflects Kim’s terrific success as a leader, it also allows plenty of room for her to be a student, as the courage and resilience that she encounters from CHOC’s children on a daily basis serves as a vital inspiration for her continued professional growth.
'Miraculous' Find May Solve Murrieta Boy's Ailment May 08, 2012 The umbilical cord blood donated by the mother of 9-year-old Ricky Martinez at birth was located through a national database search. Doctors will insert it in hopes of restoring his immune system from severe aplastic anemia.
Olympians, Joy Jars give CHOC kids hope, fun May 02, 2012 Trevor was one of at least 60 children on the oncology and hematology ward at Children's Hospital of Orange County on Tuesday who got Joy Jars from Sandeno and her former teammate, Olympic gold medalist Jason Lezak.
CHOC Children’s celebrates Día del Niño April 30, 2012 Hundreds of patients were treated to music, magic and merriment on Monday morning, as part of a three-hour Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration held on the CHOC Children’s campus.
Ducks Show Some Fashion Sense March 19, 2012 Annual event thrown by the wives and girlfriends of the Ducks to benefit Children’s Hospital of Orange County – better known as CHOC.
CHOC Children's Prepares for 15th CHOC Follies March 07, 2012 CHOC Children's is gearing up for its return to the limelight later this month, when dozens of Orange County's business and community leaders will take to the stage to sing and dance in the hospital's annual fundraiser.
Power Up Promotes Healthy Lifestyles in O.C. February 28, 2012 Guest speaker Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, a pediatrician from CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital, launched the week by presenting the new government "Healthy Plate" concept.
Crown Ace Hardware raises $20k for CHOC Hospitals November 16, 2011 Each time a customer came through her checkout line at Crown Ace Hardware in the Heritage Hill shopping plaza, she's ask if they'd like to donate toward a campaign to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network that would benefit CHOC Children's in Orange and at Mission Hospital.