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West Coast University Donates More than $2.2 Million to CHOC Children’s
September 26, 2012
CHOC Children’s receives more than $2.2 million from West Coast University. Generous donation will help establish a Center of Nursing Excellence at CHOC.
CHOC Welcomes New Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
February 06, 2012
Nurse leader joins CHOC as VP, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer.
CHOC Children's Nurse Leader Receives Highest Nursing Honor
October 12, 2010
Jill Fargo, RN, MSN, FNP, NEA-BC, earns the NurseWeek Excellence Award for Management
CHOC Children's Nurse Receives Chris Stewart-Amidei Writing Excellence Award
March 25, 2010
CHOC Children's Clinical Nurse Specialist Jennifer Cohen, MSN, CNS, RN, CNRN, CCRN, was awarded the Chris-Stewart Amidei Writing Excellence Award from the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing (JNN) for her article "Interrater Reliability and Predictive Validity of the FOUR Score Coma Scale in a Pediatric Population."
CHOC is One of Only Eight Children's Hospitals in the Nation Named a 2009 Leapfrog Top Hospital
December 03, 2009
CHOC is named a 2009 Leapfrog Top Hospital - an elite recognition honoring high standards of patient safety and quality of care.
CHOC Children's Nurses Honored by Association of California Nurse Leaders
February 17, 2009
Two of CHOC Children's nurses have been recognized by the Association of California Nurse Leaders.
CHOC and UCI to Create World-Class Center for Children's Health
November 21, 2008
Children's Hospital of Orange County, UC Irvine Healthcare and UC Irvine School of Medicine will form a strategic affiliation to better serve children and families.
Congratulations on achieving Magnet status!
August 12, 2008
The Medical Staff of Children’s Hospital of Orange County wishes to extend our proudest and most sincere congratulations to CHOC’s nursing staff upon the recently announced award of Magnet status.
CHOC Achieves Coveted Magnet Status
July 16, 2008
CHOC has been awarded "Magnet recognition" for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). CHOC now joins an elite group of hospitals - 3% to 4% in the nation - that has been recognized nationally by the ANCC.
CHOC at Mission Clinical Documentation Team Honored as a National "Best Nursing Team" by ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine
April 14, 2008
CHOC at Mission was honored today by ADVANCE for Nurses magazine, a biweekly magazine serving 1.7 million healthcare professionals, for having one of the nation’s five "best nursing teams" for 2008
Churm Media Recognizes two CHOC Leaders in 2008 "20 Women to Watch" List
March 13, 2008
When Orange County media powerhouse Churm Media identifies "20 Women to Watch," Orange County pays attention. This year's impressive list includes two CHOC leaders - Dr. Daphne Wong, Assistant Director of the Pediatric Residency Program and Medical Director of the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Program, and Dana Bledsoe, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer.
CHOC's Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer is Recognized with Excellence in Leadership Award
February 08, 2008
CHOC Nursing Leader, Dana Bledsoe, is honored for professional development and clinical excellence.
CHOC Docs Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 03, 2008
Congratulations to the CHOC physicians featured as "Physicians of Excellence" in the January issue of Orange Coast Magazine. The annual program, developed by the magazine and the Orange County Medical Association, honors the region's outstanding physicians for their dedication to the profession and for their service to the community.
CHOC Receives Another Top Score in Quality and Safety Practices From The Leapfrog Group
July 25, 2007
CHOC is Selected as a Member of the United Resource Networks Neonatal Centers of Excellence network
March 26, 2007
Hoag Hospital Partners with CHOC to Enhance Pediatric Care in Coastal Orange County
January 12, 2007
More than 35 CHOC Docs are Named Physicians of Excellence
January 03, 2007
More than 35 Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) physicians, including specialists and pediatricians, are featured as "Physicians of Excellence" in the January 2007 issue of Orange Coast magazine.
Children's Hospital of Orange County named to Leapfrog's Top Hospitals 2006 List
October 20, 2006