The Thompson Autism Center at CHOC Children’s will be devoted to evaluating children as early as possible to promote better outcomes; engaging children whose behaviors diminish quality of life for them and their families; and establishing a long-term support system for children with complex care needs
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CHOC Children’s has been awarded the Advisory Board 2018 Workplace of the Year Award. The annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. CHOC is one of only 20 organizations to receive the award.
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The Center will provide Orange County’s first psychiatric inpatient beds for children younger than 12 and is centerpiece of CHOC’s pediatric mental health system of care.
Dr. Hoang “Wayne” Nguyen has been appointed medical director of the CHOC Children’s Mental Health Inpatient Center. He will also serve as medical director, child and adolescent psychiatry and chair of the psychiatry section of CHOC’s medical staff.
The California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC) has named Liz Drake, RNC-NIC, MN, NNP, CNS, clinical nurse specialist in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital (CCMH), the 2018 winner of the Janet Pettit Memorial Award.
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A $3 million donation from a Corona del Mar couple will support positive programs and activities focused on survivorship for adolescents and young adults treated for cancer at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s.
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If you know a loved one is struggling, the first, and most important thing you can offer them is your unconditional support and love. From there, consider giving any (or all) of the following advice a try to show that person they truly aren't alone in their struggle.
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CHOC Children’s Hospital has been verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level II pediatric trauma center. This achievement recognizes CHOC’s commitment to providing the highest quality trauma care to injured patients.
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With close to 30 years of leadership experience in business operations, human resources and change management, Mark Steiman has joined CHOC Children’s as executive director, human resources, and will lead employee relations and engagement strategies for the pediatric healthcare system.
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Hundreds of community and business leaders, as well as philanthropists rallied together at the CHOC Children’s Gala to raise $2.7 million for Orange County’s only pediatric healthcare system, CHOC Children’s.
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Dr. Anthony C. Chang from the Children's Hospital of Orange County wants his fellow doctors to think outside the box when it comes to knowledge and expertise. Can an 'AI Sherlock' help?
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Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Orange County say they believe Sofia is the youngest person to receive the new technology — the battery-operated Micra Transcatheter Pacing System created by Medtronic
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Many illnesses that are easily spread peak in the fall and winter months, and this is particularly true among kids as they settle into school routines among their equally germ-prone peers.
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Bringing a wealth of clinical and administrative knowledge and experience, Dr. Lucy Morizio has been named director of the CHOC Orthopaedic Institute.