Some dressed up in suits and gowns. Some were on crutches. Some pulled electronic carts attached to IV lines dangling from their bodies.All were eager to attend the 18th annual Oncology Ball at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Orange.
CHOC Children’s Hospital has been recognized for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.
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CHOC recognized as one of nation’s best children’s hospitals - June 18, 2019
Coast Magazine Readers’ Choice Women in Health Care: Dr. Diane Nugent is a trailblazer in hematology - June 4, 2019
Nugent, who’s head of the pediatric hematology division at CHOC Children’s is helping promote a bill in Sacramento which would allocate funds to open sickle-cell clinics for adults who need access to care.
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From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Dr. Eric Ball - May 22, 2019
Dr. Eric Ball, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss teens and insomnia, including how much sleep teens need, how puberty affects sleep cycles, and proper sleep hygiene.
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Commentary: Holistic system of care essential to achieving mental wellness for children, teens - May 21, 2019
Our healthcare system has historically been fragmented, with physical and mental health treatments being compartmentalized.
Dana Hills High student is alive, thanks to mom whose daughter died after cross-country meet - May 20, 2019
Mothers Tina Aga and Gail Myers meet while volunteering at a heart screening clinic at Dana Hills High School. Aga’s daughter Ali, 15, was saved last year when a voluntary test caught a potentially fatal heart problem. Myers’ daughter Megan died in 2007 of Sudden Cardiac Arrest at age 14 during a track meet.
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Measles in Orange County - May 6, 2019
From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Dr. Terez Yonan - April 17, 2019
Dr. Terez Yonan, an adolescent medicine specialist at CHOC Children's, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss eating disorder warning signs, and what to do if you think someone may be suffering from an eating disorder.
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California’s first surgeon general prioritizes children and addressing health disparities - April 10, 2019
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris toured CHOC Children's Hospital's Mental Health Inpatient Center as part of her multi-city listening tour across the state.
CHOC Mission Names New Director of Patient Care Services - March 29, 2019
Stackleather joined CHOC Mission in 2015 as pediatric intensive care unit manager. She has severed as interim director, patient care services, for the last several months.
Ducks Strut the Catwalk in Support of CHOC Children’s - March 22, 2019
Celebrating its 12th year in support of CHOC Children's, the Anaheim Lady Ducks Fashion Show presented by The Worobey Family and Auction.com was held earlier this week at AV Irvine.
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From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Dr. Katherine Williamson - March 18, 2019
Dr. Katherine Williamson, a pediatrician on staff at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital, discusses what parents should know about screen time
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CHOC Children’s Photograph Selected for National Photo Exhibit Showcasing the Work of Children’s Hospitals - March 18, 2019
A photograph depicting a young patient in CHOC Children’s neonatal intensive care unit participating in a music therapy session has earned a spot in a national photo exhibit showcasing how children’s hospitals help kids thrive.
‘Definitely not an anti-vaxer’: Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule - March 15, 2019
"Every day you are eligible to get a vaccine that you don't get one, the chance of an invasive disease remains," says Dr. Charles Golden, executive medical director of the Primary Care Network at Children's Hospital of Orange County.
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