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News from children's hospitals around the country that are participating in the Benefits That Benefit Children cause marketing program.

We are now Children’s Wisconsin

If you’re like many parents in Wisconsin, you might have first heard of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin as the hospital where sick kids go to get better. Since the day we were founded in 1894 as Milwaukee’s Free Hospital, we’ve always been there for Wisconsin’s kids...

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Moving to a New Beat

Moving to a New Beat

41 hours in the life of a little girl who received a big gift Surviving everything Stella Paul has been through in her 10 months of life is nothing short of a miracle. But her biggest miracle came on July 23, 2018, when a family made the difficult decision to donate...

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Pediatricians using specialized iPhone app to detect eye diseases

Pediatricians using specialized iPhone app to detect eye diseases

Pediatricians at Norton Children’s Medical Associates practices are using customized iPhones to detect serious eye problems, including amblyopia – lazy eye – and some types of eye cancer, such as retinoblastoma, in children age 6 and younger.

“Detecting these issues in young kids has always been tough, because children don’t want to stay still and can’t communicate vision problems,” said April R. Mattingly, M.D., pediatrician at Norton Children’s Medical Associates – Crestwood. “Some of these issues keep kids from seeing well in the classroom, but others can lead to surgery or vision loss if not caught early enough.”

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What it means to be a level 3 NICU or level 4 NICU

What it means to be a level 3 NICU or level 4 NICU

Some new parents find themselves grappling with unanticipated complications after their baby is born. If the baby has to spend time in the hospital, he or she likely will be in the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. That’s when parents may wonder what a NICU is and what’s the difference between levels of NICUs.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed standards for NICU designations to outline the type of care newborns can receive in a facility. Level 1 and 2 NICUs are designed to provide basic care for newborns with conditions that are expected to resolve without need for subspecialty care.

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ONCOR Supports Children’s Health Through the Benefits That Benefit Children Program

ONCOR Supports Children’s Health Through the Benefits That Benefit Children Program

Dallas, Texas – More than 600¬ employees participated in the Benefits That Benefit Children campaign to help raise $6,040 for Chidren’s Medical Center Foundation supporting Children’s Health℠. The donations were made on behalf of ONCOR and their employees by Combined Insurance Company of America, through Benefits That Benefit Children, a cause marketing campaign supporting children’s health initiatives across the country…

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