Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Health’

Toyota, Children’s Health Team Up to Cut Central Line Infections

Posted by Lance Murray

A collaboration between Toyota and Children’s Health has led to a 75 percent reduction in central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) for patients in the system’s gastroenterology unit.

CLABSIs can be acquired by patients when bacteria or other germs get …

Children’s Health to Provide Virtual Mental Health Counseling in Area Schools

Posted by Mallory Houser

This fall, Children’s Health is providing telemedicine technology to students in need of mental health counseling.

The pilot program will deliver therapy visits to students in select Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD schools. Dallas ISD is also considering the program.

“We knew

3-D Heart Imaging Helps Diagnose, Treat Children

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

New 3-D software will produce holograms of the heart at Children’s Health Heart Centers in North Texas.

The technology will give family members a better understanding of their child’s condition, while helping physicians plan surgeries, D CEO Healthcare reports.…

‘Smart Pills’ Help Monitor Children’s Health Patients

Posted by Lance Murray

Children’s Health of Dallas is the first pediatric system in the nation to use tiny pills to help pediatric transplant patients stay on track with their treatments.

The so-called “smart pill” technology, once ingested, transmits a signal to a patch …

$20M Center for North Texas Foster Children Opens

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence officially opened Monday, giving foster children a new, $20 million home, D Healthcare Daily reported.

The 15,000-square foot center gives Children’s Health two facilities with a combined 13 exam rooms, 10 therapy …

Trigger’s Toys Provides Financial, Emotional Support for Children with Medical Needs

Posted by Heather Noel

NONPROFIT PLANS TO TARGET MORE INDIVIDUALS, FACILITIES IN NEED


Bryan Townsend considers himself lucky because he can pinpoint the exact moment his life changed.

Unemployed from the spirits industry, the Richardson resident decided to certify his yellow Labrador as a …

2 Hospitals Honored for Environmental Friendliness

Posted by Lance Murray

Children’s Health and Parkland Memorial Hospital have something to crow about, as both Dallas hospitals were included in Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of the nation’s 50 most-environmentally friendly hospitals.

The annual list honors the nation’s greenest hospitals, D Healthcare Daily

3 Things: Children’s Health Offering New Ingestible Tech

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Children’s Health offers a digital solution for patients, Dallas holds on to second place in the Small Business Index, and a local desk company is expanding its new wave office furniture.

Dallas-based Children’s Health is offering new technology that helps …

3 Things We’re Reading: Children’s Health Offers Virtual Visits in Schools

Posted by Heather Noel

CHILDREN’S HEALTH OFFERS VIRTUAL VISTS; AT&T PLANS TO AQUIRE VIDEO STREAMING COMPANY; WALMART LAUNCHES MOBILE PAY IN NORTH TEXAS


Every day, Dallas Innovates staffers scan websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here …

Pieces Technologies Helps Hospitals Improve Health Care

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The analytics of health care has become a multimillion-dollar business for Pieces Technologies.

The startup just secured $21.6 million in Series A funding and launched its software in Children’s Health System of Texas.

Pieces Technologies is using software to help …