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Connecticut Children’s Doctor Co-Authors Nationwide Study that Uses Personalized Medicine to Predict Complications in Children Newly Diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease

Using a patient’s personal genetic makeup, a team of medical researchers led by a Connecticut Children’s gastroenterologist has discovered a new way to predict if a child newly diagnosed with Crohn’s disease will require major surgery within 3 to 5 years.
March 17, 2017  

Connecticut Children's Injury Prevention Center Seeks Applicants for Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship

The Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center is currently accepting applications for The Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship.
March 6, 2017  

Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Alliance Gift Helps Expand Clinical Trials for Cancer Research at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

A $500,000 gift from the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Alliance will help Connecticut Children’s Medical Center expand the availability of clinical trials to adolescents and young adults with cancer.
February 22, 2017  

Connecticut Children's Launches Learning Collaborative to Promote Innovative Community Child Health Model

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a national leader in the field of community child health and is now launching a new learning collaborative to share its community child health experiences, lessons learned, and tools with select children’s hospitals around the country.
February 15, 2017  

Connecticut Cancer Physician Leading IBM’s Global Crowdsourcing Research Effort “Smash Childhood Cancer” in the United States

Along with a team of international researchers and IBM, Ching Lau, MD, is actively searching for the right drug compound that could affect the key molecules and proteins that control cancer cells in several common childhood cancers.
February 6, 2017  

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center First in State to Connect Electronically to Prescription Monitoring Program

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has become the first healthcare organization in the state to have successfully integrated the hospital’s electronic health records system with the state prescription drug database!
January 31, 2017  

New Federal Report Encourages States to Adopt Developmental Screening Program Similar to Connecticut Children's Help Me Grow Model

A new joint policy statement, released by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, includes a recommendation for states to adopt a centralized intake, screening and referral process, specifically naming our Help Me Grow® system model.
January 20, 2017  

Connecticut Students & Businesses Team Up with Connecticut Children's for the 6th Annual "PJ for the Kids" to Benefit the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

On December 9th, 2016 school kids and business partners across Connecticut will don PJs, standing together in support of the kids at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center who wear their PJs for days, weeks or even longer while fighting cancer and other serious illnesses at the hospital.
December 8, 2016  

Connecticut Children’s Receives 2016 Press Ganey Success Story Award Recognizing its Demonstrated Innovation and Leadership in Improving Patient Experience

Connecticut Children’s has been named a 2016 Success Story Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Success Story Award recognizes outstanding health care organizations with compelling stories of innovation and leadership that have measurably improved patient experience, clinical quality or caregiver engagement.
November 8, 2016  

Connecticut Children's Emerald Anniversary Gala to Celebrate 20 Years of Courage, Brains and Heart

On Saturday, November 12, hundreds will gather at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford for an evening of celebration and support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and its patients and families.
November 7, 2016  
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