The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced that it will create a Starlight Site in Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford through their $1.5 million partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Teenagers and young adults fighting cancer and other illness at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center now have access to a brand new arts and crafts cart that will play an important role during their lengthy hospital stays.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has acquired HeadZone, based in Shelton, CT the organization announced today. The HeadZone practice specializes in the care of pediatric patients ages 5-22 years, who have sustained head injuries. HeadZone serves hundreds of children each year and shares the same values that serve as the foundation of care at Connecticut Children’s.
Connecticut Children’s neonatology program has outranked its local competitors in the 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital rankings released today. Connecticut Children’s neonatology program was ranked in the Top 30 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, among more than 1,500 NICUs across the country.
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN’S INJURY PREVENTION CENTER ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF 2018 HAYLEY PETIT INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION FELLOWSHIPS
CCMC School has transferred ownership to the Family Treatment Network.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the world’s first gene therapy clinical trial for Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD). This ground breaking clinical trial focusing on GSD Type Ia will be hosted by the GSD Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and UConn Health under the direction of leading pediatric endocrinologist and scientist David Weinstein, MD, MMSc.
Injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the United States, however nearly all of them can be prevented. To raise awareness and help keep children safe, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Safe Kids Connecticut are hosting the annual Safe Kids Day.
Families can find it overwhelming to arrange all of the medical care and social services needed for their children. Care coordinators offer powerful advocacy and support to help ease that burden for families. Not only do they help enhance outcomes for children by connecting them to needed services and resources, but they also help to lower health care costs by reducing the duplication of services families receive across the various sectors serving children and families.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and St. Vincent’s Medical Center announced today a new community alliance that will enhance neonatal care for families locally. Under the agreement, Connecticut Children’s neonatologists will provide 24/7 physician coverage for the St. Vincent’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This collaboration reflects an ongoing investment by St. Vincent’s to expand services for mothers and children and is consistent with Connecticut Children’s mission of providing world-class pediatric care close to home.