phoenix children’s hospital Archives

I scream! You scream! Creamistry coming to uptown

Creamistry

The popular chemistry inspired ice creamery, Creamistry is opening up an Uptown Phoenix location on July 11, right next door the Phoenix’s first ever Lou Malnati’s Pizza location. The ice cream shop will host a grand opening, with specials for the week of July 18 at the new uptown location, near Central Avenue and Camelback… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital ranked among best hospitals

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital once again has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, the only Arizona hospital to make the prestigious list. U.S. News & World Report’s national publication ranks children’s hospitals annually for its clinical expertise and patient outcomes in 10 medical specialties (listed below). For the first time,… Read More →

3D-printed heart helps family cope with toddler’s lifetime of heart surgeries

Jemma Starks, 2 1/2 years old, points out her heart defect on a 3D printed replica. Her mother, Stephanie Starks, was shocked to learn Jemma had congential heart disease. (Photo by Christina Tetreault/Cronkite News)

Just days after she was born, Jemma Starks nearly died. Surgeons have operated on her three times over her 2½ years to keep her heart beating. As she prepares for a fourth open-heart surgery, the toddler plays with a color-coded 3D-printed heart that is a replica of the heart beating inside her chest. She wiggles… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital will ‘Go Gold’ in September

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A child is diagnosed with cancer every three-and-a-half minutes and only a staggering 4 percent of U.S. federal funding is earmarked for childhood cancer research. That is why Phoenix Children’s Hospital is asking the Community to Go Gold this September during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month – with the goal of raising $1 million to support the Hospital’s Center for… Read More →

Cancer moonshot 2020: An important step towards cancer care

Cancer moonshot 2020

In February, the state of Arizona took another leap forward in its evolution as a national hub of innovation, technology and bioscience. As part of the aspirational Cancer Moonshot 2020 announced by Vice President Joe Biden and spearheaded by renowned doctor and health care entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong, Phoenix Children’s will assume the national lead position… Read More →

Kitchell to build cancer center at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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by in AZRE Magazine

Kitchell has been tapped to build out the future Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (on the second floor of the Hospital), for which a $15 million campaign was recently launched. The “Hope Lives Here” campaign’s Honorary Co-chairs are Arizona Diamondback Paul Goldschmidt and his wife Amy. Renderings of the new… Read More →

Meet the finalists for Healthcare Leadership Awards

Doctor, Vacancy

Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

Good times at McDowell Mountain Music Festival

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

The weekend-long party in the grass, McDowell Mountain Music Festival, came to a close, Sunday, after famed acts such as Beck, Kid Cudi, The Avett Brothers and many other bands rocked the stage. Wespac Construction put on its 13th Annual Festival in Margaret T. Hance Park from March 11 to 13 where all proceeds benefitted the… Read More →

Carrington gives back with Heart Pillow Project

Students at Carrington College’s North Campus in Phoenix prepare to deliver more than 500 handmade pillows to patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Students in the Medical Assisting program at Carrington College’s Phoenix North campus, which is located at 8503 N. 27th Ave., delivered more than 520 homemade heart-shaped pillows to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The pillows were donated through Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Heart Pillow Project, which aims to raise awareness of congenital heart defects. As part of the program,… Read More →

Executive Council Charities commits $500K to PCH

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Members of the Board of Directors for Executive Council Charities met, Tuesday, at Phoenix Children’s Hospital to provide the first installment of a $500,000 commitment over five years to fund the sub waiting room, discharge lobby and a family consult room at the new emergency department and trauma center. After a brief program, a tour… Read More →

MoonShot 2020 takes steps in fight against cancer

moonshoot

Pediatric oncology leaders, Arizona Sen. John McCain and other state officials announced Thursday that Arizona will be the first state to support Cancer MoonShot 2020, a government and private research initiative seeking to accelerate immunotherapy cancer treatment. Cancer MoonShot 2020 also launched its MoonShot 2020 Pediatrics coalition Thursday, involving Phoenix Children’s Hospital and nine other… Read More →

Phoenix Ronald McDonald House undergoing makeover

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is getting a $400,000 makeover, renovating all 18 family bedrooms in its four-story Cambridge House. Seventeen of the 18 bedrooms where families stay while their children are undergoing medical care in the Valley have been adopted by companies, foundations, individuals and organizations, which will purchase and install… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s biospecimen program earns distinction

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Phoenix Children’s Biospecimen Sciences program received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists, an organization that recognizes excellence in pathology and laboratory medicine. Phoenix Children’s is one of only three children’s hospitals nationwide with a CAP-accredited biorepository. The CAP accreditation recognizes the biorepository’s processes and policies for handling and banking biospecimens, ensuring high standards of… Read More →

VCA donates $189K to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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At the beginning of December, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital received over $189,000 worth of toys from Value Card Alliance, a no-cash marketplace for more than 36,000 businesses. Each month VCA picks a local charity to fundraise for, and this month Phoenix Children’s Hospital was picked. In the last five years, more than half a million… Read More →