Cincinnati Children’s In the News
Moving forward, our weekly roundup “This Week in Health News,” will evolve to take a closer look at Cincinnati Children’s internal developments and press coverage. After all, our goal is to communicate the insights, research, achievements and leadership that makes Cincinnati Children’s one of the best children’s hospitals in the country.
We hope you enjoy this first installment of “Cincinnati Children’s In the News” and please feel free to offer comments below– we really do listen!
U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals 2010
U.S. News & World Report
June 4, 2010
It’s not often that we take time to reflect on our successes; the quest for improved children’s health care is a wonderful, but time-consuming journey!
But our Cincinnati Children’s team is thrilled with our Honor Roll ranking by the latest U.S. News report of the country’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Our focus on quality has positioned Children’s in the top 10 for all 10 pediatric specialties; ranking in the top 5 for eight of those 10 specialties!
For additional information and a look at our U.S. News slideshow, check out our Newsroom!
Doc Makes Each Day Count: Cystic Fibrosis Doesn’t Deter Career Dream
June 7, 2010
Ten years ago, at age 17, Kevin Bauereis didn’t know how long he’d live, as his daily battle with cystic fibrosis created questions around every turn. That’s when Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center became his second home. He started breathing treatments, wore a vibrating vest to break up the mucus and was put on antibiotics.
Though he was told as a child that the life expectancy of someone with the disease was about 18 years, Kevin blew past that with optimism. Despite his persistent health problems, he stayed focused on his academics.
Fast forward to present day, Kevin is 27 and, on July 1, will begin his residency as an anesthesiologist at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Click here to read more about Cincinnati Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Center and to download our ‘My Care Connection’ users guide…
School and Library Books Aimed to Prevent Childhood Obesity
June 5, 2010
Dr. Victor Garcia, director of Trauma Services and Associate Surgical Director for our Comprehensive Weight Management Center, will serve as an expert consultant for an upcoming 10-book series to provide teachers and other education professionals with ammunition for fighting childhood obesity.
Each book presents a different facet of this topic, including healthy eating choices, and emotional and self-esteem issues. Topics are presented sympathetically and clearly for young readers, explaining the reasons, the risks, and ways to fight back against the obesity epidemic.
Click here to learn more about our Comprehensive Weight Management Center and our specialized dietary program, HealthWorks!