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Kids Health | November 2015

CHOC’s Small Baby Unit Improves Quality and Outcomes in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants

CHOC Children’s Small Baby Unit (SBU) is improving quality and outcomes in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants (babies born at 28 weeks gestation or less and weighing less than 1,000 grams), according to results of an article CHOC physicians and staff published in a recent issue of Pediatrics. Read More.

Understanding Pediatric Health Care

As a parent or guardian, you will make many decisions about your child’s health throughout their lifetime. Often, one of the first decisions you’ll make is what insurance to obtain. When you select your insurance plan, you may be looking for the lowest cost, but you should also consider which doctors and hospitals are covered by that plan.

CHOC’s NICU Is Expanding to Better Serve the Families of OC and Beyond

To enhance CHOC Children's patient- and family-centered care experience and meet the growing demand for services, CHOC will expand its NICU with the build out of 36 private rooms, with potential for more beds in a second construction phase.

CHOC Supporter Sandy Segerstrom Daniels to Be Honored on National Philanthropy Day

Sandy’s relationship with CHOC goes back about two decades, starting with her participation in the CHOC Follies, a beloved annual musical put on by community members to raise money for CHOC. This allowed her to combine her love of theater with her passion for helping children.
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    These special greeting cards were created by current and former patients at CHOC Children’s. This year, 12 new fun designs have been added to the collection, ranging from holiday beach scenes to traditional Christmas images. Every day cards are also available.
     
  • CHOC Children’s Receives $17.7 Million Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award
    CHOC Children’s, in partnership with Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego, has received a $17.7 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to help Southern California pediatricians expand their quality improvement capacity, learn from one another and achieve common goals of improved care, better health and reduced cost.
     
  • When the Ducks win, so will our kids. Click here to join the fun.
    For many years, the Anaheim Ducks have supported CHOC, with players and management visiting patients, delivering special Ducks merchandise and even enjoying friendly games of air hockey in the hospital playrooms. Now you can join your friends and neighbors in making a pledge to CHOC every time the Ducks win. Together with the Ducks, we can make kids' futures brighter than ever.

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