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07/01/2015

On July 1, St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Critical Care Transport Team becomes one of the first pediatric hospitals in the nation—and the first in Missouri and Illinois—to offer scene response—the capability of sending via helicopter a pediatric specialty care team directly to the site of an accident involving children.

06/09/2015

In each of the 10 specialties surveyed, St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine is again among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. The publication released its annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” edition, along with the methodology used to prepare the rankings.

06/02/2015

In its 136 year history, St. Louis Children’s Hospital has grown exponentially. It has expanded its services into the community through mobile health programs and emergency services offered within other hospitals. But today it will add a new freestanding location, as hospital staff and Washington University Physicians welcome patients to the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center at the corner of I-64/Hwy 40 and Mason Road in west St. Louis County.

05/20/2015

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation and the team at Jilly’s Cupcake Bar and Café and Jilly’s Ice Cream Bar are excited to announce that Jilly’s cupcakes and ice cream will be added to the menu of items for sale at the Children’s Hospital cafeteria beginning Monday, June 1.

02/23/2015

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has chosen the St. Louis-based global technology manufacturer, Emerson, as its Heart of Gold recipient for 2014.

12/16/2014

Children receiving care at St. Louis Children’s Hospital will experience the healing power of play thanks to a grant awarded to the hospital by the Mattel Children’s Foundation in conjunction with the Children’s Hospital Association.

11/06/2014

Improved communication among health-care providers during shift changes reduced injuries due to medical errors by 30 percent, according to a federally funded, multicenter study.

11/03/2014

St. Louis Children's Hospital has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.

07/21/2014

It’s not the programs, it’s the partnerships that create an environment where children flourish, according to Reverend Starsky Wilson, president and CEO of  Deaconess Foundation. Wilson received the annual Child Advocacy Award Tuesday for his role as a catalyst in these critical community partnerships.

06/10/2014

In each of the 10 specialties surveyed, St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University is again among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report.

02/24/2014

The Fetal Care Center has now been accepted into the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet), a group of 28 medical centers in the United States and Canada that perform advanced in-utero fetal therapeutic procedures.

02/06/2014

The awards will recognize the extraordinary efforts of five teams of first responders, and reunite several of them with the children they saved.