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  • Prestigious surgical verification earned by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, among first in the nation

    May 16, 2016

    MILWAUKEE - Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform surgeries – ranging from standard procedures to the most complex – in newborns, children and teens.

    Research shows there are fewer complications, better survival and shorter hospital stays when children undergo surgery in hospitals with expert resources for pediatric patients. The American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program provides the nation’s first and only multispecialty standards for children’s surgical care. It will help families compare the services of hospitals that perform children’s surgeries.

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  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin redesignated as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center

    April 20, 2016

    Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has been redesignated as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. Level 4 is the highest level of specialized epilepsy care available.

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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Children’s Walworth County Child Advocacy Center

    March 18, 2016

    During a home visit to his Congressional district on Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan visited Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Child Advocacy Center, Walworth County. Located in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, the center provides a safe place for kids and families who may have been abused or witnessed violent acts, to get medical care.

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  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Project ADAM celebrates 100 lives saved

    February 11, 2016

    Project ADAM announced today that 100 lives have been saved since the program was founded in 1999. Project ADAM is a Children's Hospital of Wisconsin effort that helps schools throughout the nation prepare for and respond to cardiac emergencies.

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  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is third pediatric hospital in the country designated a “Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence”

    November 5, 2015

    News release: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is third pediatric hospital in the country designated a “Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence”

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  • Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy Program urges parents to practice safety when mowing and to teach children about lawn mower dangers to prevent serious injuries

    July 7, 2015

    Each year, nearly 10,000 children are treated in emergency departments and hospitals for injuries related to lawn mowers. These injuries can be devastating, but they are also preventable. Almost all occur while a parent or relative is driving the lawn mower. The Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy Program, a partnership of Kohl’s Cares and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, provides the following safety tips and reminders to help keep children safe from lawn mower injuries.

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  • Summer Water Safety

    June 11, 2015

    An estimated 3,600 children in the U.S. go to an emergency room each year after nearly drowning. In addition, more than 800 children die due to accidental drowning each year, so understanding water dangers is key to staying safe in and around water for both children and adults. Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy, a partnership of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Kohl’s Cares, promote education and awareness that leads to injury prevention.

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  • Betty Brinn Children’s Museum Introduces New Activities In Kohl’s Healthy Kids: It’s Your Move! Exhibit

    April 2, 2015

    Betty Brinn Children’s Museum today announced it has added fun, new activities that promote important safety and injury prevention messages for children and families in its popular wellness-themed exhibit, Kohl’s Healthy Kids: It’s Your Move! The opening of the refreshed exhibit is Monday, April 6.

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  • Spring-cleaning checklist for a home free from falls

    March 11, 2015

    Falls are the second leading type of unintentional injury to kids in the home. In 2010, unintentional falls resulted in nearly 3 million injuries requiring treatment in an emergency room. In the home, clutter and mess can build up and lead to serious injuries should a child trip and fall. The Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy Program created a spring-cleaning checklist to help make the home a safer place for the whole family.

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