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James at Children
Patient Stories Jul 15, 2019

For the tiniest babies with holes in their hearts, there is new hope

Evan Solochek Writer

Weighing only 2 pounds and born with a hole in his heart, little James made medical history in Wisconsin.

Outside of Children
News Jul 09, 2019

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin named a Passy Muir Center of Excellence

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

Designation highlights team’s hard work and dedication to patients with tracheostomies.

Dr. Mike Mitchell and Dr. Aoy Tomita-Mitchell of TAI Diagnostics and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Patient Stories Jun 20, 2019

How two Herma Heart Institute doctors changed donor organ rejection testing forever

Evan Solochek Writer

For those with life-saving transplants, rejection is a constant concern that requires regular, invasive testing to protect against. But two doctors have changed all that.

The Herma Heart Institute at Children
News May 31, 2019

Volumes and transparency: Why they matter to pediatric heart patients

Jeanne James, MD Medical Director and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology

A recent New York Times article on a pediatric heart program in another state highlights the importance of volumes on surgical outcomes.

Dr. Ronald Woods with patient BrentLee
News Apr 18, 2019

Groundbreaking surgery saves young boy's life at Herma Heart Institute

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

On May 22, 2017, Dr. Ronald Woods did something that had never been done before to save a young boy's life.

Children
Patient Stories Feb 27, 2019

The 17 questions every parent should ask their child’s cardiologist

Evan Solochek Writer

To help assist parents facing a congenital heart defect, the Pediatric Congenital Heart Association with the help of Herma Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has designed a Guided Questions Tool.

Doctor with VR goggles and heart rendering
Patient Stories Nov 01, 2018

New virtual reality brings pediatric heart defects to life

Evan Solochek Writer

As you slip the virtual reality headset on, you are suddenly transported. At first it’s exhilarating, even overwhelming, and you’re not sure how to maneuver through this foreign, virtual world. But it doesn’t take long for the weight of the controllers in your hands or the pressure on your temples from the headset to melt away.

Heart Summit poster
Patient Stories Oct 22, 2018

The week Milwaukee was the heart of the medical world

Evan Solochek Writer

To put it plainly, the Herma Heart Institute is an international leader in congenital heart care. This reputation is built upon two foundational principals: positive outcomes for patients and continuing education for providers. Both of these priorities were on display over two days in the middle of October.