To shine a light on the importance of children’s hospitals and how donations help kids get the best care when they need it, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is pleased to participate in the the second annual #ChildrensHospitalsWeek, scheduled for March 5-11. Le Bonheur is one of 170 member Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) across North America participating in the week-long initiative.
The Trish Ring Endowment for Child Health and Well-Being has been established with a $2 million dollar gift from Trish and Carl Ring. This donation is a transformative investment that will support Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s efforts in the community
The new Jackson Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Center held its grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting.The 30,000 sq foot, 20 exam room facility will provide a variety of diagnostic services including lab, X-ray, ultrasound, EKG, EEG, ECHO and pulmonary function testing.
A recent study Race, Preoperative Risk Factors, and Death After Surgery has found that black children are more than twice as likely to die following surgery than white children and describes race-specific models to predict surgical outcomes.