Miracles for Kids is a fundraising effort to support clinical care and medical research to serve Latino children and their families at Children's Hospital Boston.
For more details visit Miracles for Kids .
Boston Children's Hospital is universally recognized as one of the leading pediatric medical centers in the world.It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and pediatric medical research institute largest in the United States with more than 1, 100 scientists.It is also a referral center for complex health conditions worldwide and comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent care.Ranked among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report for 20 consecutive years.
No other pediatric institution in the world has this level of scientific and clinical experience. At least 20% of heads of Pediatrics of the 10 best hospitals in the United States were trained at Children's Hospital Boston.
Children's records approximately 22, 600 hospitalizations each year,has 204 specialized clinical programs and more than 527, 500 visitors a year of which at least 30% are Spanish-speaking children.In the Martha Eliot Health Center (Martha Eliot Health Center) that is managed by Children's Hospital Boston in Jamaica Plain (Boston neighborhood),80% of patients are Latino.
No other pediatric institution in the world has the level of scientific and clinical knowledge of Children's Hospital Boston.This is because many of our doctors and researchers are also collaborating with colleagues,both in research and in the clinical areas.His goal is the same: to advance research from discovery to treatment,cure treatment,and healing children healthy with happy families.
The clinical staff includes approximately 963 physicians and dentists,as well as 897 residents and fellows,1, 570 nursing and clinical staff,and other employees 5, 200 full and part time.We also have a diverse team of more than 800 trained volunteers.
Children's promotes the good health of a child is more than just your physical well being.It is also about the environment,mental health,family situation and living conditions.That's why Children's has special programs,social services and community health centers have a holistic view of the needs of children and help both the child and his family with the resources necessary to lead a healthy life.
The Primary Care Center at Children's Hospital Boston (Children's Hospital Primary Care Center - CHPCC)
The Primary Care Center (CHPCC by name) provides primary care services to infants,children and young adults in the Boston area communities and elsewhere,with special attention to the overall health of each child.
- Promoting Success for Children (Advocating Success for Kids - ASK) CHPCC works with patients under 14 years tienenen learning disabilities,developmental,emotional or behavioral problems in school or at home.
- Team Action Against Asthma (Asthma Action Team), provides education and support to our patients with asthma and their families.
- One Step Forward (One Step Ahead), a program of prevention and management of obesity that teaches patients and their families how to develop healthy lifestyles.
- Program Rainbow (Rainbow Program), serving families of children with complex health problems and special needs,acts as a bridge between the family,the child in CHPCC providers,and other resources that the child may need,both inside and outside the Children's.
- Young Parents Program (Young Parents Program), provides quality health care and health education to teen parents and low-income children in hazardous environments.
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