Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit Medical CenterPediatric Experts and Innovations
DMC to join Vanguard Health Systems
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Board of Trustees and Vanguard Health Systems Inc. announced March 19 that they have signed a letter of intent for DMC to become part of the Vanguard system and for Vanguard to invest $850 million in capital improvements to DMC’s eight-hospital system. As a result of this partnership, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan will receive more than $208 million for major projects including a Pediatric Specialty Center, a 175,000 square foot Children’s Hospital Tower and remodeling the Carls Building for new physician clinics.
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Harry Chugani, M.D., elected president of the ICNA
Harry T. Chugani, M.D., chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurology, and director of the Positron Emission Tomography Center for the Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, has been elected to a four year term as president of the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA). Dr. Chugani will be sworn into office in May during the group’s scientific meeting in Cairo, Egypt. He has been a member of the ICNA for 15 years and has served on the association’s executive board for the last four years. The ICNA is a non-profit association of child neurologists and allied professionals doing scientific research in the field of child neurology.
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APRIL 2010 | INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Cooling Study for Birth Asphyxia Enters Advanced Phase
The groundbreaking infant cooling study was published in 2005, and now Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Director Seetha Shankaran, M.D., and her colleagues, are studying the long-term effects of the treatment.
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Maternal Fetal Diagnosis Program Combines Expertise for Expecting Parents
Often, it takes great efforts to bring a healthy baby into the world. This program can be the solution.
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Direct Admits Made Easy
Your most at-risk or sickest newborns can be quickly and easily transferred and admitted to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit using Direct Admit and Michigan's ONLY dedicated pediatric transport team.
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