Stories written by Jennifer Caminas

Emergency Department expands at Miami Children’s Hospital

Emergency Department expands at Miami Children’s Hospital

  Miami Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) has opened 20 new exam rooms in the Emergency Department (ED) as part of an expansion project aimed at meeting the growing needs of the community. The enhancements include state-of-theart technology, digitization, an expanded waiting area with family group seating options and colorful entertainment zones for children of all ages. […]

Miami Children’s Hospital launches hospital-wide television network

Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has launched the MCH Television Network (MCHTV), an in-house television network providing patients and families a customized resource for news, research and entertainment that specifically caters to MCH patients and their families. MCHTV is a closed-circuit television network that will provide original, healthcare- related programming designed to inform and educate families […]

MCH honored for Overall Outpatient- Pediatric Unit Patient Satisfaction

Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) recently was recognized with an Excellence Through Insight Award for “Overall Outpatient-Pediatric Unit Patient Satisfaction” by HealthStream, a leading provider of learning, talent management and research solutions for the healthcare industry. MCH was awarded this honor based on the high 2012 patient satisfaction scores garnered by its outpatient care units. Contributing […]

MCH’s Radio Lollipop to host annual ‘A Night at the Improv’


Radio Lollipop, Miami Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) in-house radio station, will host a night filled with fun and laughter at its annual “A Night at the Improv.” The comedy show will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St. in Coconut Grove. Local comedians Dean Napolitano, Jon Vargas […]

10 new iPads donated to Miami Children’s Hospital


Children recovering from various operations and treatments at Miami Children’s Hospital now can spend their time playing games, watching movies or listening to lullabies on new iPads, thanks to an anonymous donor. Dr. Chad Perlyn, plastic surgeon at MCH and co-chair of the Miami Children’s Young Ambassadors, a group of young leaders that enact change […]

Detroit Pistons’ Brandon Knight, once a patient, returns to MCH


Brandon Knight, Detroit Pistons’ point guard and a former Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) patient, returned to MCH on Aug. 30, visiting the same unit at MCH where he was once a neurosurgery patient at age 15. An MCH pediatric neurosurgeon operated on Knight and within three-months of his surgery he was back on the basketball […]

MCH, community join in inaugural Children’s Health Advocacy Day

  Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) hosted the first-ever Children’s Health Advocacy Day on July 18 to discuss and identify solutions to issues affecting critical funding for children’s health care programs. Patients and their families, MCH physicians, community leaders and Miami-Dade County elected officials came together to focus on the future of children’s health. The issues […]

Trauma patients reunite with nurses and physicians at MCH


Miami Children’s Hospital celebrated with patients and families during the annual Trauma Reunion event on Saturday, May 12. Patients who have been treated at the Trauma Center were reunited with the physicians and nurses at this celebratory event. Miami Children’s Hospital is the regions only free-standing pediatric trauma center. Disney provided entertainment and firefighters from […]

MCH breaks ground on six-story Advance Pediatric Care Pavilion


Miami Children’s Hospital broke ground in December on a planned six-story Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, a state-of the-art facility that will optimize the care environment in the hospital’s pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. The 212,000-square-foot pavilion will incorporate the latest medical technology and familyfriendly enhancements, including converting beds in the hospital’s critical care units […]