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2021
October
11,
2021
| 16:15 PM America/Chicago
The last beam is in place at Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper, commencing the countdown for a grand opening in 2022. The pediatric health care system shared a ‘topping out’ video with the community to celebrate the much-anticipated milestone....
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October
04,
2021
| 13:15 PM America/Chicago
Luke Waggoner’s epileptic seizures were getting worse, striking multiple times a day sometimes in back-to-back clusters that sent him to the hospital.The seizures caused the 13-year-old Arlington boy to jerk or jump uncontrollably. He might fall back...
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September
30,
2021
| 11:13 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Medical Center has something to smile about these days.Despite the toll of a lengthy pandemic, the hospital system hit two milestones since the inception of its Save a Smile program—it reached a 100,000-oral-screenings mark at the end...
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September
16,
2021
| 18:20 PM America/Chicago
Due to the latest surge of COVID-19, Cook Children’s Medical Center is rescheduling all elective surgeries that require inpatient admission to Oct. 11 or later. We’re taking this extraordinary step to utilize Cook Children’s perioperative RNs in othe...
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September
08,
2021
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Plan has received its first-ever accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This coveted award represents service and clinical quality that meet or exceed NCQA’s rigorous requirements for consumer p...
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August
12,
2021
| 10:34 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System announced today it’s raising the minimum wage for its workforce to $16 per hour, up from $13.25.The new minimum wage takes effect on Oct. 10 and directly impacts approximately 630 employees. This is the second time ...
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August
04,
2021
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System announced today it is instituting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. Every Cook Children’s employee, physician, provider, credentialed staff, student, volunteer, contractor and on-site vendor will be required ...
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July
26,
2021
| 11:27 AM America/Chicago
Eric Hubli, M.D., FACS, FAAP, is officially the first person to hold the title ‘Surgeon-in-Chief’ at Cook Children’s Health Care System. In his new role, Dr. Hubli will act as the presiding administrative leader over all surgery and procedure-related...
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July
19,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System is proud to announce its Hyperinsulinism Center is now one of six Hyperinsulinism Centers of Excellence in the world. The designation, awarded by Congenital Hyperinsulinism International, recognizes centers that pro...
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July
12,
2021
| 11:41 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System is among 33 hospitals in the world to receive the coveted Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). The group recognized Cook Children’s Emergency Department (ED) for demonstrating exceptional and i...
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June
30,
2021
| 15:30 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System is releasing a series of drowning prevention PSA videos ahead of the Fourth of July weekend.The videos, which are part of the Lifeguard Your Child initiative, feature simulations of some of the most common drowning ...
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June
15,
2021
| 14:02 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth, Texas – Cook Children’s Physician Network (CCPN) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new president, Matthew Dzurik, M.D. Throughout his 14 years at Cook Children’s, Dr. Dzurik has proven himself as a leader. He is the medical di...
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2020
March
13,
2020
| 15:42 PM America/Chicago
Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, Cook Children’s Medical Center is enacting a new visitation policy to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus on campus. Beginning Monday, March 16, a maximum of two primary caregivers will be allowed per patient...
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February
25,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
The minimum wage at Cook Children’s Health Care System (CCHCS) has been raised to $13.25 per hour, significantly above the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. The new minimum wage, which begins Feb. 2, 2020, will directly impact 200 current e...
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