Seacrest Studios Coming to Cincinnati Children’s
In partnership with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Cincinnati Children’s will begin construction on an interactive media center that will be located in the hospital’s main concourse. The studio will help lift the spirits of sick kids and allow our patients to have hands-on experience in radio, television and news media. Cincinnati Children’s is one of the first pediatric hospitals in the country to launch Seacrest Studios, which is scheduled to open this fall.
Fundraising Auxiliary Reaches Milestone
The Junior Co-Operative Society – whose volunteers run the Gift Shops at Cincinnati Children’s – recently hit an incredible milestone: $5 million in total giving to the medical center. Their volunteers live their motto, “The More You Shop … The More We Give!” All proceeds are donated to the medical center.
Heart Implant Changes Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Care
Jason Williams’ heart surgery may be the biggest breakthrough in muscular dystrophy in decades. Jason has Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and was the first patient with this condition to receive an implanted device to help his heart pump blood to his body. Because 80 percent of boys and men with DMD ultimately die of heart failure, the implanted left ventricular assist device (LVAD) could add years to his life.
Parents Survey Says ...
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is among the top three children’s hospitals in the United States, according to Parents magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey.