Thursday, May 9, 2013
Children's South has outgrown its Bethel Park location.
The new Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC celebrated its new location with a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. Children's South is set to relocate from its current location in Bethel Park to South Fayette in October 2014. Christopher Gessner, president of Children’s Hospital, said they've outgrown the Bethel Park facility and are excited about the visibility and accessibility of their new South Fayette location, which is near the Bridgeville exit of Interstate 79 at 100 Hickory Grade Road. Currently there is a vacant movie theater sitting on the property. Ryan Eggleston, South Fayette Township manager, said it's still not known if the building will be demolished or renovated. The new facility will house Children's outpatient…
Monday, July 30, 2012
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC was awarded Magnet designation for its nursing excellence.
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has earned prestigious Magnet recognition, granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to only 6 percent of hospitals nationwide. ANCC’s Magnet recognition program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Of more than 6,000 health care organizations nationwide, only 395 have achieved Magnet status. Children’s joins UPMC St. Margaret and UPMC Shadyside as the only UPMC hospitals with the coveted designation. “We’re proud to be recognized as a Magnet hospital and join a short list of truly outstanding health care organizations,” said Christopher Gessner, hospital president, in a statement. “…
Sunday, January 8, 2012
The grand total is the highest in the 33-year history of the Caring for Kids Campaign.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Eat’n Park Hospitality Group team members and guests have raised $413,371 for children’s hospitals and charities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia during the company’s 33rd annual Caring for Kids Campaign. The grand total is an increase of more than 21 percent during the 2010 campaign and is the highest total ever raised in the history of the Caring for Kids Campaign—exceeding the previous record set in 2006 by more than $51,000. Since its inception in 1979, the Caring for Kids Campaign has now raised more than $8 million. The money donated at Eat’n Park Restaurants and Parkhurst locations benefits children’s hospitals in local communities. In Pittsburgh, the Caring for Kids Campaign also shattered a record for the Free Care …