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2016 News Releases

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Releases Listed by Month of Distribution

December 2016

Santa & U.S. Marines Team Up for Toys for Tots Surprise
Hubbard Center for Children to Advance Pediatric Health Care
Creighton Men's Basketball Team to Visit Children's Patients

November 2016

Children's Experts to Provide Medical Services at Madonna
Design, Naming Revealed at Children's Groundbreaking
Children's Gala Raises More Than $880,000
October 2016

Children's Named a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital
Children's, Nebraska Medicine Collaborate to Strengthen Affiliation, Improve Care
Concussion Experts Gather to Empower Parents, Coaches and Kids

September 2016

Olympic Nastia Liukin to Visit Children's Patients
Tiny Fighters Reconnect with Caregivers at NICU Reunion

August 2016

Superheroes to Scale Children's, Surprise Patients
Children's Physicians Expands Lactation Services, Offers Certified Consultants in All Offices

July 2016

Santa Brings "Christmas in July" to Young Patients
New Pinball Machine to Deliver Diversion, Play to Patients at Children's
Public Invited to Tour New Spring Ridge Facility in West Omaha

June 2016

Children's Recognized Among Nation's Best Children's Hospitals
TCU Horned Frogs Leap into Children's to Visit Patients
Patient Family Travels to Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Support ACE Kids Act of 2015
Children's Launches New Initiative to Improve Children's Health Statewide
New Sports Physical Therapy Clinic Opens in West Omaha
Children's Announces Transformational Expansion
Employee Giving Celebrated at Children's "Great Duck Race"
Ringling Bros. Circus to Deliver Impressive Show, Donation to Children's

May 2016

Children's Transport Team Awarded "Gold Standard" Accreditation in Quality & Safety
Children's Awards Preventing Childhood Obesity Community Grants and Scholarships

April 2016

Children's Opens New Outpatient Surgery Center in West Omaha
Pediatric Heart Patients, Caregivers Celebrate Transplant Program Anniversary
8-Year-Old Milly Ortiz to Serve as 2016-17 Nebraska Champion Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
March 2016

Child Health Assessment Reveals Top Concerns of Parents, Opportunities for Health Leaders
Children's Receives Highest Nursing Credential with Third Consecutive Magnet Recognition
Easter Bunny to Visit Patients at Children's
Enjoy Free Pancakes, Support Children's on March 8 

February 2016

Sip, Savor and Shop to Support Children's Carolyn Scott Rainbow House
Children's Hosts Preventing Childhood Obesity Symposium, Launches 2016 Grant Program
Children's Verified as Level II Pediatric Trauma Center by Leading Surgeon Group