All Children's Hospital in the Media

All Children's Hospital shows up frequently in the local news, and sometimes beyond. Here's a history of the items that we've shared in the past.

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Pool safety techniques paramount during summer holiday season
(May 23, 2015; WFTS Channel 28) | "Prevention is the key, whether its door alarms, gate around your pool, swim lessons, or just being alert and watching your kids," says Dr. Beth Walford, a pediatric surgeon at All Children's Hospital.
 
Using Fitbit to help kids lose weight
(May 9, 2015; Washington Post) | Researchers at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine in St. Petersburg, Fla., are conducting a study to determine whether using Fitbit activity trackers and other technology can help teens lose weight.
 
A new cardiac monitor the size of a triple A battery helps doctors
(May 6, 2015; WFTS Channel 28) | “Previously we had devices to put in under the skin which we were able to do surgically,” Dr. Jamie Decker of the John Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute said. With the new micro technology, the cardiac monitor is now the size of a triple A battery.
 
For Mother's Day, encourage healthy eating habits by cooking with kids
(May 4, 2015; Tampa Bay Times) | Kellie Gilmore, coordinator for All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine's Fit4Allkids program, says numerous studies show that cooking with kids is a way to combat picky eating because kids are more likely to eat something they had a part in making.
 
50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety 2015
(Apr 27, 2015; Becker's Hospital Review) | Brigitta Mueller, MD. Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Patient Safety Officer at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine
 
Dolphin Tale star visits hospital
(Apr 12, 2015; WTVT Channel 13) | Nathan Gamble, who played the role of Sawyer Nelson in both Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2 visited All Children’s Hospital on Sunday, April 12.
 
Best Prepared for the Worst
(Apr 1, 2015; Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine) | Ebola never crossed the threshold at All Children’s Hospital, an outcome the healthcare staffs are extremely thankful for. Here’s another: The lessons learned, about themselves and hospital preparedness, have left ACH and its nurses feeling competent, equipped, and confident in one another’s ability to react quickly to any such health scares in the future.
 
Discounted car seats for eligible parents
(Mar 27, 2015; Tampa Tribune) | There’s another opportunity to ensure your child’s safety with car seat education, this time from All Children’s Hospital. Tampa Bay area parents are invited to register for appointments for the safety classes at their choice of nine outpatient centers or four alternative locations for the instruction.
 
Sounds to soothe
(Mar 13, 2015; Tampa Bay Times) | Florida Orchestra members played a rooftop concert Friday at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine in St. Petersburg for young patients and their families. Some musicians also played in the hallways, bringing music to children unable to attend the concert.
 
Tiny heart monitor is able to monitor the littlest patients
(Mar 9, 2015; WTVT Channel 13) | "That's always a red flag because passing out can be normal in teenagers. In little kids, it's very uncommon," says Dr. Jamie Decker a pediatric cardiologist at Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute.
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