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New equipment enhances speed and accuracy of diagnosis

Carestream DRX-Revolution digital x-ray system

The process of using X-rays to view images of internal bone and tissue has improved greatly since the early days of modern medicine. Initially, film was developed by and in a darkroom, using dangerous chemicals and eating up valuable diagnostic time. Next came analog radiology, followed by vastly improved computerized equipment.

Now, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is able to offer its young patients the most sophisticated radiology technology available with its new Carestream DRX-Revolution digital X-ray system.

The Cincinnati Enquirer names Shriners Hospitals For Children—Cincinnati a winner of The Greater Cincinnati And Northern Kentucky Region 2017 Top Workplaces award

Top Work Places

CINCINNATI, Ohio; June 5, 2017 – Shriners Hospitals for Children—Cincinnati has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

Special kids summer camp gives burn survivors a week of normal

Camp Ytiliba

(CINCINNATI; June 2, 2017) – Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati will hold its 28th annual Camp Ytiliba [ya-TIL-eh-bah; “ability” spelled backward!], a very special week-long overnight camp for children being treated at the hospital for burns, other traumas or conditions. Camp takes place this year at Camp Ernst in Burlington, Kentucky, June 4th through 9th.

The week gives these kids, aged 9 to 16, a chance to be around other children who understand their experience, to make new friends and take part in outdoor activities like horseback riding, fishing, swimming or just having fun. The camp is designed to help build self-esteem and confidence without worrying about their appearance, scrutiny or even bullying by others.

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati wins two poster showings at the 2017 American Burn Association National Conference

(CINCINNATI; April 4, 2017) – Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati clinicians and researchers were honored to present posters and oral presentations on a wide range of topics related to pediatric burn care and recovery at the 49th annual American Burn Association (ABA) conference, held March 21–24 in Boston, Massachusetts.

More than 11 abstracts were presented by Cincinnati Shriners Hospital. Abstract topics ranged from infection prevention projects and translational wound research to quality improvement. Two significant blue ribbons were awarded:

Announcing Philip Chang, M.D., FACS

Dr. ChangShriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati, which specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn care, announces pediatric burn surgeon Philip Chang, M.D., FACS has joined Cincinnati Shriners Hospital.

Dr. Chang comes to the Cincinnati Shriners Hospital after having served as attending burn surgeon at the Boston Shriners Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. While in Boston, he was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School.

Please join us for Portrait of a Soul’s next unveiling on July 22

(CINCINNATI; July 8, 2016) – Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati and Portrait of a Soul welcomes everyone to take part in the latest portrait unveiling on July 22 at 6:30 pm. 

The unveiling consists of four beautiful paintings of children with craniofacial conditions and burn injuries. The children are patients at Cincinnati Shriners Hospital and the paintings were completed by elite local artists.

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