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Cooling Blankets Help Save Babies at Hoops Family Children’s Hospital

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During therapeutic hypothermia, a water-filled cooling blanket is used to lower an infant’s temperature, slowly and safely, to 92 degrees Fahrenheit (33.5 degrees Celsius), decreasing the severity and extent of potential brain injury from loss of oxygen and protecting the brain by minimizing the production of toxic substances that can cause brain injury.

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Hoops Family Children’s Hospital and WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital Form Clinical Affiliation

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Mountain Health Network and WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital announce collaboration milestone

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Hoops Family Children’s Hospital’s Child Advocacy Center Awarded Accreditation

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The Hoops Family Children’s Hospital Child Advocacy Center has been awarded accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. The CAC is the only hospital-based child advocacy center in the region.

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Mountain Health hospitals implementing no visitation policy in response to community spread of COVID-19

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Mountain Health Network is implementing a no visitation policy for both Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center effective 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 12, in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Eduardo Pino, MD, named Chief Medical Information Office for Mountain Health Network

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Eduardo Pino, MD, FAAP, has been named Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for Mountain Health Network (MHN).

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Hoops Family Children’s Hospital Celebration Reminds Mother of Excellent Care

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Many families have amazing stories that began at the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital and cover decades of care.

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HFCH Earns Award for Antibiotic Stewardship Education in Newborn Care

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Vermont Oxford Network (VON) has awarded the Center of Excellence in Education and Training for Antibiotic Stewardship in Newborn Care designation to the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital (HFCH) at Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH), a member of Mountain Health Network, Inc.

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Child Life Specialist Helps Little Ones Cope with Hospital Stay

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Child life specialists are trained professionals with expertise in helping children and their families understand and cope with a child's illness or injury and related medical treatment. They provide emotional support for families, and encourage optimum development of children facing challenges related to their health. This includes teaching children about and preparing them for medical tests and procedures, like going to the operating room.

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Child Advocacy Center Now Open

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The Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital recently opened a Child Advocacy Center. The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) provides children and families with compassionate care to reduce the trauma often experienced by children who are victims of abuse. It is the only hospital-based child advocacy center in the region.

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