Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 13, 2006
Children’s Hospital Boston has redesigned its online newsroom, adding new content and valuable resources to better serve journalists seeking top-level pediatric news. Recent news released on the site include an embargoed announcement of the launch of the hospital’s human embryonic stem cell research program, the implantation of the first-ever tissue engineered organs into patients, and a one-on-one interview with Children’s Hospital Boston sleep specialist Dr. Richard Ferber.
With a new embargoed news section, an updated look, and improved navigation and functionality, the News Room provides expanded access to background information on research studies and medical advances, allowing reporters to better understand the latest research as well as diagnostic and procedural developments. In addition, the new site includes contextual links to Children’s publications with stories about patients and featuring physicians, staff, and the latest innovations and medical technologies at Children’s Hospital Boston.
Visit the expanded Children’s Hospital Boston newsroom at http://www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom to:
Learn about the latest developments in patient care and research. Each press release now includes links to additional resources (bios, past releases, articles from Children’s Hospital Boston publications, research labs, etc.).
Peruse the “Resources for Reporters” for information on the ReadyCam Studio at Children’s Hospital Boston, which helps provide faster, easier remote access to some of the world's leading pediatric physicians, specialists and researchers. This section also includes contact information and Children’s Hospital Boston’s media staff, along with policies, directions and parking information.
Subscribe to the latest on new medical research and discoveries via e-mail or RSS.
Sign up for print or electronic hospital publications.
Browse the multi-media library showcasing visual and audio files of echocardiograms, heart arrhythmias, cardiac catheterization procedures and more for educational use for both parents and physicians.
Select the quick link to the Children’s Hospital Boston research site to visit a library of interactive features on stem cell research, tensegrity, and proteomics, as well as a gallery of electron micrograph photos and other research-related news and graphics.
Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children's Hospital Boston today is the nation's leading pediatric medical center, the largest provider of health care to Massachusetts children, and the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. In addition to 347 pediatric and adolescent inpatient beds and comprehensive outpatient programs, Children's houses the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries benefit both children and adults. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, nine members of the Institute of Medicine and 10 members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Children's research community. For more information about the hospital visit: http://www.childrenshospital.org.