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MCH Anywhere®
 
Imagine a pediatric health system without walls – one in which children anywhere around the globe can receive care from renowned subspecialists through the magic of the latest technology.

No need to imagine. The future is here with the opening of the Miami Children’s new Telehealth Center.



Research For A Better Tomorrow
 
The world is a brighter place for children everywhere thanks to the next generation of treatments already underway at the Miami Children’s Research Institute, a regional leader in providing innovative therapies for children with complex medical conditions. Over the past few years the Institute has managed concurrently more than 210 clinical investigations and medical research studies across nearly 30 subspecialties with a focus on cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology and the neurosciences.



Miami Children’s Ranks High On
‘Informationweek 500’
 
When you are good at what you do, people take notice. Miami Children’s is ranked near the top of the InformationWeek 500 – a list of the year’s top U.S. technology innovators. InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies.



LifeFlight® Critical Care Transport Program

Miami Children’s Hospital LifeFlight® critical care transport team provides transport of critically ill children from referring hospitals to Miami Children’s Hospital pediatric care units. In addition to ground ambulance transports, the LifeFlight® program offers air transport via helicopters operated by PHI, Inc., one of the world’s most experienced aircraft operators and the holder of a Part 135 Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, and through contracted fixed-wing aircraft charters.*



MCH Cancer Center

The MCH Cancer Center performed the region’s first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) or “heated chemotherapy” surgical treatment on a pediatric cancer patient in 2012.
 
In addition, MCH’s Cancer Center has participated in a Phase II study of the IMC-A 12 AIGF-I receptor. This antibody is made in a lab and targets a receptor common in pediatric tumors, binding to the receptor and blocking synthesis of a protein needed for tumor growth. Without the protein the tumor cells begin to die.



Neurology & Neurosurgery
 
The Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery at MCH is the first in the region to offer a minimally invasive laser procedure called Visualase for children with seizures.

Additionally, in 2012, MCH announced its first nerve repair surgery with Avance® Nerve Graft by AxoGen, Inc. The processed nerve allograft technology was implanted during a surgery to repair a brachial plexus injury suffered by a 6 month-old baby girl.



The Heart Program 
 
The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at MCH performed the world’s first non-surgical tricuspid valve replacement via catheter on a 9-year-old boy in 2008.
 
Additionally, in 2012, MCH became the first pediatric hospital to construct a heart valve from CorMatrix ECM material, which may eliminate the need for repeat future valve replacement surgery in pediatric patients.