Navigation Links
Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago Announces $100 Million Gift from Philanthropist Ann Lurie
Date:9/5/2007

Gift is largest by an individual to a children's hospital nationally

CHICAGO, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Memorial Hospital announced today that philanthropist Ann Lurie has pledged $100 million to help fund the new facility planned for Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. This gift is the largest given by an individual to a children's hospital in the United States.

The $100 million gift, the largest charitable investment received in the hospital's 125-year history, will be used to help create the new hospital in Chicago's Streeterville community and to enhance its pediatric research initiatives.

"This is a historic day for children's health and for the city of Chicago," said J. Christopher Reyes, chairman of the board of directors of Children's Memorial Medical Center.

"Ann Lurie is a true philanthropist and an advocate for the health and well-being of children. This gift will transform Children's Memorial Hospital and the care that we are able to provide to children and families," said Patrick M. Magoon, president and CEO of Children's Memorial Medical Center. "This landmark investment in children's health will enable our community to better provide every child with the opportunity to reach his or her full potential."

"Medicine is evolving so rapidly. To capture some of the value of new innovations and technology, Children's Memorial requires an updated clinical facility with space for upgraded equipment and services," said Ann Lurie. "It is my hope that this gift will help Children's Memorial Hospital leverage its strengths and combine its expertise with its affiliated entities, including Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, to provide state-of-the-art care for infants and children in Chicago, the Midwest and beyond for many years to come."

The new hospital will be located between Chicago Avenue and Superior Street, east of Michigan Avenue and just west of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's ne
'/>"/>

SOURCE Children's Memorial Hospital
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. RSV Hits Winnipeg Childrens Hospital
2. Coverage for Childrens Mental Illness Reduces Out-of-Pocket Spending
3. Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children
4. Nutritious Diet Help Improve Childrens Academic Performance
5. Tata Memorial Centre Wins Global Award For Fighting Cancer
6. Oracle Corp. to help build worlds first "Digital Hospital"
7. Apollo Hospitals to consider listing on US Bourses in 2003
8. The World Bank funds private Hospital in India
9. Greater volume hospitals better for stroke
10. Spurt in hospital admissions following football shoot-outs
11. Machines take over the battle against hospital bugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz ... Vista area has treated just about every type of injury ... And for those same twenty-plus years, the team at ... injuries with the best possible doctor. With the combined ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Yesterday, ... Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored ... leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device ... Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Payday lending practices in four southern ... financial distress to the states that permit them, according ... Center on Race and Wealth. , While they generate ... loans at the same time substantially depress economic activity, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post presenting a list of vehicles that ... , Some types of vehicles cannot be covered under an ordinary ... to see if their vehicle qualifies for auto insurance coverage. ... cars that cannot be covered by a plan. Clients have little ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 The US represents ... this report. In 2013, GlobalData’s forecast estimates that sales of ... CRC market due to the high incidence of the disease, ... the 5EU, Japan, and China. Increased sales of CRC therapies ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4
... , MONDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- ... preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer treatment, a new ... with cancer need more information about fertility preservation methods ... Rosen, of the University of California, San Francisco, and ...
... --Teen girls are twice as likely as boys to use ... who analyzed in-car video clips of American teen drivers, behavior. ... driving behavior for both genders, but there were a number ... by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The video ...
... Results of a study presented at the Society of ... Calif., signal a light at the end of the ... (LAPC). A new procedure called irreversible electroporation or IRE ... tumor cells around a vast and delicate network of ...
... Physicians (ACP), representing 132,000 internal medicine specialists and medical student ... (ACA) has resulted in major improvements in access and coverage ... physicians. Considering that it is just a little over two ... of its programs are not yet fully effective, the ACA ...
... Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are injecting ... in the world,s poorest countries, according to a report released ... many traditional donors reduce or slow their spending, the report ... and development. While all five countries have been ...
... intervention (PCI), also known as coronary angioplasty or angioplasty, ... PCI involves opening a blocked blood vessel by threading ... a stent is also inserted to keep the blood ... usually give patients medicine to prevent complications that may ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Few Young Women With Cancer Take Steps to Preserve Fertility 2Health News:Teen Girl Drivers Likelier to Use Electronic Devices: Study 2Health News:Electrical pulse treatment gives pancreatic cancer patients new hope 2Health News:The present and future of the Affordable Care Act 2Health News:The present and future of the Affordable Care Act 3Health News:The present and future of the Affordable Care Act 4Health News:BRICS bringing new resources and approaches to health and development as other donors lag 2Health News:BRICS bringing new resources and approaches to health and development as other donors lag 3Health News:Complications in patients undergoing PCI tend to occur within first 30 days 2
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Now available for sale, The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is ... sprains by cushioning the ankle from an inversion or ... outside of any shoe type and allows the user ... protection against sprains. With customers in physical therapy, podiatry, ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015 Cord Blood America, Inc. ( www.cordblood-america.com ... the "Company")  filed a Preliminary Proxy Statement, Schedule 14A, with ... and provides an update for shareholders detailing why a "YES" ... Dear Shareholders, As we reflect upon ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... (NYSE: MNK ) announced today that its ... The open-ended authorization permits the company to repurchase up ... "Funding additional initiatives and seeking attractive business ... pursue a range of focused growth strategies," said ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 3Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 4Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 2Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 3Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 4
... adults who are heavy users of marijuana are ... development, according to a new study. Pediatric researchers ... interconnect brain regions involved in memory, attention, decision-making, ... of particular concern because adolescence is a crucial ...
... Feb. 2 A study led by Laurie Ozelius, ... a gene associated with the development of primary torsion ... provided by the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF), Dr. ... the THAP1 gene cause DYT6 dystonia in Amish-Mennonite families, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain in Teens, Young Adults 2Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain in Teens, Young Adults 3Genetic Research Leads to New Discovery in Understanding Rare Neurological Disorder 2
The Guidant Fineline leads are bipolar endocardial and designed for permanent implantation with pulse generators for cardiac pacing....
... The Guidant Flextend lead ... pace/sense lead with an ... extendable/retractable helix design offers ... for permanent implantation in ...
The RU is a low profile implantable bipolar tined permanent pacing lead for stimulation of either the atrium (J model) or the ventricle (straight model)....
... The Vitatron Crystalline lead ... specifically designed for optimal sensing ... reducing the sensing of far-field ... Crystalline leads allow a higher ...
Medicine Products: