Employee Heartbeat – Technology with a Purpose

Employee Heartbeat – Technology with a Purpose

At The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, our employees truly are the heartbeat that drives the organization. Every day, through the care and service they provide, they live our mission of maximizing the potential of every child and exemplify our core values of compassion, integrity, excellence, service and stewardship. We hope you enjoy getting to know […]

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Donor Provides Latest X-ray Technology

Donor Provides Latest X-ray Technology

Story By: Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record BETHANY – Dr. Darin Brannan needed the space and money to bring in new equipment for his pediatric patients. The pediatrician and vice president of medical informatics at the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital sought to get the latest machine to improve images for swallowing studies. An anonymous donor and the […]

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Better Hearing and Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital has 13 speech-language pathologist’s (SLP) providing speech, cognitive, communication, and feeding and swallowing study services to patients ages newborn to 20. Of these 13 SLP’s, three are assistive technology practitioners and one is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders. Providing speech-language services is an important part of […]

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Microsoft Grants a Wish

Microsoft Grants a Wish

In November 2017, Microsoft Store’s across the country installed Wish Machines allowing customers to share their most imaginative wishes for someone else or some other entity, like a non-profit or charity. The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital was chosen as one of 95 wishes granted out of 6,700 submissions. Stephanie Bates, a patient activity aide at […]

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Speaking Valve Plays an Important Role in Patients’ Lives

Speaking Valve Plays an Important Role in Patients’ Lives

Speech language therapy plays an important role for patients with complex medical needs at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. A tool commonly used by speech-language pathologists is the Passy-Muir Speaking Valve. This one-way valve attaches to the outside opening of the patient’s tracheostomy tube and allows air to pass into the tracheostomy. The valve redirects […]

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