Tag Archives: pediatric cardiology

5 Ways Cardiac Care Has Improved For Pediatric Heart Conditions

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The New Year is underway, and Children’s has a big project this year—beginning construction of a new clinical facility that will include a cardiac care unit. We had a groundbreaking ceremony in early December, and now we’re ready to start building.  Read More

Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."

About Those Yearly Hospital Rankings: What Do They Mean?

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When your child is sick, you want to get her the best possible care. That’s especially true for serious conditions like congenital heart defects (CHD).

Most people have heard about the hospital rankings published in US News & World Report every year. Children’s was ranked as one of the nation’s best pediatric hospitals in three categories, including cardiology and heart surgery.

But we also know that you might not understand exactly what these rankings mean. 
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Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."

Who’s Who On Your Heart Kid’s Care Team

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As any parent of a heart kid knows, it takes a whole team of specialists to treat a child’s heart condition. Your child’s care team probably has many different specialists to provide care from diagnosis to treatment and beyond. Read More

Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."