Incredible things happen at the Alberta Children's Hospital every day. Whether it's breakthrough research, specialized treatments, new announcements, generous donations, or examples of how the Alberta Children's Hospital has provided the best possible care to over 102,000 kids and families every year.
Below are just a few of the updates, stories and features that are happening at the hospital right now.
An innovative pilot project is taking shape at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, thanks to generous support from our community. A new initiative called the 3D Printing Challenge is harnessing the power of 3D printing to improve healthcare for kids. Using crowd-sourcing software, the 3D Printing project challenges hospital clinicians, frontline staff, patients and families, as well as the community at large, to think up ideas that could be 3D printed to enhance the hospital experience for kids. Learn more
The Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation partnered with Alberta Health Services to build a new Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health. The Centre will provide three new services to help young people and their families to better identify and manage challenges before they escalate into rises that require hospitalization. Learn more
Abdominal pain is among the top reasons parents bring their child to the Emergency Department and emergency doctors will tell you that one of parents’ biggest worry is appendicitis. In fact, each day at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, at least one child is admitted for appendicitis surgery. Read more