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Nov 4, 2014

Technology that matters

Recently, friends of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital may have noticed a huge hole in the ground at the southwest corner of the building (not to mention a crane you can spot easily from east Portland). No, we are not having plumbing problems. Instead, this hole will soon transform into a small but crucial two-story ‘bump out’ that expands the surgical suite area of Doernbecher, and enables one of the most startling and powerful technologies in the … Read More

Oct 31, 2014

#FreestyleFriday: OHSU employee Gabe Flores

OHSU employee Gabe Flores got his first pair of Nikes (blue and white with a single Velcro strap) when he was in the third grade. “I was the talk of the school!” he said.  The next year, he acquired his first pair of Nike Air Jordans. From the looks of things, it doesn’t appear that he’ll be slowing down anytime soon – he estimates that he has 70 pairs of shoes, 30 of which are … Read More

Oct 28, 2014

Doernbecher offers free flu vaccine to its patients’ parents, close family contacts

OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is offering free flu shots to the parents and close family contacts of its established patients. The “Free Vaccine for Parents Cocooning Project” is intended to protect OHSU Doernbecher’s youngest and most vulnerable patients. Babies younger than 6 months, for example, cannot receive the flu vaccine.The next best means of protection is to “cocoon” the infants, or insulate them from infection, by immunizing their family members. Providing free vaccine to pediatric … Read More

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Big thanks to @fibrecu and @iqcreditunion. They raised a whopping $73,000 for Doernbecher at their Ride & Rock event! http://t.co/I7mKi4WtZY

@kuba_lifted_lrg Learn more about the amazing kids behind these two designs, Caden and Tim: http://t.co/dCufRTvkzD #DBFreestyle

@gurnick Thanks for sharing, John! You can also watch each patient-designer's story here: http://t.co/dDqYHWymEB. #DBFreestyle

Meet the @OHSUNews scientist who studies the developing brain & helps local kids get excited about science [VIDEO]: http://t.co/LRVBub4umR

Shopping online this season? Select Doernbecher on @AmazonSmile & a portion of your purchase will help our patients! http://t.co/kAPIMstr1K

Reminder: The @PortlandTram will be closed today through Sunday. More info: http://t.co/ip6K07FyZU

@matt_lucia Thanks for supporting our kids through #dbfreestyle, Matt! Have you seen this year's designer videos yet? http://t.co/72urY7N9S1

Does the same go for pie? Just wondering. MT @OHSUBrain: Gratitude is good for the brain: http://t.co/AmPcHxyTpc Happy Thanksgiving!

@nateselden A number of folks are grateful for YOU, Dr. Selden – check out the comments here: http://t.co/A4y24Moi04. Happy Thanksgiving!

RT @nateselden: I am thankful that all the children under the care of neurosurgery @OHSUDoernbecher are well today, a blessing!

Thankful for donations (and kids) like this one! MT @dhnews: Doernbecher toy drive continues in memory of classmate: http://t.co/xUtV2kXmhJ

@Lace163 Thank YOU for the support! Learn more about this year's patient-designers here: http://t.co/dCufRTvkzD. Happy Thanksgiving!

RT @OHSUNews: #TBT to last weekend's awesome @OHSUDoernbecher #DBFreestyle launch! http://t.co/sGBlHXaTZy

Thank you to all of the people who help make Doernbecher, Doernbecher. http://t.co/I6M41IycVD

Students at @OregonTech make hats for Doernbecher patients: http://t.co/52s9SziRL3 (Article, photo by @lmjathandn) http://t.co/MiYCTuesGr

His mother's persistence saved his life. Blake's story here: http://t.co/vG7N3rbfBo

To read: these holiday-specific safety tips from our Tom Sargent #Safety Center: http://t.co/EhMovB5OTd http://t.co/3DDNHTEdWU

Wow. Participants in the #PDXMetroHeartMap Challenge have identified 2,240 AEDs! Join them: http://t.co/W8sLo7P6DL http://t.co/GdecnsCp8T

@BPelleriti5 We love these! You can learn more about Tim here – he's an amazing kid: http://t.co/0vx7jQESPE.

@JoshuaPerez_ Congrats! You can watch 10-year-old patient-designer Caden's story here, if you'd like: http://t.co/dCufRTvkzD #DBFreestyle

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