Friday, June 09, 2006

Children's Hospital Boston Launches Updated Online Newsroom

Summary: Children’s Hospital Boston has redesigned its online newsroom, adding new content and valuable resources to better serve journalists seeking top-level pediatric news. Recent news released on the site include an embargoed announcement of the launch of the hospital’s human embryonic stem cell research program, the implantation of the first-ever tissue engineered organs into patients, and a one-on-one interview with Children’s Hospital Boston sleep specialist Dr. Richard Ferber.

With a new embargoed news section, an updated look, and improved navigation and functionality, the News Room provides expanded access to background information on research studies and medical advances, allowing reporters to better understand the latest research as well as diagnostic and procedural developments. In addition, the new site includes contextual links to Children’s publications with stories about patients and featuring physicians, staff, and the latest innovations and medical technologies at Children’s Hospital Boston.

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