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    All Children's Hospital Goes International! #ACHradio

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    We provide care to patients far beyond the Tampa Bay area. We're international! Listen Wednesday, November 5th when we'll interview Julia Beresford, Director of our International Program. We'll discuss what an International Program is all about. Who makes up the International team? Is there a difference between the care provided for International patients and those from the United States? What is the experience like for an International patient and their family?

    Answer to these quetions and much more on our next episode! Listen live, or download from iTunes!

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    All Children's Hospital Goes "Live" with #ACHradio!

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    Welcome to the kick-off of the All Children's Hospital blog talk radio show! We're taking you behind the scenes to meet some of the amazing people who make up the only specialty children's hospital on Florida's west coast.

    We're based in beautiful Tampa Bay, but we serve children and families from across the country and around the world!

    Today we'll be speaking with Terri Kleinman, RN, Nurse Recruiter; and Lisa Moore, RN, Director of our Heart Center.

    They rock...and so does All Children's!

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    Celebrating Diversity at All Children's Hospital #ACHRadio

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    Join us as we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Our new host, Carol McDaniel (@carolmacd), will sit down with guest James E. Page Jr., M.B.A. (@diversitypage), the newly appointed vice president and chief diversity officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    James is responsible for diversity-based initiatives for the medical center, the medical school and the greater hospital network. He also serves on the Corporate Advisory Committee for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C. and on the Disparities in Healthcare subcommittee. 

    Tune in Friday, January 16 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on Twitter and use #ACHradio.

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    Clinical Education on #ACHradio: A Huge Priority at All Children's Hospital

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    Tune in to the next episode of #ACHradio when we'll be discussing the critical role clinical education plays in our culture. Tina Spagnola, RN, Director of Clinical Education will be our guest. She will be describing the extensive program for both new and experienced clinical team members as they join All Children's; as well as, the ongoing support we provide in our state-of-the-art Simulation Laboratory.

    You won't want to miss this behind-the-scenes look into the extensive support we provide our team members! Join us Wednesday, October 1st at 12:30 eastern time to learn more!

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    Information Technology is Rocking at All Children's Hospital!

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    Technology has transformed the world...and health care is no different! In fact, information systems are one of the most important parts of our organization. Listen to Dennis Beining who Manages our Clinical and Financial Information Systems here at All Children's Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    Learn about the huge commitment All Children's has made to using the most sophisticated technologies available to ensure the best care possible is delivered to our patients.

    Learn what it takes to be a leader in Information Technology in healthcare, and how you can move your career forward! Join us on June 4th at 12:30 eastern time! You won't want to miss it!

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    30 mins with Dr. Jacobs, All Children’s Heart Surgeon #ACHradio

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    Join us as our host, Carol McDaniel, sits down with All Children's heart surgeon, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, M.D., FACS, FACC, FCCP. 


    Dr. Jacobs is director of the Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute and professor of Cardiac Surgery in the Division of Cardiac Surgery of the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He is also surgical director of the Heart Transplantation Program and director of the Extracorporeal Life Support Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute. Dr. Jacobs has been a cardiothoracic surgeon at All Children’s Hospital since 1998.  


    Recently, Dr. Jacobs led a team of 60 physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals from All Children's Hospital and healthcare organizations throughout the United States and the world to deliver life-saving care in the Caribbean. Under Jacobs' leadership, the team has operated on more than 90 children since the first trip in 2006.


    To learn more about Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs, tune in Wednesday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio

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    Meet David Berman, D.O. and Katie Namtu, Pharm.D., Infectious Diseases

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    Join us as our host, Carol McDaniel, sits down with guests David Berman, D.O., and Katie Namtu, Pharm.D., our Infectious Diseases experts at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    Dr. Berman joined All Children's in 2001. A graduate of Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, he completed his pediatric residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Schneider Children's Hospital.

    Dr. Berman completed his pediatric infectious disease fellowship at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Medical Center. 

    He received the USF Pediatric Subspecialty Attending of the Year Award and was included in Best Doctors in America. Dr. Berman is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society.

    Dr. Katie Namtu received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2005 from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She completed her pharmacy practice residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, and her pediatric pharmacy specialty residency at All Children's.

    After residency training, Dr. Namtu was the clinical pharmacy specialist in pediatric hematology-oncology at Florida Children's Hospital before returning to All Children's as the current pediatric infectious disease clinical pharmacy specialist.

    To learn more, tune in Wednesday, November 4 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio

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    Meet Kelly Tyrrell, Our Music Therapist and Certified Grief Counselor

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    Join us as our host, Carol McDaniel, sits down with guest Kelly Tyrrell, our board certified music therapist and certified grief counselor at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    Kelly has been a Music Therapist for over four years. Before joining All Children's, she studied at Appalachian State University. She worked in a variety of populations, including hospice and palliative care, kids with autism and intellectual disabilities, adults with developmental delays, adults with traumatic brain injuries and older adults with dementia.

    Kelly has worked at All Children’s for three years and has expanded the program at the hospital to include services in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). She is certified in NICU Music Therapy. She also plays the guitar, piano and sings, amongst other various instruments required for therapy.

    Kelly works with clients of all ages, utilizing interventions such as songwriting, singing, music making and relaxation to address non-musical goals such as anxiety, poor coping, agitation and end-of-life support.

    Kelly lives in St. Petersburg, Florida and enjoys many warm-weather activities the Sunshine State has to offer, including sitting in the park and watching the dolphins swim along the sea wall. 

    To learn more about Kelly Tyrrell and her position as music therapist and grief counselor at All Children's Hospital, tune in Wednesday, October 21 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio

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    Child Life Brings New Life To Our Patients! #ACHradio

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    Have you ever heard of a "Child Life" department? If not, you have an incredible opportunity to learn about one of the most impactful areas of All Children's Hospital. Tune in Wednesday December 17th at 12:30 eastern and hear from Kristin Maier, Director of Child Life, and learn about the amazing work these professionals do every single day.

    Sometimes the clinical work doesn't quite cover all the bases...and that's when Child Life comes to the rescue! Don't miss the next episode of #ACHradio!

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    Social Media and Healthcare on the next #ACHradio!

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    Social media now dominates...well...just about everything! Learn how All Children's Hospital uses social media as a major communications tool for patients, employees, applicants and the community.

    We're going to have Darrell Lee (@DarrellFL) the Director of Digital & Interactive Services as our guest. He isresponsible for all social, digital and strategic communications. 

    We'll explore the many channels and platforms that are utilized at All Children's Hospital to connect and engage across the digital world.

    Tune in Tuesday January 6th at 12:30 eastern time...and remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio



  • Meet Courtney Robinson, Our Director of Advanced Practice Providers

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    Join us as our host, Carol McDaniel, sits down with guest Courtney Robinson, our director of Advanced Practice Providers (APP) at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    Courtney joins us from Texas Children's Pediatrics, where she was manager of advanced practice providers and clinical manager of an after-hours/urgent care clinic affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital. In these dual roles she managed patient care, clinic operations, patient outcomes and service recovery while also providing clinical care. She was responsible for compliance and credentialing with the Texas Board of Nursing.

    During more than 16 years of pediatric nursing, Courtney also served as the lead acute care pediatric nurse practitioner for the Texas Children's Hospital Emergency Center, hiring and mentoring a team of advanced practice professionals while focusing on operational, quality and patient safety issues and developing and implementing an APP billing model.

    Courtney earned her M.S.N. as a parent-child clinical nursing specialist from the University of Texas-Austin and her acute care pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) certificate from Rush University in Chicago, where she has been a member of the clinical faculty since 2007. She served as an acute care PNP preceptor for Rush, Baylor and Vanderbilt universities and also achieved LEAN certification.

    To learn more about Courtney Robinson and All Children’s Hospital, tune in Wednesday, September 23 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio