Keep up to date with the latest news for the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
During American Heart Month, we are pleased to tell you a little more about the heart center that will open in the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital in 2019.
Thanks to advances in medicine, we now can treat more complex, previously untreatable heart problems in children than ever before. But these new capabilities have created a demand for space, equipment, amenities, services and specialists. Your gifts are enabling us to make these investments so that we can continue providing young patients with every possible advantage afforded by modern medicine...Continue
Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:03 PM in building details, heart
When the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital opens, it will provide a critically important new space for women, mothers and newborn babies. The Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion, located on the fourth floor of the new hospital, will handle the toughest, most complex pregnancies and neonatal care. The pavilion will bring together a team of specialists and state-of-the-art equipment, while providing the necessary space to ensure that mothers and babies—and their families—can remain together throughout their hospital stays...Continue
Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:05 PM in building details
In December 2016, a group of architects, doctors, nurses and parents met to begin planning an outdoor play area that would rest on a rooftop of the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital...Continue
Posted on Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:08 AM in building details
MUSC Children’s Hospital is widely recognized as having one of the best pediatric heart programs in the country – one of the top 20, according to US News & Report.
No other center in South Carolina can provide the scope or depth of care for children with heart problems: Open-heart surgeries. Heart transplantation. Ventricular-assist device implantation. More than 8,500 echocardiograms and 600 catheterizations each year. And its success rates and clinical outcomes far outshine the national average...Continue
Posted on Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:07 PM in building details
With the first month of 2017 halfway over, we have driven 780 of the new hospital’s 1,300 pilings and will likely wrap up this phase of the project by the end of March, just in time for the blooming of the azaleas, dogwoods and daffodils...Continue
Posted on Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:04 PM in building details, building update