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Riley Hospital announces new program to offer expert maternity care for moms and babies

Mom Newborn

INDIANAPOLIS— Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health announced plans for the creation of Riley Maternity & Newborn Health at IU Health, a comprehensive statewide program consisting of a hospital-based...

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New president named for Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Matt Cook

Matthew Cook has been named the new president of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. He comes from the prestigious Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where he most recently has served as executive vice president of strategic planning and...

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Riley at IU Health Simon Family Tower at IU Health Celebrates 5 years

In the past five years Riley at IU Health has gone to new heights for Hoosier children and their families. The state’s leader in pediatric care marked a historic milestone five years ago today with the opening of the first phase of the Simon Family Tower....

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Riley at IU Health Verified as Level I Pediatric Trauma Center

Riley at IU Health is once again verified as the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Indiana by the Verification Review Committee (VCR), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the...

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Riley Kids Become Pro Wrestlers for a Day


On Monday June 22, Riley at IU Health hosted a Timmy Takedown, an event that gives children with disabilities a chance to show off their abilities in the ring. Dressed up as superheroes and pro wrestlers, they had the chance to learn some wrestling moves and take down...

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Garth Brooks Unveils New Child Life Zone at Riley at IU Health


Kids deserve to be kids – especially when they’re undergoing treatment for health issues. That’s the goal behind the brand new Child Life Zone at Riley at IU Health. The hospital was chosen by Garth Brooks and his Teammates for Kids Foundation to host the organization’s...

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Enterovirus D68: What You Need to Know

By now, you’ve probably heard about it: the rare strain of a common virus believed to be behind the spike in kids being sent to the hospital for moderate to severe respiratory infections—enterovirus D68. But there’s no need to panic. Infectious...

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Andrew Luck Helicopters into His First Indy 500 With Two Riley at IU Health Kids

Most folks attending the Indy 500 will arrive by car, bus or even shuttle service. But not MaKenzi Rooksberry, 11, of Jasonville, Ind., and Johliel Austin, 14, of Indianapolis. These Riley at IU Health kids will join Andrew Luck, quarterback of the...

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NASA Astronaut Visits Patients at Riley at IU Health

Three, two, one … blast off! Pediatric patients got a taste of outer space today when NASA embarked on its latest mission: sending an astronaut and NASA scientist to Riley at IU Health. Patients gathered in a playroom for a rare opportunity to learn what it’s...

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Riley at IU Health Expands Children’s Health Care Network

Prominent group of private pediatric practices joins Riley at IU Health Physicians From annual physicals to vaccines, a growing number of families can claim a new partner in their journey to support the everyday health care needs of...

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