CHOP

Eleven years ago, Michael Diamondstein's daughter, Emma, died of necrotizing enterocolitis, just two weeks after she was born.
Michael Diamondstein
Kristen Johanson
August 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After suffering the devastating loss of his daughter, a prominent Philadelphia attorney is channeling his pain into a cause. Eleven years ago, Michael Diamondstein's daughter, Emma, died of necrotizing enterocolitis, just two weeks after she was born. "Her intestines...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
July 12, 2018 - 3:54 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 28-year-old man received a lengthy prison sentence for shooting his sister’s friend with a pellet gun, and then convincing family members to go along with his lie to try to cover it up. James Stanley was sentenced to five to 10 years in state prison for...
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CHOP is adding a 250,000-square-foot inpatient hospital to its existing King of Prussia campus, illustrated in the diagram.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is announcing a major expansion to its King of Prussia facility. CHOP is adding a 250,000-square-foot inpatient hospital to its existing King of Prussia campus, which CHOP President and CEO Madeline Bell said is a first...
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CHOP Prom was a magical evening for hundreds of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2018 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a magical evening for hundreds of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Thursday. Seventeen-year-old Tommy was looking sharp in his vest and tie as he attended his fifth CHOP Prom. "It's really a great way for us all to get out of our rooms and...
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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
June 04, 2018 - 11:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia schools are becoming more heart safe as the Youth Heart Watch program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been working to get automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into schools. "About 350,000 citizens in the U.S. have a cardiac arrest every...
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More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP's University City campus Sunday.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 03, 2018 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia welcomed back some former patients to celebrate a second chance at life. More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP'...
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Kangaroo Care
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is spreading awareness about so-called "kangaroo care" and how it can help babies thrive. CHOP is in the midst of a two-week-long "Kangaroo-athon" event. Certified child life specialist Amanda Von Wagner says the goal is to spread...
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Danielle Benscoter and Tyler
Photo credit: Justin Udo
Justin Udo
April 09, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Gift of Life Donor Program are making a push to increase awareness about the need for lifesaving organ donations. In 2014, Marquis Wood had an asthma attack and went into cardiac arrest. "While we sat in the hospital for a...
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CHOP Spa Day
Photo credit: Justin Udo
Justin Udo
April 08, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a special day Sunday for some special kids. Nine-year-old Will Hoprich is like a lot of other boys his age. "I play Minecraft," he said, "and bother my sister." But Will has Treacher Collins syndrome, a condition where some of the bones and tissue in his face...
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