Celebrating Excellence: Valley Children's Healthcare Named Aerogen Center of Excellence Recipient
CHICAGO (October 1, 2023) - At Aerogen, our commitment to advancing respiratory care and improving patient outcomes drives everything we do. Today, we are delighted to shine a spotlight on an exceptional institution that shares our dedication to excellence – Valley Children's Healthcare. On August 17, 2023, we proudly bestowed the Aerogen Center of Excellence award upon Valley Children's, celebrating their remarkable contributions to pediatric healthcare over the past 70 years.
A Vision of Care, A Legacy of Impact
Valley Children's was born from the visionary aspirations of five civic-minded women who recognized the need for a dedicated pediatric hospital in Central California. What began as a modest 42-bed hospital in 1952 has since blossomed into a nationally respected pediatric healthcare network with 358 beds, 670 physicians, and a staff of 3,500. This growth is a testament to Valley Children's unwavering commitment to providing high-quality, comprehensive care to over 1.3 million children in their service area.
Excellence Across Specialties
Valley Children’s offers a comprehensive range of services exclusively tailored to children. From specialized medical and surgical care to pediatric primary care practices and women’s health services, Valley Children's encompasses every facet of pediatric healthcare. Their leading pediatric cancer and blood disorders center, renowned pediatric heart center, and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) showcase their expertise in treating a wide array of medical conditions.Valley Children's has consistently earned recognition for its excellence, being named one of the "Best Children’s Hospitals" in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for eight consecutive years. Their distinction as the first children’s hospital west of the Rockies to receive Magnet Nursing designation underscores their commitment to top-tier patient care and innovation.
Guided by Values, Driven by Vision
Valley Children's is not only defined by its remarkable achievements but also by its guiding values of excellence, compassionate care, integrity, innovation, collaboration, and stewardship. These values echo the principles that Aerogen holds dear, and it is this shared ethos that makes the Aerogen Center of Excellence award such a fitting honor.
Aerogen and Valley Children's Healthcare: United for Excellence
As Aerogen presents the Center of Excellence award to Valley Children's Healthcare, we celebrate the remarkable journey of an institution dedicated to transforming pediatric care. Just as Valley Children's has flourished and touched countless lives, Aerogen continues to push the boundaries of aerosol drug delivery technology to enhance patient outcomes around the world.
Together, we look forward to a future of continued collaboration, innovation, and excellence in pediatric healthcare.