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  • Elf on a Ledge

    12/06/2013 | CommunityEvents

    Elves Surprise Kids at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health One by one, children filed into playrooms at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health; some via red wagons, others wheeled in chairs and a few walked in with their parents. They weren’t sure what kind of holiday surprise awaited them 10 days before Christmas, and some weren’t feeling up to it.“We had a rough morning and…

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  • Meet Our Roving Reporter

    05/02/2013 | CommunityEventsTreatmentsHeart

    Riley Patient Bailey Hunsberger Will Bring Us All the Action, Live from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway When the Indy 500 takes off on May 26, Bailey Hunsberger will already be a regular behind the scenes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Bailey, a Junior at Indiana University studying microbiology, will act as Roving Reporter from Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, interviewing drivers, taking…

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  • Consider Alternative Halloween Fun

    10/29/2012 | CommunityEventsEveryday WellnessSafety & Prevention

    Halloween can be a fun holiday, and usually conjures thoughts of kids in costumes, trick-or-treating and candy. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous: unsafe costumes, kids darting into traffic, and unhealthy candy and treats. Why not opt for something different this year? Here are some alternative ideas to the traditional Halloween: Visit a Haunted House! Going to a haunted house, haunted trail…

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  • Lending Support When You Need it Most

    09/05/2012 | CommunityVolunteering

    “It has always been a dream of mine to help families with crises, helping them come together to see them through the hardest part of their lives,” says Stacey Downing. As a Medical Social Worker, Stacey is an advocate, resource and companion for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis. “I bring a voice to families who can’t or don’t think they can speak up to ask questions…

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  • Hip-hip-hooray for the Cheer Guild

    08/28/2012 | CommunityVolunteering

    “I wouldn’t be here today without Riley.” As an infant, Heather Dawes came to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health for surgery to repair a heart valve. “The doctors at the hospital where I was born made my Mom feel there was no point in having hope in my survival, let alone a positive future. She was told if I happened to survive, my future was grim at best because I would…

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  • Working with Riley Families to Make Change

    08/23/2012 | CommunityVolunteering

    “At Riley we have to get to know the patient as a person,” says Alicia Schulhof, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health current Chief Operating Officer (COO). From the moment you walk in the door, Alicia ensures that you and your family have the best possible experience. Gaining the patients’ perspective Her role as a patient and family representative requires empathy. Alicia feels…

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  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health to host Sibshops and Young Sibshops

    06/01/2011 | CommunityEvents

    This coming June 16th, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health will host the Sibshops and Young Sibshops workshops. These fun and interactive workshops are for children between the ages of 4-13 who have a brother or sister with a disability. Parents are encouraged to attend the final hour and a half of the Young Sibshops to enjoy lunch with their child and participant for the afternoon…

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  • Word is Spreading: Riley is One of the Best

    05/19/2011 | CommunityAnnouncements

    Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health received good news this week. Not only has it again been named one of the best children’s hospitals in the country but for the first time, Riley ranked in all ten categories of the 2011-12 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. U.S. News Media Group’s rankings are the most extensive listing of its kind and recognize the…

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  • Free Fair Promotes Bike Safety for Children

    05/18/2011 | CommunityEventsEveryday WellnessSafety & Prevention

    Summer’s only a few days away. And with new bike lanes and routes sprouting up all over the city, cyclists of all ages are already hitting the streets. But are they wearing protective gear and helmets? Do you wear yours? What about your children? Helmets are the single most effective way to prevent head injury resulting from a bicycle crash. But Indiana University Health-affiliated emergency…

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  • Riley is Ranked Among Top Children’s Hospitals in US News & World Report

    05/17/2011 | CommunityAnnouncements

    US News & World Report has named Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health one of the top Children's Hospitals in the United States. For the first time in our storied history, Riley at IU Health received national rankings in all ten medical specialties comprising the report, including an unprecedented 3rd in Pediatric Urology, 12th in Diabetes and Endocrinology and…

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