US each year • 1% of children born in the US have Congenital Heart Disease • Each year in the US, 40,000 children are born with CHD • 90% of children born in the US with CHD survive childhood because of advances in Cardiac Care. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE • 16 million babies are born in China each year • 0.8% of children born in China have Congenital Heart Disease • Each year in China, 130,000 children are born with CHD • 90% of children born in China with CHD do not reach childhood.
with doctors in China who also care for children from Little Flower and orphanages around China. We extended our volunteer work to include BaYi Children’s Hospital and Beijing United Hospital. Dr Zhou (BaYi) and Dr Liu (BJU) are contracted with the Chinese government to provide healthcare to China’s neediest children. Little Hearts Medical was formed to facilitate collaboration with these doctors, and others in China who are eager to advance Cardiac Care for orphans.
has sent three medical teams. Services performed include: •16 Heart ECHOs •4 Heart Cath Procedures •3 Open Heart Surgeries •Cardiac Assessment Training for Little Flower Nannies Little Hearts Medical received 501c3 status in February 2013 and is moving ahead with additional trips planned in April and October 2013.
FETCS • Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon Dr Laurie Armsby, MD • Pediatric Cardiologist, Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon Tanya Lee, RN, BSN, Nursing Director • Registered Nurse since 1997 Mike Lee, Executive Director • Successfully founded two Executive Search Firms LITTLE HEARTS MEDICAL
Medical Team Trips of Cardiologists, Surgeons and Nurses • Training for Doctors and Nurses on Advanced Cardiac Care • Collaborative Research to advance cardiac care in China • Medical Training for Foster Home Nannies • Co-Host Annual Industry Events • Collaborate with Orphanages on rural projects to increase Cardiac Care in the countryside
Heart Surgeries, 4 Heart Caths, 4 Heart ECHOs Beijing United Family Hospital • 12 Heart ECHOs Little Flower Foster Home • Cardiac Assessment Training for Nannies Chunmiao Foundation • Free Heart care for Chunmiao-funded Children China Center for Children’s Welfare & Adoption • Free Heart care for CCCWA-funded Children Philips Healthcare China • Provides Healthcare Imaging products at no cost • Future Training Partner to advance Cardiac Care
work alongside key Decisions-Makers in China • Our teams provide care speciﬁcally for Orphaned Children • Our specialists train and collaborate with trendsetters in China’s healthcare system • Advanced Cardiac Cath and Surgical Techniques ﬁlter into other parts of China’s healthcare system • By working with leading organizations, Little Hearts can inﬂuence Cardiac Care across China’s healthcare system
under-going a revolution. • China’s medical technology is the same as that of developed countries. • China’s Government and Medical Communities are taking extraordinary steps to improve orphan care. • We hope to lower concerns for families considering adoption of children with medical special needs. • Because every child deserves a chance.
in 2013 • Cardiologists, Surgeons and Nurses to BaYi Children’s Hospital and Beijing United Hospital • 1 Nursing Team Trip to Little Flower Hospital • PICU Nurse training at BaYi Children’s Hospital and Beijing United Hospital • Cardiac Care training for Nannies at Little Flower Foster Home • China Team in Place to run Operations