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Children’s National Nurse Named National Magnet Nurse of the Year® by American Nurses Credentialing Center

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has named June Amling, MSN, RN, CNS, CWON, CCRN, an advanced practice registered nurse with more than 25 years of experience at Children’s National Health System, with one of its five 2015 National Magnet Nurse of the Year Awards. This is the third time in four years that a Children’s National nurse has been honored with this distinction.

Children’s National Health System Again Receives Highest National Nursing Honor

Children’s National Health System has been designated for a second time as a Magnet hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. Only seven percent of hospitals across the United States achieve Magnet status. Of those hospitals, an even smaller percentage are pediatric hospitals, putting Children’s National among a very elite group of healthcare facilities nationwide.

Children's National Celebrates National Health IT Week October 5-9

In celebration of National Health IT Week, October 5-9, 2015, Children’s National Health System is participating in a number of initiatives with the federal government and the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), including a site visit showcasing technology innovations in practice.

Children's National Health System Hosts First International Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma Symposium

Under the direction of Roger Packer, MD, 35 clinical and translational researchers from across the United States, Canada, and Europe, gathered in Washington, DC, to share cutting-edge research results and create the backbone of future studies, which hold the hope of dramatically changing the ways childhood low-grade gliomas are treated in the future. The conference was co-sponsored by Children’s National and the Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma Association.

Children's National Announces Finalists for Pediatric Medical Device Competition

Eight finalists, representing outstanding pediatric medical device innovations, have been selected to pitch their device concept for a chance to receive one of two $50,000 awards at the Third Annual Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium hosted by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.