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Hospitalist Program at Health Services for Children (HSC) Pediatric Center
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Hospitalist Program at Health Services for Children (HSC) Pediatric Center


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Health Services for Children (HSC) Pediatric Center provides rehabilitation and transitional care to help patients and families prepare for the return home after a stay at the hospital. HSC is one of only 20 facilities nationwide to offer such services. HSC is the only rehabilitation facility in the Washington, DC, area dedicated exclusively for patients from infancy through 21 years of age.

Since July 2005, Children’s National Medical Center has provided all medical staff services at HSC, including inpatient hospitalists and specialty consultations. We aim to help all infants, children, and adolescents reach their full potential.

HSC and Children’s Partnership for Patient Care
At HSC, we continue with any necessary patient care as well as educate families so they are able to successfully cope with and manage a child’s condition at home. Our collaboration provides immediate benefits for families through:
  • Improved continuity of care and communication among the patient’s care team
  • Increased efficiency of patient transfers, which makes it easier for families, including transfers after 4:00 pm on weekdays, transfers on weekends and holidays, and same day transfers
  • Improved outcomes for preemies
At all stages of care, be assured that you and your child can rely on our network of support resources and pediatric experts — at Children’s National and in your community.

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