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Teenage girl wears VR headset, which uses AlgometRx technology to measure pain levels.


Children's National Researchers Seek First Objective Way to Measure Pain Using AlgometRx

Our team is testing AlgometRx Platform Technology, which aims to measure pain according to how pupils react to certain stimuli.

Timothy Kane, M.D., holds an infant girl wearing a headband.


Northern Virginia Magazine Names 59 Children’s National Physicians "Top Doctors"

The magazine’s annual "Top Doctors" list highlights the region’s best physicians as nominated by their peers from eight local hospitals.

Surrounded by heart balloons, Children's National female radio hosts announce the name of the new cardiac intensive care unit robot: Dr. Bear Bot.


Children's National Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Dr. Bear Bot, a Telemedicine Robot

Dr. Bear Bot, the cardiac intensive care unit robot that helps our team monitor multiple patients at the same time, was officially named on Valentine's Day.

I knew Ryan was in very good hands. I really felt like those doctors and nurses saved his life.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Ranked #5 Children’s Hospital in the Nation and #1 for Babies

U.S. News & World Report ranks our hospital as one of the top 5 pediatric hospitals in the nation. We’re proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care and have six additional specialties ranked in the top 10.

Leap Frog Award

Leapfrog Group Top Hospital for 2018

We have been recognized by the Leapfrog Group 10 times for excellence in quality and safety. We have received this distinction more than any other pediatric hospital since 2007.

Magnet Recognized

Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

Only 7% of hospitals nationwide earn Magnet® status, awarded for excellence in nursing and patient care. This designation affirms our commitment to family-centered care.

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