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Children’s National Hospital attains Clean Facility Certificate from the Association for the Health Care Environment
AlgometRx, a company developing a medical device aiming to objectively measure pain in real time, is among the companies awarded a JLABS @ Washington, DC Children’s QuickFire Challenge. The award includes one year of residency at JLABS @ Washington, DC, located on the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus.
Children’s National Hospital is now offering saliva collection as a new and less invasive way of testing some patients for COVID-19.
Children’s National Hospital has received 2020 Digital Health Most Wired recognition by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as a certified level eight.
The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announces six awardees chosen in its annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition to share in $250,000 in grants funded by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support the advancement of pediatric medical devices. The competition, powered by NCC-PDI partner MedTech Innovator, focused on cardiovascular, NICU, and orthopedic and spine devices, which are areas of critical need where innovation can significantly improve children's healthcare. The virtual event aired today as part of the 8th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium presented by Children’s National Hospital in conjunction with The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed.
Yves d’Udekem, M.D., Ph.D., a pediatric cardiac surgeon recognized for expertise in the most challenging procedures for newborns and children with complex congenital heart disease, has joined Children’s National Hospital as chief of Cardiac Surgery and co-director of the Children’s National Heart Institute.
More precise, less invasive and less painful surgery with lower risk of complications and no radiation exposure – these are some of the benefits of treating pediatric tumors with Magnetic Resonance Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU). And now the Focused Ultrasound Foundation has designated Children’s National Hospital as the first global pediatric Center of Excellence (COE) for using this technology to help patients with specific types of childhood tumors.
Children’s National Hospital was designed as a Magnet organization in 2019 and 2015 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In October 2020, Children’s National is applying for re-designation.
New research out of Children's National Hospital shows no significant differences in the rates of hospitalization, admission to the intensive care unit and mechanical ventilator use between children with COVID-19 and children with the seasonal flu.
Advanced lung care program takes an important first step toward becoming the region’s first comprehensive service for young patients with challenging lung conditions
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