Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
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On Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, Children’s National Hospital performed the first anterior vertebral body tethering procedure for a child in the Washington, D.C. area. The device is a recently approved option for treating kids with idiopathic scoliosis, the most common type of scoliosis. It allows for gradual correction of a spinal deformity through the natural growth of the spine, leading to improvements in spinal alignment while maintaining spinal flexibility.
Children's National Hospital has named Horacio Rozanski chairman of the Children’s National Board of Directors.
The annual "Top Doctors" list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 95 Children’s National Hospital care providers across 27 specialties.
The top 10 results have been unveiled in the first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Lung CT Lesion Segmentation Grand Challenge, a groundbreaking research competition focused on developing AI models to help in the visualization and measurement of COVID specific lesions in the lungs of infected patients, potentially facilitating to more timely and patient-specific medical interventions.
After conducting a national search, Children’s National Hospital has named Aldwin Lindsay, M.B.A., executive vice president and chief financial officer.
One in four kids tested positive, with minorities impacted at higher rate.
Joelle Simpson, M.D., an emergency room physician, became the first Children's National Hospital frontline worker to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, marking the start of a process to vaccinate staff members throughout the organization.
Children's National Hospital has been designated a Magnet® hospital for the third time in a row.
The annual tradition continued as First Lady Melania Trump visited Children's National Hospital to spread holiday cheer to patients, families and staff.
Anxiety in gestating mothers appears to affect the course of brain development in their fetuses, changing neural connectivity in the womb, a new study suggests. The findings could help explain longstanding links between maternal anxiety and neurodevelopmental disorders in their children and suggests an urgent need for interventions to diagnose and decrease maternal stress.