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Zika virus continues to have a major impact on the lives of babies born after exposure, even those who were born with little outward signs of impact. That makes it extremely important to continue following Zika-exposed infants long term, even if they haven’t been born with severe abnormalities.
Ten finalists have been named in the prestigious annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition presented by the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI).
Research published in the journal Pediatrics, show the initiative reduced vancomycin use in patients by 66%, and the NICU has sustained the reduction for more than a year.
Children’s National Hospital today announced a $36 million investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to provide families with greater access to mental health care and community resources.
A new set of expert consensus-based recommendations lays out how best to study possible neurodevelopmental impacts of pubertal suppression treatment in transgender youth. Developed by a consensus panel of 24 international scientists, the recommendations were published in the journal Transgender Health.
NCC-PDI announces a special pitch competition focused on COVID-19-related pediatric medical devices that support home health monitoring and telehealth, and improve sustainability, resiliency and readiness in diagnosing and treating children during a pandemic.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s National a top 10 children’s hospital for its Best Children’s Hospitals annual rankings for 2020-21, with a #1 ranking in newborn care for the fourth straight year. Learn more about our specialty care rankings.
A distinguished panel of medical experts, state and federal health officials, and congenital heart disease parent advocates published recommended updates to the current American Academy of Pediatrics’ protocol for detecting critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in newborn babies using pulse oximetry.
Children’s National Hospital is establishing a regional pediatric telehealth consortium in response to coronavirus with $928,000 in funding awarded by the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau. The funding, which is part of the FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program, enables the nationally-ranked pediatric hospital to expand its telehealth platform to support 15 health care sites in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia region serving children and young adults, providing care to children with COVID-19 as well as those who are medically vulnerable and helping to protect health care workers as the pandemic threat continues.
Children’s National Hospital today announced the launch of an interactive mental wellness digital course for middle and high school students enrolled in Washington, D.C., public and public charter schools. Mental Wellness Basics will be offered at no cost and will be made available through a partnership with EverFI, Inc., a leading education technology innovator.
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