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Today, Children’s National Health System launched Make March Matter, a month-long campaign designed to bring the Greater Washington, D.C. community together in support of children’s health. More than 150 local businesses have joined for the inaugural year of this initiative to raise $1 million in support of critical, life-saving care for children.
New recommendations that will significantly advance the future of care for patients with low-grade gliomas were recently published in Neuro-Oncology.
Children’s National Health System is pleased to announce Ricardo Muñoz, M.D., as chief of the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine and co-director of the Children’s National Heart Institute. Dr. Muñoz also will serve as the executive director of Telemedicine Services at Children’s National, working to leverage advances in technology to improve access to health care for underserved communities and developing nations.
Children’s National Health System and Horizon Pharma plc are pleased to announce the creation of the Horizon Pharma Clinical Care Endowment, the first clinical team endowment at the Children’s National Rare Disease Institute. The endowment is made possible by a generous $3 million commitment over six years from Horizon Pharma USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Pharma plc – a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of people living with rare diseases.
Children’s National Health System today opened the doors of its newly renovated Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. The new unit is part of Children’s vision to provide a model of integrated care and research for conditions of the mind and brain that can be replicated by other hospitals.
RIMS, the risk management society™, has announced Rebecca F. Cady, vice president and chief risk officer of Children’s National Health System in Washington D.C., as the 2018 RIMS Risk Manager of the Year. The award will be presented to Ms. Cady at a ceremonial breakfast at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition on April 17 in San Antonio.
Research conducted at Children’s National Health System published recently in PLOS Medicine demonstrates the first signs of success in treating high-risk neuroblastoma recurrent tumors through a new approach in mouse models.
Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, the only pediatric hospital in the United Arab Emirates, has entered into an agreement with Children’s National Health System to form a health IT strategic partnership.
Chemical-based fluorescent calcium dyes used to study calcium dynamics cause cell damage upon loading over an extended period of time.
The annual “Top Doctors” list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 44 Children’s National Health System care providers across 15 specialties.