Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
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.
Advanced lung care program takes an important first step toward becoming the region’s first comprehensive service for young patients with challenging lung conditions
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.
In a new study out of Children's National, researchers found that some patients showed a presence of COVID-19 antibodies while also testing positive for the virus.
Two of Children’s National experts were invited to offer commentary on a South Korean study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, that offers new insights into the role of children as potential vectors for the COVID-19 virus.
In new research, two different interventions both worked to significantly reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions made by physicians in a telemedicine practice.
New research and findings out of Children's National Hospital could eventually help countries optimize their COVID-19-related data.
After a nationwide search, Children’s National Hospital is pleased to announce it has appointed Nate Lesser as the new chief information security officer (CISO). Lesser will lead the execution of the hospital’s comprehensive cybersecurity strategy and roadmap. Lesser has 20 years of experience in a wide array of technical and leadership roles addressing issues of cybersecurity, privacy and risk management.
New findings show that reducing the amount of protein in the urine of patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis can significantly slow declines in kidney function and extend time before patients’ kidneys fail.