Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
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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.
Maureen Lyon, Ph.D., discusses the need for parents and teens to discuss advance care planning.
Despite early reports suggesting rare disease in children, latest research shows considerable numbers of hospitalized and critically ill pediatric patients.
Pain is one of the most common reasons for seeking emergency department (ED) care, yet is often poorly assessed and treated. In an effort to improve pain management among children, Monika Goyal, M.D., M.S.C.E., published in Pediatrics on racial and ethnic disparities in the management of pain among children presenting to the emergency department ED with fractures.
First Lady Melania Trump and the White House Historical Association brightened the holiday weekend for patients and employees at Children’s National Hospital.
Global humanitarian leader offers evidence-based breathing techniques to help healthcare workers stay resilient and strong on the frontlines.
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