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FCC Awards Children’s National Hospital $928K to Create Regional Pediatric Telehealth Consortium in Response to COVID-19

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.

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Local students to receive mental wellness course on behalf of Children's National Hospital

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.

Racial Disparities in the Management of Pain for Minority Children

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.