June 2016 Issue

Featured Physician: Ken Washburn, MD
Dr. Washburn joins Nationwide Children’s as the director of the new Abdominal Transplant program and will be the chief of the Section of Transplantation.

Care Connection Continues to Serve Children in Need
Care Connection is Nationwide Children's school-based health service providing select primary care, school-based asthma therapy and behavioral health services to Columbus City Schools with the highest need.

New Westerville Close To Home Center at 185 W. Schrock Road
In June, Nationwide Children’s Hospital opens a new Close To Home Center in Westerville to better serve existing child and adolescent patients who need Behavioral Health services.

New Lab Services Walk-in Clinic for Nationwide Children’s Employees
To help employees manage their health with convenience, Nationwide Children’s provides access to an employee-only, walk-in lab clinic for blood draws staffed by Laboratory Services.

Justice Stores National Fundraising Campaign Raises More Than $521,000 for Nationwide Children’s
After the launch of tween retailer Justice’s “Give Hope” national store campaign in February, the fundraising effort raised $521,315.82 during a six-week period, benefiting The Research Institute.

Innovation and Discovery

  • First Implantable Hemodynamic Monitoring Device in Single Ventricle Fontan Anatomy
  • Researchers Provide Insight on How Protein in Centromere Region of Chromosomes May Contribute to Cancer Development
  • Neurologists Urged to Consider Medical Child Abuse When Evaluations Don’t Support Claims

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Updates
Read about the actions taken at the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee meeting on May 5.

Awards and Recognition
Inpatient Rehabilitation Maintains Accreditation from CARF, 25 Years Strong.

Positive Comment
Submitted by a patient family.

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences
Read about upcoming events.

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