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Media Advisory: Nationwide Children’s Hospital to demonstrate new technology to enhance pediatric assessment & diagnosis


Columbus, OH - 12/2/2010

WHAT:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital will unveil a new and innovative use of technology, called Pediaglyphs™, that will be used for patient education, pediatric developmental screening and diagnostics.

Dr. Kelly Kelleher, director of the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice at Nationwide Children’s and member of the team who developed the new applications, will demonstrate the technology and answer questions about how it will help children.

WHEN:
Friday, December 3, 2010
11:30 a.m.
Please arrive at 11:25 a.m.  Parking is available in the visitor’s parking garage located at the corner of S. 18th St. and Mooberry Dr.  A media relations representative will meet you at this entrance for escort to the event location.

WHERE:    
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Main Lobby
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205

WHO:    
Dr. Steve Allen, CEO, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
John Fitzgerald, President of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
Dr. Olivia Thomas, Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Tom Pelto, President of AT&T Ohio
Mike Kehoe, Vice President of AT&T Ohio

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   
This new technology is being funded, in part, by AT&T, and will be used at Nationwide Children’s for patient education, pediatric developmental screening and diagnostics.  

Termed, Pediaglyphs™, this technology will help physicians document and assess patients’ developmental progress and help identify problems early-on so that necessary treatment can begin faster!  

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Mary Ellen Peacock/Pam Barber
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Marketing & Public Relations
614-355-0495   

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000