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Pediatric Accountable Care Organization Demonstrates Cost Savings and Quality
Kelly Kelleher, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice and pediatrician at Nationwide Children’s, is lead author of the first study to examine the success of Partners for Kids, a pediatric ACO serving approximately 300,000 Medicaid-eligible children in Ohio.

Standardized SIMPLE Feeding Program Reduces Length of Stay and Costs in NICU
Sudarshan R. Jadcherla, MD, director of the Neonatal and Infant Feeding Disorders Program and principal investigator in the Innovative Feeding Disorders Research Program, and clinician-scientists at Nationwide Children’s developed guidelines that help infants achieve full feeds and discharge faster without adverse health effects.

Awards and Announcements
All Investigator-Initiated Investigational New Drug (IND) or Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Applications Now Supported and Managed by DDDS

Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, and Steve Goodman, PhD, Win Big IDEAs for Health Competition for Lattice Biotech

Vidu Garg, MD, Elected to the Society of Pediatric Research Council

Nicole O'Brien, MD, Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Jacob Olsen, MD, Receives American College of Surgeons Resident Research Fellowship

Joe Powell, New Research Accounting Manager for The Research Institute

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications (Late February-Early April 2015 Publications from PubMed)

Transcriptional Profiling: A Promising Tool for Diagnosing Bacterial and Viral Respiratory Infections
The approach can diagnose lower respiratory infections within 24 hours of hospitalization, according to a recent study published by Asuncion Meijias, MD, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Vaccines and Immunity, and Octavio Ramilo, MD, chief of Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children’s.

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