August 2018

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Featured Physician: Ujjwal Ramtekkar, MD

Ujjwal Ramtekkar, MD, MPE, MBA, the new associate medical director for Partners For Kids (PFK) and a member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.

Beyond Seeing Patients: Rewards of a Career in Medicine

In this month's Primary Care Matters, Miller J. Sullivan, Jr., MD, of Provider Physicians East writes about his experience as medical director for the Franklin Country Public Health Department.

Featured Program: Single Visit Surgery

The Section of Pediatric Surgery offers a Single Visit Surgery program for outpatient surgeries at the Westerville Surgery Center.

Innovation and Discovery

  • Updated Practice Tool Offers Guidance to Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Hypertension
  • Use of an Ultrasound Template to Diagnose Appendicitis Cuts Radiation Exposure and Costs
  • When Should Breastfed Babies be Supplemented?

In Memoriam: Edward James Kosnik Jr., MD

Remembering longtime Nationwide Children’s neurosurgeon and former Medical Staff President, Edward James Kosnik, Jr., MD.

Awards and Recognition

Information on this year’s Physician Recognition Awards and more.

Newest Homecare Medicaid Regulations and Forms

Updates from Nationwide Children’s Hospital Homecare.

Positive Comment

A family shares their Nationwide Children's Hospital experience.

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Updates

Actions taken at the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meetings in July.