January 2020

Download (PDF) the print version of the January 2020 issue of MedStat.

Featured Physician: Allan C. Beebe, MD

Dr. Beebe has recently been named the director of the Spine Center.

Practicing Pediatrics in ‘Micropolis’

This "Primary Care Matters" article is written by Ami Orr, MD, about practicing at Blanchard Valley Pediatrics in Findlay, Ohio.

Providers May Now Upload Documents when Requesting Appointments Online

As of December, providers may upload documents when requesting an appointment online. This allows test results to be shared immediately and provides continuity of care through EPIC.

Innovation and Discovery

  • Clinical Study Recruiting Infants Who Had a Perinatal Stroke
  • Three-Day Intensive Crisis Intervention is Associated with Reduced Suicidality in Adolescents
  • Does Newborn Screening Lead to Life-Span Benefits?

In Memoriam: Frank Stroebel, MD

During his long career at Nationwide Children’s, Dr. Stroebel played an instrumental role in leading the hospital to become the outstanding child health care organization it is today.

Moments in History

  • Sometime in the 1930’s, this hospital (Columbus Children’s Hospital at the time) was recognized as the first to allow parents to stay for the day and/or night.
  • In 1962, the first research building was constructed (Ross Hall) which still exists today (but no longer for research).

Awards & Recognition

Recognitions include Jonathan Finlay, MB, ChB, FRCP, who has become the first pediatric specialist to receive the Society for Neuro-Oncology’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Homecare Nursing, Therapy and Social Work Documentation in Epic

Learn more about best practices regarding Homecare documentation in Epic.

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Updates

Learn more about actions taken at the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee meetings in 2019.

Medical Staff Events, Grand Rounds and Conferences

Read about upcoming events including the Medical Alumni Reunion in April 2020.