September 2019

Download (PDF) the print version of the September 2019 issue of MedStat.

Featured Physician: Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD

Dr. Olutoye has been appointed surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s as well as professor and the E. Thomas Boles chair of pediatric surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. 

Medical Leadership Program 2020 Accepting Interested Participants

The Medical Leadership Program is an overview of basic leadership/management skills taught by Nationwide Children’s leaders for medical staff.

Awards & Recognition

Eric Butter, PhD was recently recognied by the American Psychological Association, and Linda Stoverock, CNO, announces her retirement.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Patient Financial Assistance Program

Learn more about Nationwide Children's program and download a copy of the Patient Financial Assistance Policy.

When Hoofbeats Turn Out to be Zebras - Lessons Learned During My First Few Years as a Pediatrician

Michael DiBartola, MD, of Riverside Pediatric Associates, writes about his first few years of practice after residency and the surprising cases he has seen along the way.

Community Provider Communications

  • Should “Non-High Risk Patients” With Uncomplicated Influenza be Given Antivirals?
  • Info Needed When Making a Referral
  • OSUCOM Looking for Primary Care Offices to Get Involved in Medical Student Education
  • Family Resources for the Fall Season and School Year
  • Sign up for Ask a Specialist

Innovation and Discovery

  • Hidden in Plain Sight: The Importance of Safe Storage for Cosmetics and Personal Products
  • Free Disposal Bags Increase Rate of Proper Opioid Disposal
  • Home Infusions Are a Viable Option for Children, Teens With IBD

Epic “Go Live” for Homecare is October 1

Soon all physicians and staff will be able to view updated home visit documentation for Homecare and Hospice nursing, therapy, and social work visits via Epic.