Medical Professional Publications

Awards and Recognition

(From the January 2018 Issue of MedStat)

Congratulations to our Best Doctors

More than 250 physicians on our medical staff were named to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018. According to Best Doctors, who produces the list, approximately four percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor. Each listed physician has received peer consensus as a physician from whom other physicians would seek care. To see the complete Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018 visit NationwideChildrens.org/Best-Doctors. For additional information about Best Doctors in America, visit BestDoctors.com.

The Heart Center Receives Accreditations for Quality, Care and Outcomes

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s is the first pediatric catheterization laboratory in the United States to be accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) as a Cardiovascular Catheterization Accreditation Program. This program recognizes facilities that perform cardiovascular catheterization procedures while meeting quality benchmarks based on published clinical guidelines, best practices and outcomes. Nationwide Children’s catheterization laboratory has been awarded two IAC facility accreditations in both Complex Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and Pediatric Cardiovascular Catheterization.

In addition, Nationwide Children’s was recently designated an Accredited Center of Care by the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF). The program recognizes The Heart Center’s high-quality cardiac care and specialized disease management of children with cardiomyopathy. Center accreditation is based on self-reported hospital data, which is evaluated on the volume of pediatric cardiomyopathy patients, variety of pediatric patient services offered, expertise in the treatment and management of cardiomyopathy in children, and affiliation with an academic research institution.

Flow Cytometry Lab Recognized as Children’s Oncology Group Approved Laboratory

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Flow Cytometry Laboratory recently attained status as a Children’s Oncology Group (COG) approved laboratory for minimal residual disease testing (MRD) evaluation. The Flow Cytometry team at NCH is the first laboratory in the state of Ohio, and one of a few children’s hospitals across the country to receive this designation. The recent recognition highlights the strong collaboration between our laboratory and hematology/oncology teams and serves as a true testament to the expertise and dedication of our staff.

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