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(From the February 2018 Issue of MedStat)

Main Campus Urgent Care Offers Suture Tech Services

The Main Campus Urgent Care, which is open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day, now offers suture tech services like laceration repair and casting that the Main Campus Urgent Care had not previously offered. Learn more about services provided at all of our Urgent Care facilities at NationwideChildrens.org/ED-Urgent-Care.

CAP4Kids: Central Ohio Family Resources

Children’s Advocacy Project (CAP4Kids) is a trusted online resource that connects families to local resources at CAP4Kids.org/Columbus. Download (PDF) our fact sheet to learn how CAP4Kids can support you and your patients with the resources they need most.

Ohio Better Birth Outcomes Collaborative Resources

The Ohio Better Birth Outcomes (OBBO) is a collaborative dedicated to reducing the infant mortality rate in Franklin County. It is composed of four central Ohio hospital systems, including Nationwide Children’s, public health and a locally federally qualified health center. Its three key initiatives include improving reproductive health, expanding access to prenatal care and enhancing clinical quality initiatives to help reduce prematurity.

OBBO has valuable resources available for both physicians and patients addressing contraceptive options, prenatal care and perinatal quality. To request copies of these resources for patients or for more information, visit OhioBetterBirthOutcomes.org.

Homecare Services In-Network with Aetna

Nationwide Children's Hospital Homecare is pleased to report that all seven Homecare service lines are in-network with all Aetna Health Inc. plans. The new Aetna Agreement goes into effect February 15, 2018. Now referring physicians can access all Homecare’s services directly for their Aetna patients.

For a complete payor listing, and a map of Homecare’s service area, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Homecare. Referrals or questions call (614) 355-1100 or (800) 466-2727.

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