Media Advisory: Nationwide Childrens Hospital to demonstrate new technology to enhance pediatric assessment & diagnosis

December 2, 2010

WHAT:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital will unveil a new and innovative use of technology, called Pediaglyphs™, that will be used for patient education, pediatric developmental screening and diagnostics.

Dr. Kelly Kelleher, director of the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice at Nationwide Children’s and member of the team who developed the new applications, will demonstrate the technology and answer questions about how it will help children.

WHEN:
Friday, December 3, 2010
11:30 a.m.
Please arrive at 11:25 a.m.  Parking is available in the visitor’s parking garage located at the corner of S. 18th St. and Mooberry Dr.  A media relations representative will meet you at this entrance for escort to the event location.

WHERE:    
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Main Lobby
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205

WHO:    
Dr. Steve Allen, CEO, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
John Fitzgerald, President of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
Dr. Olivia Thomas, Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Tom Pelto, President of AT&T Ohio
Mike Kehoe, Vice President of AT&T Ohio

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   
This new technology is being funded, in part, by AT&T, and will be used at Nationwide Children’s for patient education, pediatric developmental screening and diagnostics.  

Termed, Pediaglyphs™, this technology will help physicians document and assess patients’ developmental progress and help identify problems early-on so that necessary treatment can begin faster!  

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Mary Ellen Peacock/Pam Barber
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Marketing & Public Relations
614-355-0495   

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.