Nationwide Children's Events & Announcements

Jun 20, 2018

Baby is Discharged After Uniquely Successful Fetal Heart Procedure at University Hospitals

A newborn boy, who underwent a successful in utero procedure at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow) at 24 weeks of gestation, was born full-term and discharged with his mother at just four days old. The Congenital Heart Collaborative, in conjunction with UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, is the only program in Ohio to offer the in utero procedure known as Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty.


Jun 20, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Proposal for ‘South Side Career Homes’ Selected as a Contract Awardee for Phase 1 of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge

Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s proposal for “South Side Career Homes” was named as a contract awardee in Phase 1 of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge (The Challenge).

Jun 18, 2018

Nationwide Children's Hospital Named To Forbes' 'America's Best Employers' List

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been named to Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers” list for 2018 in the top large employers category (companies with more than 5,000 U.S.-based employees).

Jun 15, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Announces 2018 Patient Champions

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is pleased to announce the 2018 “Patient Champions” who will represent 24 of the 26 miles on the course.

Ingesting Honey After Swallowing Button Battery Reduces Injury and Improves Outcomes
Jun 11, 2018

Ingesting Honey After Swallowing Button Battery Reduces Injury and Improves Outcomes

A team of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialists has demonstrated that eating honey after swallowing a button battery has the potential to reduce serious injuries in small children.

Jun 04, 2018

Nationwide Children's Hospital Earns "LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader" Designation in HRC Foundation's Healthcare Equality Index

Today, Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced its “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

Jun 01, 2018

Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Making Significant Patient Impact at the Institute For Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital

The Nationwide Foundation today announced a new $10 million gift for the Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund at Nationwide Children's Hospital to help accelerate the most promising research and clinical discoveries at Nationwide Children's.

May 16, 2018

Cannabidiol is effective in children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome can have hundreds of brief seizures every day. This complex form of epilepsy often does not respond to conventional epilepsy medication, leaving children at serious risk of injury from their seizures, or confined to wheelchairs and beds.

May 11, 2018

Lane Bryant And Catherines Raise Over $281 Thousand For Nationwide Children's Hospital

Plus size apparel brands Lane Bryant and Catherines are thrilled to announce that the Give.Love.Share campaign has raised over $281K in donations to support Columbus-based Nationwide Children's Hospital.

May 08, 2018

A Novel Approach to Patient Safety Proactively Addresses Common Health Care System Successes

Clinical researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have published one of the first health care studies to examine how behavior aligned with Safety II concepts impacts patient safety. Safety II is a novel approach to patient safety that focuses on why processes perform correctly in high-performing units, as opposed to its predecessor, Safety I, which focuses on why processes fail.