Nationwide Children's News Releases

Oct 15, 2018

Nationwide Children's Hospital Recognized As 2018 Top Hospital for Diversity

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nationwide Children’s Hospital earned a spot as a (BDO) 2018 Top Hospital For Diversity. “This recognition serves as an external validation of our efforts to achieve the highest standards of inclusiveness and create a culture that respects

Sep 25, 2018

ABMS Names Nationwide Children’s Hospital as Recipient of its First-Ever Quality Improvement Award

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States, has awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital its first-ever ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™ (Portfolio Program) Outstanding Achievement in Quality Improvement Award.

Sep 24, 2018

Big Lots Announces National Fundraising Campaign to support Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Big Lots announced today the launch of its Fall point-of-sale campaign, “Serve Families. Give Big.” in support of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Now through October 28th, Big Lots customers have the opportunity to donate $1, $2, $5 or more at checkout with 100 percent of the dollars raised benefiting Nationwide Children’s.

Sep 17, 2018

Injuries Associated with Infant Walkers Sending Kids to the Emergency Department

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Although infant walkers provide no benefit to children and pose significant injury risk, many are still being used in US homes.

Sep 13, 2018

10th Annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza to Take Place at Emswiler Farms September 29th

The 10th annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza is Saturday, Sept. 29th at Emswiler Farms in Pataskala. The event benefits Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Sep 05, 2018

Parents Magazine Announces Nationwide Children's Hospital As One Of The 20 Most Innovative Children's Hospitals

Parents magazine today named Nationwide Children's Hospital as one of the 20 most innovative children’s hospitals based on the results of its comprehensive survey.

“The Butterfly Run” Presented by Big Lots Foundation Debuts in Charlotte Oct. 20.
Sep 04, 2018

“The Butterfly Run” Presented by Big Lots Foundation Debuts in Charlotte Oct. 20.

McAlpine Creek Park is the site for the Oct. 20 Butterfly Run in Charlotte.

Aug 20, 2018

Nearly 2 in 5 Teen Drivers Text While Driving

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Cellphone use while driving has been estimated to increase crash risk by 2-9 times and texting while driving may be especially risky because it involves three types of driver distraction: visual (eyes off the road), manual (hands off the wheel), and cognitive (attention

Aug 16, 2018

Media Advisory: 15th Annual Bull Run, Presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

The 15th Annual Bull Run, presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, is the official training run for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and ½ Marathon.

Talking to Kids About Suicide
Aug 14, 2018

Talking to Kids About Suicide

As kids head back to school this year, many of them will be struggling. According to national statistics, we lose more than 2,000 children and teens per year to suicide. Experts say parents who check in regularly with their child could have a life-saving conversation. Asking a child directly about suicidal thoughts is usually the best thing a parent can do to help their child open up about their emotions. Even if their child is not struggling with suicide or depression, parents can model for their child that it is good to talk about serious emotional concerns with trusted adults and important to reach out to friends to have these conversations, too.