Nationwide Children's News Releases

How a Network of Hospitals Reduced Average Age at Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis to 9.5 Months
May 27, 2020

How a Network of Hospitals Reduced Average Age at Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis to 9.5 Months

Five hospital systems in the United States have become the first in the world to successfully implement, in clinical practice, international CP diagnosis guidelines that were released in 2017. Their efforts, which resulted in an average decrease of 10 months in time-to-diagnosis, demonstrate the practicality and effectiveness of the guidelines for improving age at diagnosis — a key requirement for early interventions, which can improve CP-related developmental outcomes substantially

 
Columbus Crew SC supports On Our Sleeves, the movement to transform children's mental health
May 12, 2020

Columbus Crew SC supports On Our Sleeves, the movement to transform children's mental health

Columbus Crew SC today announced details on how the Club plans to collaborate with Nationwide Children’s Hospital in furthering the mission of On Our Sleeves, the movement to transform children’s mental health. During the month of May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, On Our Sleeves aims to continue the important conversation surrounding youth mental health.

May 11, 2020

Study Finds Rising Rate of Mental Health Visits Among Youth to Emergency Departments

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – While the number of pediatric emergency department (ED) visits across the nation has remained stable over the last 10 years, visits for mental health disorders have risen 60% and the rate of visits for deliberate self-harm have increased 329%.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Names CEO of Andelyn Biosciences
May 01, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Names CEO of Andelyn Biosciences

Nationwide Children's Hospital is pleased to announce Mayo Pujols as CEO of Andelyn Biosciences, an affiliate company that will manufacture gene therapy products for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Apr 20, 2020

American Academy of Pediatrics Releases First Policy Statement on Organ Transplants for Children with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released its first policy statement addressing children with intellectual and developmental disabilities as organ transplantation recipients.

Apr 07, 2020

Telehealth Services Rapidly Expand at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Amid COVID-19 Response

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues, it is imperative community networks, including health care systems, modify how they provide services. Nationwide Children’s Hospital has quickly adapted the way care is delivered to its patients and their families.

Head-to-Head Comparison Finds Three Anti-Seizure Drugs Equally Effective for Severe Form of Epilepsy
Mar 31, 2020

Head-to-Head Comparison Finds Three Anti-Seizure Drugs Equally Effective for Severe Form of Epilepsy

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – There are three treatment options commonly used by doctors in the emergency room to treat patients with refractory status epilepticus, severe seizures that continue even after benzodiazepine medications, which are effective in controlling seizures in more than two-thirds of

Mar 06, 2020

Study Shows Promising Approach for the Prevention and Cure of Gonorrhea in Women

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – In research recently published in mBio, researchers from the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics have discovered non-antibiotic (host-targeted) therapies for the effective

Feb 28, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion Community Open House

WHAT: Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion Community Open House WHEN: Sunday, March 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Media are recommended to arrive at 1 p.m. for the best visual opportunities.