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Nationwide Children’s Hospital Re-Designated with American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition® for a Third Time

The ANCC Magnet Recognition is the ultimate benchmark in nursing excellence and is awarded to only about seven percent of the nation’s more than 6,000 hospitals across the country.
8-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

New Study Finds a Child Treated in a U.S. Emergency Department Every 3 minutes for a Toy-Related Injury

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that an estimated 3,278,073 children were treated in United States emergency departments from 1990 through 2011 for...
1-Dec-2014 12:15 AM EST

Caffeine to Viagra: The Medications Saving Preemies May Surprise You

This month is Prematurity Awareness Month and today is World Prematurity Day. What many people may not know is part of the comprehensive care for the tiniest babies includes medications such as Sildenafil and caffeine. Nearly all of the babies in...
17-Nov-2014 6:00 AM EST

New Study Finds Laundry Detergent Pods a Serious Poisoning Risk for Children Younger than 6 Years of Age in the United States

After releasing the results of a new study detailing the dangers of laundry detergent pods, researchers are calling for a national product safety standard in an effort to better protect children. The study showed that during a two year period, there...
7-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Study Shows Medication Is Frequently, Unintentionally Given Incorrectly to Young Children

A newly published study shows how often adults make mistakes when giving medication to children. The study, led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that medication errors occur in a child every eight minutes in the United...
17-Oct-2014 4:15 PM EDT

New Study Finds 34% of Severely Injured Patients Undertriaged in the United States

According to the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma, patients with severe injuries should be treated at level I or level II trauma centers. Those centers have the resources to provide the best care for those patients.
22-Sep-2014 12:05 PM EDT

Ronald Mcdonald House Charities Opens Doors to New Expansion

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC) is building more stories of hope throughout Central Ohio and beyond. The charity is unveiling its new 57-guest room expansion on September 11. These new additions make the Columbus Ronald...
9-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Sells Out In Record Time

Anyone can get involved to support Nationwide Children’s Hospital through the marathon's Children’s Champions program.
8-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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