Apr 12, 2019
A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital analyzed data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) for children younger than six years who were treated in a U.S. emergency department due to concern of a foreign body ingestion from 1995 through 2015.
Apr 03, 2019
Nationwide Children’s Hospital will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour beginning in July, with full implementation by the end of 2020. The increase is the first for a central Ohio hospital and comes in acknowledgement of the discussions taking place among Columbus leaders and the community regarding the importance of a living wage for local residents.
Feb 18, 2019
A national research team led by UC Davis Health clinicians and researchers from the University of Michigan, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Columbia University, has derived and validated a new protocol for emergency departments that can determine which infant patients with fevers, age 60 days or younger, are at low risk of significant bacterial infections.
Feb 13, 2019
TWIG 3, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, invites the public to its Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 2. All proceeds from the event benefit Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s.
Feb 12, 2019
The Board of Directors of Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced Tim Robinson, the organization’s current executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer, as the new chief executive officer of Nationwide Children's, effective July 1, 2019.
Feb 11, 2019
A new study published recently by Ophthalmic Epidemiology and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from 2000 through 2016 there were nearly 1.5 million calls to US poison centers for eye exposures associated with pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical substances.
Dec 04, 2018
A large randomized controlled trial showed in 2008 that when pregnant women at imminent risk of preterm delivery were given magnesium sulfate, their children had reduced rates of moderate or severe cerebral palsy. As a result of the trial, many delivery hospitals implemented magnesium administration policies. A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center calls into question whether these labor-intensive magnesium administrations have an effect outside of the controlled environment of a trial.
Nov 20, 2018
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute are collaborating with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to bring the first proton therapy treatment facility to central Ohio. This will offer state-of-the-art radiation oncology treatment for adult and pediatric cancer patients in one place.
Nov 05, 2018
To help reduce the effects of TBIs in youth sports, all 50 states and the District of Columbia enacted state youth TBI laws between 2009 and 2014. A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined the effectiveness of these laws by looking at sports and recreation mild TBI (mTBI)-related emergency department (ED) visits for children ages 5 to 18 years before and after TBI legislation was enacted in each state. Specifically, researchers looked at ED visits from 2006 through 2014 for diagnosis of mTBI and compared them with diagnoses of moderate to severe TBI, minor head injury, and long bone fracture.
Oct 26, 2018
Celebrating its 96th year, the TWIG Bazaar will offer attendees unique, handcrafted gifts created by TWIG members and outside artisans from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11th in the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center. Proceeds will benefit the areas of greatest need at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Aug 14, 2018
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.
Aug 01, 2018
America’s largest food truck festival and the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital are again joining forces on the Scioto Mile. The Columbus Food Truck Festival and the annual Columbus Duck Race will take over Bicentennial Park Aug. 17-18.
Jul 23, 2018
As has been for the past four years, The Dale Jr. Foundation will support Nationwide Children's Hospital with a Driven to Give Gloves program, but this year the program features 32 NASCAR Cup Series drivers and all four of JR Motorsports' NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced.
Jul 20, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The City of Columbus, Community Development for All People, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and our partners invite media to attend The South Side Renaissance Fund Celebration. The announcement of an innovative loan fund seeks to transform the South Side of Columbus.
Jul 11, 2018
Researchers have designed a delivery system to treat premature infants with necrotizing enterocolitis that may have applications beyond the NICU
Jun 25, 2018
One central Ohio family is traveling to Washington D.C. next week to seek support for the reauthorization of the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Act (CHGME). Funding from the program enables children’s hospitals around the country to increase training for pediatric specialists, a field of great shortage in children’s health care.
Jun 25, 2018
A new study conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, published online in Accident Analysis & Prevention, found that from January 2006 through December 2015, more than 2.2 million children age 5-17 years were treated in US hospital emergency departments for bicycle-related injuries. This averages 608 cases per day or 25 every hour.
Jun 25, 2018
A Medication Used to Treat Opioid Dependence Can Cause Serious Health Consequences for Exposed Children
A new study published online today by Pediatrics and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from January 2007 through December 2016 there were more than 11,000 calls to US Poison Centers for pediatric exposures to buprenorphine – a prescription opioid medication used to treat opioid use disorder.
Jun 20, 2018
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.
May 16, 2018
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 08, 2018
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.
Nov 17, 2017
The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Annual Toy Drive to benefit patients at the hospital will take place Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Downtown Urgent Care parking lot.
Nov 16, 2017
The Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide Sets Giving Record to Nationwide Childrens Hospital with $1,875,000 Donation
Dublin, Ohio – Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today that the 43rd playing of the prestigious invitational, concluded June 4, 2017, raised $2,250,000 for charitable organizations in central Ohio, including a record-setting $1,875,000 for Nationwide
Nov 01, 2017
Phase 1 Study Shows Encouraging Data for Gene Replacement Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1
A one-time intravenous infusion of the high dose of gene therapy extended the survival of patients with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) in a Phase 1 clinical trial, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study was conducted by Researchers from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in collaboration with AveXis, Inc. and The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Oct 25, 2017
Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) today announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and business credit programs, presented a $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, building on the company’s
Jun 19, 2017
Rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer made up of cells that normally develop into skeletal muscles, is the most common soft tissue cancer in children. If it is detected early and localized in certain areas, rhabdomyosarcoma is usually curable with traditional therapies like surgery, radiation and
Apr 28, 2017
On Thursday, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS, his wife Amy and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick came to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to participate in a special dedication ceremony in the hospital’s rehabilitation unit.
Mar 09, 2017
For its 60th celebration of past play productions, Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is pleased to present A Whimsical Soiree on April 8th at The Lincoln Theater, 769 East Long Street, Columbus, OH 43203.
Feb 28, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY [February 28, 2017] – To shine a light on the importance of children’s hospitals and how donations help kids get the best care when they need it, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) is announcing the first #ChildrensHospitalsWeek, scheduled for
Jan 26, 2017
TWIG 3, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, invites the public to its Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, February 25. All proceeds from the event benefit Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Dec 06, 2016
The Leapfrog Group announced today Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been named a Top Hospital. Widely acknowledged as one of the most prestigious distinctions a hospital can receive in the U.S., the recognition showcases Nationwide Children’s commitment to patient safety and quality.
Nov 18, 2016
Holiday lights will illuminate the Scioto Mile beginning Friday, December 2 during the Grand Illumination presented by Justice. Columbus Recreation and Parks Department will decorate Bicentennial Park and the Scioto Mile Promenade in all seasonal decorations featuring more than 250,000 energy
Nov 15, 2016
The Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide Sets New Giving Record to Nationwide Childrens Hospital with $1,676,500 Donation
Dublin, Ohio – Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today that the 41st playing of the prestigious invitational, concluded June 5, 2016, raised $2,166,000 for charitable organizations in central Ohio, including a record-setting $1,676,500 for Nationwide
Oct 17, 2016
WHO: Volunteers from local Spirit Halloween stores, patients and families at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Spirit of Children Program has raised more than $156,830.00 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital to date WHAT: Spirit of Children will host a Halloween party for pediatric patients
Oct 10, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY: NHL Columbus Blue Jackets Captain Nick Foligno and his wife, Janelle, announce significant, far-reaching financial gifts to Boston Childrens Hospital and Nationwide Childrens Hospital
MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: National Hockey League Columbus Blue Jackets Captain Nick Foligno and his wife, Janelle, announce significant, far-reaching financial gifts to Boston Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. WHEN: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Sep 01, 2016
NOTE TO EDITOR: Partners For Kids at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is included in this list. CHICAGO (September 1, 2016, 10 a.m. CST) — Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to release the 2016 edition of its list of 100 ACOs to Know, featuring standout accountable care organizations
May 09, 2016
As the household presence of e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine has increased, so have exposures among young children. A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute and the Central Ohio Poison Center, both at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, found
Sep 15, 2015
The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP), representing more than 2,900 members in the state of Ohio, is proud to announce the recipient of the William H. Cotton Pediatrician Advocate Award to Sarah Denny, MD, FAAP.
Sep 15, 2015
To raise funds for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care program, Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins March 11-13 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St.
Sep 02, 2015
Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD, and Nicholas Yeager, MD, Publish Book for Physicians on Treatment and Management of Malignant Pediatric Bone Tumors
Timothy P. Cripe, MD, PhD, division chief of Hematology/Oncology & BMT, and Nicholas D. Yeager, MD, oncologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, have recently published a book titled, “Malignant Pediatric Bone Tumors – Treatment & Management.” In addition to
Jul 28, 2015
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of four U.S. hospitals recognized for leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety. The American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize is presented annually to raise awareness of the need for a hospital-wide commitment to
Jun 15, 2015
Celebrating its 93rd year, TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is excited to invite crafters to be a part of its annual fundraising event, the TWIG Bazaar, on Sunday, November 8th.
May 28, 2015
Effective June 1, 2015, child and adolescent psychiatric/behavioral health crisis assessment and stabilization services will be provided exclusively at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Mar 17, 2015
GenomeNext, Powered by Amazon Web Services and Intel, Achieves Unprecedented Throughput of 1,000 Genomes Analyzed per Day, Enabling Population-Scale Genomics
GenomeNext, LLC, a leader in genomic data management and integrated analysis, announced today that, through the “Intel Heads In The Clouds Challenge on Amazon Web Services (AWS)” with support from JHC Technology, and in conjunction with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has
Dec 08, 2014
WHAT: Fifth Annual Bariatric Surgery Celebration Bariatric surgery patients and families are welcomed back to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to celebrate their successes WHEN: Monday, December 8, 2014 5 p.m.
Oct 03, 2014
WHAT: 2014 Candidates Forum on Children & Youth WHEN: Friday, October 17 Breakfast at 7 a.m., program begins at 8 a.m. WHERE: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Building, Stecker Auditorium 575 S.
Aug 12, 2014
Raise your spoons and gather your friends to celebrate DQ Miracle Treat Day on August 14, when all proceeds from Dairy Queen Blizzard sales at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill stores around the country directly benefit 170 Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, including
Jul 02, 2014
Fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods are being made available for employees, community residents and visitors at four Farmers’ Markets hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The first Farmers’ Market will be held on Tuesday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Feb 20, 2014
Promising startups in Ohio have a new source of seed stage capital with the announcement of the new TechColumbus Catalyst Fund. The first close for the fund of $7 million includes investments from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio Third Frontier, The Ohio State University and TechColumbus,
Dec 02, 2013
Make way for Ogre-sized family fun! Ticket sales kick off today, Monday, Dec. 2 for “Shrek” presented by Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, with performances scheduled for March 7-9, 2014 at the historic Palace Theatre in Columbus.
Oct 14, 2013
To raise funds for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care program, Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present Shrek the Musical March 7-9, 2014 at Columbus' historic Palace Theatre, 34 West Broad Street.
Sep 03, 2013
James P. Digan has been appointed president of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, effective today. He brings a wealth of diverse fundraising experience to this role including previous foundation leadership roles at other health systems, foundations and higher education
Aug 14, 2013
The City of New Albany broke ground today on a 52,000 square foot center for healthy living in partnership with some of central Ohio’s most well-known health and wellness organizations.
Jun 06, 2013
The Safe Play Areas for Ross County Kids (SPARK) Project in the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has teamed up with the Ohio State University Extension Office and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to host a Farm Safety Day Camp 9 a.m.
May 17, 2013
Circle of Friends, a volunteer organization supporting Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will host its 10th Annual Run for the Rainbow 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run Friday, June 14, 2013 at New Albany Market Square, 180 Market St., New Albany, Ohio.
Apr 23, 2013
The Women’s Auxiliary Council of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is hosting an informational dessert and coffee event for prospective members at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Brookside Golf and Country Club, 2770 West Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43235.
Apr 08, 2013
The 10th annual “a d’vine affair” will be held 6:30 – 11 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013 at The Boat House at Confluence Park. Proceeds from this wine tasting event benefit Lavender Ribbons Inc., a non-profit organization raising funds for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Apr 05, 2013
The eighth-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala, benefiting The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will be held 7 – 11 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Brookside Golf and Country Club located at 2770 West Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43235.
Mar 29, 2013
TWIG, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will host an informational “Meet & Greet” for prospective members 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at The Wine Bistro in Upper Arlington (1750 W. Lane Ave. Suite 100).
Mar 22, 2013
Collaborating scientists from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified an important mechanism for stimulating protective immune responses following seasonal influenza vaccinations.
Feb 15, 2013
BuckeyeThon, the annual dance marathon, which took place Friday and Saturday in the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University, raised $608,623 for Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital — an increase of nearly 34 percent from
Nov 26, 2012
Celebrate the holiday season by organizing a group of friends, family or co-workers to sing songs of cheer and bring new hope to young hearts for the annual Kinder Key holiday caroling drive – Caroling for a Cause.
Nov 20, 2012
What: News conference to release Ohio PIRG’s 27th annual Trouble in Toyland report and list of dangerous toys. The report highlights that, while product safety reforms have improved the marketplace, there are still dangerous toys on store shelves that pose a safety hazard.
Nov 16, 2012
During the holidays, we reflect on loved ones who have touched our lives and hearts. In 2003, Christine Wilson and four of her friends perished in a tragic arson near the campus of The Ohio State University. To honor her precious life, the 9th annual Christine’s Christmas will be presented.
Oct 22, 2012
The Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and America’s 56 other poison centers save Americans more than $1.8 billion every year in medical costs and lost productivity, according to a report released last week by the American Association of Poison Control Centers
Sep 21, 2012
WHAT: 'A Healthy You and 22Q' Conference Comes to Columbus ‘22Q Mystery Bus’ to make a stop at the conference WHEN: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 8am to 4:30pm WHERE: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Center 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus WHO/WHY: This
Sep 18, 2012
Tournament Officials announced today a new name, date and format for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship. The Tournament, to be played the week of September 9-15, 2013, will help usher in a new era on the Web.com Tour as it will host the third of four tournaments that will
Sep 04, 2012
Join us for Songs for Sound: Behind The Music on Friday, September 21, 2012 at the Bluestone (583 East Broad St.). This intimate evening with the Nashville singer/songwriters directly benefits the ENT program at Nationwide Children’s.
Aug 15, 2012
Children receiving hospice care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will benefit from ticket sales to “Laughing, Living, Giving” — an event featuring live sketch comedy, a rock entertainment show, silent auction and raffle, as well as a cocktail buffet with complimentary beer
Jul 05, 2012
On June 20, 2012, Nationwide Children’s Hospital opened its doors to a new, 12-story main hospital. Nearly four years after breaking ground, this state-of-the-art facility is part of the largest pediatric expansion project in U.S. history.
Jun 22, 2012
With more adults utilizing mobile technology to locate information, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has created a new, easy-to-use mobile app called “myChildren’s” to help consumers navigate and learn more about the hospital.
May 29, 2012
Circle of Friends, a volunteer organization supporting Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will host its 9th Annual Run for the Rainbow 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run Friday, June 15 at New Albany Market Square, 180 Market St., New Albany, Ohio.
May 03, 2012
The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, alongside partner, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, recently launched a new program for parents, “Feeding Your Kids.” Feeding Your Kids, a partner of the Clinton Global
Apr 26, 2012
The third annual “Rockin’ on the Run” 5K run/walk and family day will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Madison County Fairgrounds in London. All proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Mar 19, 2012
Nationwide Childrens Hospital Ironton Close to HomeSM Center and ChildLab Moves Back to Ironton, Ohio
Effective, March 19, 2012, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ironton Close To HomeSM Center has moved back into Ironton, Ohio. The new permanent location, located at 2301 South 7th St., Ironton, Ohio, will continue to offer cardiology, neurology and urology clinics in addition to ChildLab
Jan 24, 2012
Tickets are available for the production of Seussical presented by Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Seussical is a magical musical extravaganza featuring favorite Dr.
Dec 09, 2011
WHAT: “Christine’s Christmas” Saturday Evening Concert honors and celebrates the life of Christine Wilson; benefits the Burn Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital WHEN: Saturday, December 10, 2011 8 p.m. – media opportunity *doors open at 7 p.m.
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