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Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  February 8

Air Force retiree brings decades of experience to focus on making care easier for families
J.D. Whitlock joins Dayton Children’s as the new chief information officer (CIO) with the goal of increased focus on making care easier for families. “Most often, the parents of our patients are millennials and they have high expectations for customer...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  February 6

Purity Home Products, a Columbus, Ohio, provider of high quality air filters, contributed 50 home air filters to Dayton Children’s Hospital for the asthma home visiting program.“This program is a perfect fit for our outreach efforts,” says Kris Chandra, Purity Home Products president. “It allows us to place the highly efficient Purity filters,...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  January 25

Dayton Children's expands services to help children in mental, behavioral crisis “My child was in crisis. I didn’t know what to do or where to go. No place seemed to have a way to ensure he was safe and our family got the help we needed to stay whole. I felt lost, confused, overwhelmed, alone and utterly abandoned by a system that was supposed to...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  December 18, 2017

Dayton Children’s physicians have been peer-selected to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018. Approximately four percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, as a result of the biennial Best Doctors Poll. Each listed physician has received peer consensus as a physician from whom other physicians would seek care and is...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  November 30, 2017

Today is a National CHIP Day of Action, a day with the aim to encourage federal lawmakers to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Today members of children's organizations across the country join together to encourage all those who care about children’s health to urge lawmakers to vote swiftly in support of CHIP.Why is this an...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  November 22, 2017

recognized for ongoing delivery of high quality and effective services to child abuse victims
Michael’s House earns re-accreditation from the National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with National Children’s Alliance and denotes excellence in...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  October 23, 2017

New limits on prescribing opioids for acute pain went into effect August 31, 2017. No more than seven days of opioids can be prescribed in the initial prescription for adults. No more than five days of opioids can be prescribed in the initial prescription for minors. Written consent of the parent or guardian is required in outpatient clinics...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  October 4, 2017

Survey of parents, pediatricians and partners outlines state of children’s health and sets community health agenda Mental health and addiction, chronic disease and maternal and infant health are the top pediatric health concerns in the Dayton region, according to the findings of the 2017 Community Health Needs Assessment released today by Dayton...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  July 7, 2017

Dayton Children’s holds a “Day in the Life” scenario to prepare for moving patients into the new tower which just opened last month. This mock move helps identify issues and potential problem areas before patients move on July 16, 2017. Led by HTS, a national transition planning service, nearly 100 employees simulate moving patients into the new...

Dayton Children's Hospital

 •  May 5, 2017

A child’s nurse is his or her closest ally in healing. Nurses are there to provide not only the medical care necessary but also serve as a friend, a confidant, a champion. A nurse is a comforting face during a scary procedure and provides the high five after it’s over. A nurse is a hand to squeeze in the tough moments, a shoulder to lean on, the...