Children’s National Hospital opens new health care center in Prince George’s County

New sixty,000 sq. foot facility offers family members handy accessibility to expanded outpatient pediatric services

July 23, 2020

Children’s Nationwide Clinic right now celebrated the opening of its new regional facility – Children’s Nationwide Prince George’s County – located in the Woodmore Towne Heart in Lanham, Md. The new detailed pediatric specialty care location gives family members in Prince George’s County higher accessibility to a wide selection of services including: cardiology, neurology, hematology, allergy, and sporting activities drugs and orthopaedics. Furthermore, family members will have less difficult accessibility to care for infusions, transfusions, MRIs and outpatient surgical treatment.

“Children’s Nationwide has very long served the family members of Prince George’s County. I’m proud that our new website delivers quite a few of our specialty services collectively at one particular location, creating it less difficult for sufferers to get high-top quality care,” reported Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children’s Nationwide, for the duration of a ribbon cutting ceremony held this early morning. “Our commitment to offering compassionate care extends to this website where by every single little one will be cared for by a crew of pediatric authorities, rated between the extremely very best in the country.”

Children’s Nationwide Prince George’s County, a sixty,000 sq. foot facility, is the most current exertion to ensure little ones and their family members can quickly and conveniently accessibility pediatric experts and main care companies. Providers will commence looking at sufferers at the new facility on Wednesday, July 22. An ambulatory surgical treatment heart will open up in mid-August, and infusion services will be presented starting off in November. 

In a exhibit of prevalent assist for this challenge, today’s ceremony was attended by city and condition officers including Prince George’s County Government Angela D. Alsobrooks, Maryland State Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, Maryland State Senator Joanne C. Benson, Maryland State Delegate Andrea Harrison, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy, Prince George’s County Council Member (District five) Jolene Ivey, Prince George’s County Council Member At-Larger sized Calvin Hawkins and Maryland State Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has actually proven that accessibility to top quality health care is certainly crucial, not just for Prince Georgians, but all People in america,” reported Alsobrooks. “We are enthusiastic to welcome this new regional facility of Children’s Nationwide to Prince George’s County, which will develop accessibility to high-top quality health care for youngsters and family members across our county.”

Braveboy praised the medical center for achieving this milestone.

“I am so enthusiastic this crucial challenge that I helped to guide when I was on team at Children’s Nationwide is eventually opening,” reported Braveboy. “The regional outpatient heart will be an integral section of the health care safety net for youngsters and family members in Prince George’s County and past.”

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, in video remarks, expressed appreciation for the constructive affect the new facility will have on sufferers.

“Children’s Nationwide is a globe renowned health care service provider,” reported Van Hollen. “We are extremely fortunate that Children’s Nationwide is opening this heart in Prince George’s County to present high-top quality services for youngsters in the spot devoid of the burden on family members to have to journey very long distances.”

Echoing the significance of owning this care near to dwelling was Valentino-Smith. 

“When you reside in Prince George’s County, you possibly have your have tale or a near friend’s tale as to how Children’s Nationwide was the location that helped analysis, address, overcome or convenience a ill little one,” reported Valentino-Smith. “Children’s Nationwide has generally designed positive our little ones in Prince George’s County have accessibility to globe-class treatment method and I am thrilled to see the new outpatient heart open up.” 

Children’s Nationwide is rated between the nation’s major 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & Globe Report. It is the only service provider of care in Prince George’s County and in the Washington, D.C. location that is concentrated only on children’s health.

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