Whittle School & Studios announced a collaboration with the telehealth program at Children’s National Health System. The collaboration will provide students at the Whittle School’s D.C. campus with on-site medical services and video connectivity to health professionals at the hospital throughout the 2019-2020 school year. A registered nurse from Children’s National will work on-site at Whittle’s D.C. campus to provide acute care, first aid, immunization record-keeping, medication management, EpiPen storage and training, and more.
Children’s National’s School-Based Telehealth Program will also be available at the Whittle School. The on-site nurse will have the ability to use secure video-conferencing technology to connect students with board-certified physicians from Children’s National, if necessary. The School-Based Telehealth Program provides students quick access to medical care, rapid diagnosis of medical conditions, and better management of chronic conditions like asthma and diabetes, while minimizing time away from school for children – and from work for parents. The program will complement existing care the student may already receive from their medical home or primary care professional.
Whittle School & Studios intends to create the world’s first truly modern school serving students from age 3 to 18, with a global network of exceptional private school campuses. Founded by Chris Whittle, an early leader of the charter school movement in the U.S., the school is forming local partnerships in over 30 major cities around the world. Whittle School & Studios will bring together renowned educators to provide a world-class education for its students, one that is personalized, prepares students for the future, and enables unique global exchange experiences.
Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is the nation’s sixth pediatric hospital and, for the third straight year, is ranked first in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional, and national levels.
This was reported by PR Newswire on August 26, 2019.
Contact information: Whittle School & Studios, 3007 Tilden Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20008; 202-417-3615; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.whittleschool.org
Contact information: Children’s National Health System, 111 Michigan Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20010; 202-476-4500; Website: www.childrensnational.org