CC News Alert: Top CC News Stories of 2021

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Top CC News stories of 2021

A look back at the most read online stories of the past year.


More popular stories 

Hospital begins journey to earn Magnet accreditation

Clinical Center CEO Awards celebrate innovations in 2020

Had Covid? Your Blood Might be the Key to a Cure

Hospital adopts policy for patient recordings

Employee survey held during pandemic identifies positives and improvements for the Clinical Center

Obesity shown to be a significant factor in COVID-19 complications




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Laying the foundation for big changes: construction work strengthens hospital infrastructure

Winter 2021

Architectural Drawing

Orange cones, new traffic patterns and heavy equipment are circling the NIH Clinical Center and the entire NIH campus.

NIH's Office of Research Facilities (ORF) has started work on new projects: relocating critical infrastructure, the construction of a new parking garage and the addition of a Surgery, Radiology and Laboratory Medicine (SRLM) wing attached to the northwest side of the hospital. Full story


New game introduces youngest patients to the Clinical Center

Fall 2021

Treasure Tour Game

The NIH Clinical Center is giving its patients the chance to "level up" with a new app.

The Clinical Center launched a free game application called Treasure Tour. The app is aimed at children, teens and their families to better help them understand the layout of the hospital, the programs and services offered onsite and the procedures and tests patients might undergo. Full story


Staff scientists awarded honorific titles

Summer 2021

Dr. Anna Lau

Six Staff Scientists received the honorific titles of Senior Associate Scientist and Associate Scientist due to their national or international expertise, scientific or scholarly contributions of major significance or their special knowledge and skills which benefit NIH. Full story


Clinical Center Prepares for Joint Commission Survey

Spring 2021

Virtual Meeting

Tests can cause high anxiety for students. But how about when a whole organization is being examined? The NIH Clinical Center faced a test of its own in the summer of 2021. Full story