ChildLab recognizes the patient as our #1 priority. To meet the patient care, educational, and research support needs in the area of laboratory medicine for Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the pediatric community, we PROMISE to:
Provide accurate and prompt patient results
Respect fellow employees and clients
Offer education and consultation to co-workers and colleagues
Maintain the highest possible level of technical and medical operations according to regulatory and accrediting agencies
Inspire pride in our profession and in Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Seek opportunities for improved quality of service in a cost effective manner, and
Employ moral, ethical and professional standard at all times to maintain a caring environment for all patients, families, staff, clients, and peers
ChildLab is fully authorized by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, to accept and perform laboratory testing on human specimens.
Pediatric Pathology Associates of Columbus (PPAC), Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary corporation of Nationwide Children's Hospital providing the professional medical and scientific staff to ChildLab for anatomic pathology, cytogenetic, molecular and clinical pathology services.
The corporation consists of the MD pathologists and Ph.D. laboratory scientists providing sole and dedicated clinical lab service, teaching, and research support to Nationwide Children's Hospital medical and support staff on all aspects of laboratory diagnostics for inpatients and outpatients. PPAC incorporated on July 1, 1998. You are encouraged to contact the members for all questions regarding laboratory diagnostic testing and interpretation.