Boston Children’s Hospital has led the way in pediatric innovation since our founding in 1869 as a 20-bed facility. From surgical innovations to the discovery of new treatments, the hospital continues its leadership in delivering superior care and attention to patients at our hospital and across the globe. Hundreds of innovations developed at Boston Children’s have improved the practice of pediatric medicine by saving lives, helping providers deliver safer, more efficient care, and reducing health care costs.
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