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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

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A nurse cares for a patient at Children's National Medical Center. (Courtesy of Children's National Medical Center)


5. Children’s National Medical Center

In February Children’s announced that it would expand services at the neonatal intensive care unit at Mary Washington Hospital and in the newborn nurseries at both Mary Washington and Stafford Hospital. In what would be a further expansion of its services in the region, Children’s has also discussed a partnership with Inova Health System about ways to expand pediatric care in Northern Virginia.


Children’s staff incorporate dogs into their work in the hospital’s eating disorders clinic and radiology lab.



Founded: 1870

President and CEO: Kurt D. Newman

Employees (local): 6525 (6525)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.