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Finishing touches to New NICU begins

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Now that Akron Children’s has been handed the keys for its new neonatal intensive care unit at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, all of the hard work from the past 18 months will be put into practice.

Critical Acclaim: Intensive care doctor wins Akron Children’s Distinguished Service Award

John and Sharon Pope have been married for 31 years and have 2 sons, Sean and Ryan.

Dr. John Pope won the 2013 Distinguished Service Award. Described as an unsung hero of the critical care department, Dr. Pope is a talented caregiver who gives back to the community and travels to Haiti on medical missions.

Grant will help prevent brain injury in kids

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Nairmeen Haller remembers the long days in Akron Children’s critical care unit and the uncertainty of knowing the long-term health of her then 2-year-old son, David, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2006.

Spreading holiday cheer (photo gallery)

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Each December, the volunteer offices are overwhelmed with holiday cheer and donations for Akron Children’s patients, and this year was no different.

Video: Designing the best high-risk delivery area for mom and baby

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The high-risk delivery space in Akron Children’s new medical tower is being designed to accommodate a projected 100 patients annually, with plenty of room for expansion as the patient census grows.

New MRI arrives at Beeghly campus (Video)

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Akron Children’s Hospital Beeghly campus received a special delivery on Nov. 19 – a MAGNETOM Aera 1.5T MRI. The project cost is estimated to be approximately $2 million.