Employee campaign kicks off My Promise. My Children’s. campaign begins

With more than 700,000 patient visits at 80 locations in the region last year, the needs of Akron Children’s Hospital continue to grow. From now until July, Akron Children’s is embarking on a 3-month, employee campaign, “My Promise. My Children’s.” on the Akron campus and “The Vision for Our Valley’s Children,” in the Mahoning Valley. […]

Going, Going, Gone (Video) Century building razed to make way for new critical care tower

Workers from Ray Bertolini Trucking demolished the former Wally Waffle building at Locust and West Exchange streets March 2.

Final design workshop for NICU likened to “speed dating” [Photo Gallery]

Akron Children’s Hospital’s NICU team began its final design kaizen with an approach that could be compared to “speed dating.”

How will healthcare look in 20 years? That would be nice to know as we build now

As Akron Children’s Hospital moves forward with its $200 million campus expansion, a crystal ball would come in handy. With healthcare reform, changing demographics, and other uncertainties, our goal is to build flexibility into our design in every way possible. We can make educated guesses regarding future patient volumes and acuity, reimbursement levels, the always-changing technology and best practices for care, but they are just that – educated guesses.

Self-described decorators invited to help design our new critical care tower

Love to decorate, make crafts or design beautiful spaces virtually on Pinterest? Our interior designers are hosting a Town Hall meeting on Monday, Jan. 21, and would like your feedback on their ideas for our new six-story tower.

Simulations help team design most efficient ER

A 15-month-old lies in an ER trauma room after being transported by EMS from an adult hospital. Lab results indicate possible kidney failure. A 6-month-old suffering seizures is being treated in an ER patient room. A baby has been found not breathing in a bassinette by a babysitter and has been brought to the ER […]