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. […]
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.
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 […]