“HO HO HO, Merry Christmas!” The sound of Santa’s voice crackles through a hand-held radio device. The little girl, wearing a tiger gown, perks up and smiles, her eyes alight as she hears Santa calling her name.
1) When a doc performing an exam and ultrasound of your boy’s belly says, “Wow, you weren’t kidding about his constipation issue, were you?” it’s not a good thing. New medication added, follow up with gastroenterologist TBD. See you soon Dr. Fyda and/or Emergency Department. Poop Gate 2012 is clearly underway! 2) Insurance paperwork, appeals procedures […]
Today, I was reminded of the value of seeing the right person at the right time for problems we may have. My son dislocated his elbow this afternoon. We took him to Akron Children’s Hospital, where he was immediately taken into a room in the Emergency Department (ED). The nurse who got the ball rolling […]
Akron Childrens Hospital was my very first employer as a new registered nurse in 1988. I came to this hospital excited to learn and ready to soak up all the new things I could retain. I was given assignment to 5 West- Adolescent chronic illness and psychiatric area. I learned so much under the supervision […]