My 11-year-old son, Carson, was seen at the Hudson ER on February 2nd for a small laceration above his lip. Doug Lehner was the ER personnel that took excellent care of us during our visit. My son was terrified to get stitches. Doug slowly and calmly explained everything he was going to do. He showed […]
When she began her career here at the age of 24, Debbie Baldwin didn’t plan on working at Akron Children’s Hospital for nearly 40 years, but “the years flew by.” As the lead patient access representative for the Emergency department, she not only loves what she does, she’s clearly good at it as well.
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.