As an Emergency Services pediatrician at Akron Children’s, Thomas Wolski Jr., DO (known as T.J. to his family and colleagues) knows on any given day he needs to be ready for the unexpected or urgent needs of infants, children and teens. And, thanks to his dad’s good advice of ‘having the right tool for the […]
I’ll be there for you is not only the theme song to Dr. Lauren Ousley’s favorite TV show, Friends, but also a theme that echoes through the Emergency Department at Akron Children’s where she works. As one of the department’s new physicians, Dr. Ousley splits her time between the Emergency and Sedation Services Department to […]
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.
First, I would like to start by saying that it is hard to choose just one story because all of my experiences at Akron Children’s Hospital have been exceptional.
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.