All Ohio schools closed. Bars, restaurants eat-in dining rooms shuttered. Sports and other events cancelled. COVID-19 has changed every family’s daily routine, activities and even their spring break travel plans for the foreseeable future. We’re quarantined in our homes with no place to go. Parents are stressed, while kids are fighting boredom. Now what? “Through […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
Large cities on lockdown. Flights suspended. A rising death toll … a global health emergency. The headlines are anxiety-producing, even for those oceans away from the epicenter of this health crisis. And now the first cases and deaths in the United States have been reported. The spread of a novel strain of coronavirus (COVID-19), first […]
When Akron Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of our health center in northern Summit County, it was a particularly special moment for one local family. As hospital leadership, a patient family, and local and government officials officially opened the new facility in September, they did so under its newly designated name: The Cynthia Parker Matthews […]
More and more parents are finding that the hot topic at school is the spread of a strain of coronavirus (COVID-19). From young elementary school students to high-schoolers, information on the virus is being passed back and forth . Some true, some exaggerated, and some flat out false. How can you help your kids sort […]
Help your family ease into Daylight Saving time on Sunday by making bedtimes later by 15-minute increments starting Wednesday or Thursday night.
Akron Children’s Hospital was named a recipient of the Davies Award of Excellence, presented by the nonprofit Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics. Our hospital also achieved the highest possible ranking from HIMSS for our use of the electronic health record (EHR) throughout the organization. The Davies Award of Excellence recognizes quality improvements […]