Within the past year there have been a lot of changes in the behavioral health division – from a new space to a new name: Lois and John Orr Family Behavioral Health Center. These ‘new’ beginnings inspired the department’s leadership team to add one more new thing – staff recognition awards. “Our Behavioral Health Ambassador […]
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.
Hospital supporters and employees joined local and regional leaders and longtime friends on Oct. 12 to celebrate William H. “Bill” Considine’s 40 years of leadership to Akron Children’s Hospital. During the event, Considine announced a $1 million gift for the hospital’s Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute from Considine and his wife, Becky. The gift will […]
Congratulations to Debbie Hawk, RN, ONC, CNOR, RNFA, clinical coordinator and lead nurse clinician for orthopedics, for being named Akron Children’s nominee for the 2019 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Nurse of the Year award. Debbie has worked as a registered nurse in the peri-operative area at Akron Children’s since 1977. Marilyn Frazier, […]
Without a crystal ball to predict the future of health care, 6 Northeast Ohio hospital system CEOs have the benefit of the next best thing – decades of experience in the field and the perspective from the top in one of the country’s most respected and competitive markets for health care. Akron Children’s President and […]
Congratulations to the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program for receiving 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) – the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization by CARF (an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for a variety of health and human services providers). “CARF accreditation recognizes our dedication to […]
As runners gathered on the historic grounds of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens for a new start to the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay presented by FirstEnergy, 14 hero patients from Akron Children’s took their places along the 26.2 mile route. For the fourth year, patients were selected to represent […]