Congratulations to Barb Bungard, Epic Application manager, for being named the March of Dimes’ Ohio Nurse of the Year winner in the category of Nursing Informatics. The annual state-wide awards recognize nursing excellence and achievements in research, education, quality, patient care, innovation and leadership. A 41-year veteran of Akron Children’s, Barb worked as a nurse […]
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.
Akron Children’s Hospital congratulates our providers and departments who have been recognized for meeting and/or exceeding an important national quality benchmark that measures patient satisfaction. These patient experience survey scores represent the percentage of patients who answered this question – “Would you recommend this provider/facility” – with a 9 or 10, the top responses. Note that the questions were answered based on which area […]
It started out as a normal day of Warren G. Harding High School varsity football practice on Thurs., Sept. 5. Yet, the afternoon ended with quite an unforgettable experience for the coaches, players and staff who witnessed an incident that could’ve ended in tragedy. A fight broke out among a small group of children playing […]
When Jeffrey Barbour was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor, he made sure Akron Children’s Hospital was the beneficiary of his will and living trust before he passed away in 2012. Now, a $1 million pledge will help ensure his legacy continues by establishing an endowed chair in his memory at Akron Children’s Showers Family […]
Almost every day for the last 10 years, Akron Children’s Hospital has shared a moment or story about people and things dear to us — our patients, our staff members, our donors, our volunteers, our community partners. Maybe it entertained you, or made you cry or smile, or gave you a bit of hope during […]
As a picturesque snowfall gently fell outside, many of the Mahoning Valley’s bravest children and their families celebrated the holidays inside. It was an evening to just be a child. To temporarily let go of the painful and stressful times … and instead just have some fun. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s annual Hematology-Oncology holiday […]