Students often wonder why they need to know algebra or geometry. “They ask when am I going to use it outside these four walls?” says Thomas Jefferson. For the past year, Thomas has been helping answer that question. He is the Akron Children’s Hospital liaison for the hospital’s partnership with Akron Public Schools’ College & Career […]
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.
The Beacon Gold Award for Excellence was recently awarded to our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The AACN created the Beacon Award to recognize individual unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s Healthy Work Environment Standards, which include: Leadership Structures and Systems […]
Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation visited the warm and welcoming climate of Florida to update our donors on the exciting work going on at the hospital and the important role our donors play in that work. The first event was the annual donor luncheon in Naples on January 29, 2019. Guests were welcomed by John Orr, […]
Children bring some of life’s most delightful surprises — but unexpected healthcare costs are not counted among those joys. At Akron Children’s, we want to make it easier for you to estimate your healthcare costs. That’s why MyChart now features a Billing tab, where you can find bill pay and request cost estimates prior to […]
Kathy and Don Waggoner are looking forward to Valentine’s Day weekend this year, as they do every year, because February 14 marks the kickoff of the hospital’s 20th “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon. Parents to 7 children and 13 grandchildren, they haven’t missed volunteering at a radiothon since its inception. Akron Children’s holds […]
Keith Kennedy, longtime radio host and vice president of programming for iHeartMedia, is as excited to be a part of the 98.1 KDD 20th anniversary “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” Radiothon as he was when it first began in 2000. Even before he became the “official” on-air host in 2010, he was an integral […]