Home was at the heart of our top “In the Moment” posts during January, whether it was our patients making their way home, or our growing home in northeast Ohio. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Eva DeVenture’s […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
Brittany Hill has been dreaming of the day when she can wake up and have her whole family under one roof, when she can play with her baby, Stephen, on her living room floor, when she no longer has to drive more than an hour to see him or wish him “sweet dreams” at bedtime […]
At Akron Children’s Hospital, one of our resolutions for 2019 is to do everything possible to ensure there are many more memorable moments for the children and families. Below are our top “In the Moment” posts from 2018. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek […]
A jolly old elf made his way through the hospital, as well as our top “In the Moment” posts during December. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Baby’s first Christmas! Santa made the holiday season much brighter for […]
John Hirschbeck spent a 30-plus-year career developing a tough, unflappable exterior as one needs to have as a successful Major League Baseball umpire. Now retired, he was far from emotionless as he and his wife Denise handed out gifts to patient families from Akron Children’s Hospital’s Palliative Care program in the Mahoning Valley. The Hirschbecks […]
You’ve heard of “The Elf on the Shelf®,” right? Well, how about the “Elf at the Nurses’ Station,” “The Elf on the Monitor” and the “The Elf in the PACU?” For the past week, as the staff in Akron Children’s GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center has been taking part in some elf magic just like many families of […]