Parents put a lot of thought and effort into choosing the person who is going to take care of their child for the next 18 years. For this reason, the physician recruiters in the hospital’s human resources (HR) department have an important job making sure the providers they help hire are not just great caregivers, […]
The new Akron Children’s health center in North Canton will be a welcomed addition for busy, local families. Opening May 21, the building will bring together pediatric services from the hospital’s 4 Stark County locations into one, new location at 6076 Whipple Ave. NW. “We’re excited to bring a number of our services under one […]
Dr. Vida Kaniecki enjoys the mostly highs and lows of raising a big, blended family — a fiancé, 6 kids combined (ages 19 to 25), plus 2 rescue dogs. Her “Brady Bunch” is her most treasured possession and greatest achievement. So when Dr. Kaniecki joined Akron Children’s family as our newest pediatrician at Akron Children’s […]
Though different viruses cause them, the flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses and share similar symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell them apart. Many parents are left wondering, does my child have the flu or a cold?
The 27 pediatric primary care offices of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP), along with the Locust Pediatric Care Group, have been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program. The PCMH model of care focuses on patient-centered standards. The goals are to improve access to care, enhance communication between […]
When Meghan Mahanta, M.D. was growing up, she dreamt of touching the sky as a pilot or diving in the water as a marine biologist. But, with each new path she thought about, it seemed something was missing. That something, turns out, was helping people, specifically kids. She wanted to make a difference in people’s […]