I’ll be there for you is not only the theme song to Dr. Lauren Ousley’s favorite TV show, Friends, but also a theme that echoes through the Emergency Department at Akron Children’s where she works. As one of the department’s new physicians, Dr. Ousley splits her time between the Emergency and Sedation Services Department to […]
We are always up for a little adventure, but a lot of adventure is a lot overwhelming. Jordan came home from his first day of school telling us that he hit his head on the concrete floor. This seemed a little odd since his teacher had not said anything about Jordan getting hurt. I was […]
My 12-year-old autistic son has been suffering from dizziness and loss of vision. Because of a prior experience with my other son at Akron Children’s, I was confident he would have a good experience as well.
“HO HO HO, Merry Christmas!” The sound of Santa’s voice crackles through a hand-held radio device. The little girl, wearing a tiger gown, perks up and smiles, her eyes alight as she hears Santa calling her name.
First, I would like to start by saying that it is hard to choose just one story because all of my experiences at Akron Children’s Hospital have been exceptional.
1) When a doc performing an exam and ultrasound of your boy’s belly says, “Wow, you weren’t kidding about his constipation issue, were you?” it’s not a good thing. New medication added, follow up with gastroenterologist TBD. See you soon Dr. Fyda and/or Emergency Department. Poop Gate 2012 is clearly underway! 2) Insurance paperwork, appeals procedures […]