In an effort to continually add services to assist families in managing their children’s health, Akron Children’s Hospital has launched a mobile application that puts its new and existing services into one convenient location. Now, managing your children’s health has never been easier. Akron Children’s Anywhere, which is available for both Android and Apple devices, […]
18 years. 6,570 days. 157,680 hours. Childhood is both fleeting and finite – a million moments big and small, from heroic first steps to awkward middle school crushes and countless other milestones along the way to independence. Akron Children’s recognizes the importance of each of those milestones and moments. That’s why preserving, protecting and enriching […]
During a recent visit in our new Infusion and Sedation Center, 13-year-old Colton settled in front of a large video wall to play a car racing game. For kids like Colton, video games are a welcome distraction while they’re receiving infusions, which usually take several hours to complete. The new play zone, which features the […]
When Devika Walia was born at Wooster Community Hospital on Oct. 1, 1999, at 23 weeks gestation, she weighed a mere 1 pound, 6 oz. – her premature birth made all the more harrowing because her mother delivered 3 babies that day. Doctors told the triplets’ parents they likely only had hours to live. Although […]
Developed to help adults quit smoking, Juuls and other e-cigarettes are finding an audience in teens who are experimenting with nicotine for the first time. In this Children’s Channel video, Crystal Cole, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares the impact these devices may be having on young adults.
Akron Children’s understands the importance of communication and information sharing between your doctors. Not only does it enable providers to get to the heart of the matter more quickly, but most importantly, it also results in improved health for patients. That’s why Akron Children’s recently released new functionality in MyChart called Share Everywhere. After all, […]