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 end of treatment send-off at our Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders was a real party! And she was ready for it after battling leukemia for 2 1/2 years. Way to go, Eva!2. There were sweet dreams in Mansfield for 11-month-old Stephen Hill, who spent his first night at home with his family. His parents, Brittany and Evan, were thrilled that Stephen, who was born at 25 weeks gestation, had progressed enough to be discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit, his home since day 1. 3. Our NICU administration celebrated the nursing staff’s diligence to eliminate central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) over the last 2 years in the Akron unit. A huge accomplishment! 4. We are bringing convenient pediatric care close to home with the opening of 3 new Health Centers in 2019 in Mansfield, North Canton and Boston Heights, as well as one in Portage County in 2020! 5. Dr. Bruce H. Cohen cares for mitochondrial disease patients, like Abby MacCurtain of Boston, like they are his own. Akron Life Magazine named him a “Forward Thinker.” 7. We couldn’t believe 7 of our 60 residents were classmates at St. Hilary School (Akron, OH)!
8. We’ve loved seeing how our followers and patients have grown over the past 10 years or so in the #10yearchallenge! Our campus has also seen an incredible transformation over the past decade, as these photos show.10. She’s only 3 weeks old, but even little Elliot Lape knows you need to bundle up when the temperatures drop.