Congratulations to the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program for receiving 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) – the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization by CARF (an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for a variety of health and human services providers). “CARF accreditation recognizes our dedication to […]
Archives for September 2019
Dr. Richard Ball, pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Green office, grew up in a family of educators. His dad was a school principal and his mom was a teacher. People assumed he would get into education, too. But when it came time to pick a career, Dr. Ball selected medicine. The decision suited […]
As a boy, Dr. John Astrino, pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Hudson office, was interested in and learned about many things. Luckily, his West Virginia city, Fairmont, gave him access to everything he needed, including a good education, plenty of Pittsburgh sports news and recreational opportunities in a state known for its natural […]
As runners gathered on the historic grounds of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens for a new start to the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay presented by FirstEnergy, 14 hero patients from Akron Children’s took their places along the 26.2 mile route. For the fourth year, patients were selected to represent […]
Much like Hugh Laurie in the TV drama “House,” Dr. Abdulrazak Alali plays medical detective when it comes to evaluating, testing, diagnosing and counseling children and families as Akron Children’s newest pediatric clinical and biochemical geneticist. He tackles health mysteries as would a medical Sherlock Holmes, searching for answers about causes or inheritance of birth […]
Driving is a big milestone for many teenagers – but it comes with its share of safety concerns. Whether your teen is behind the wheel or in the passenger seat, we’re dedicated to helping you keep them safe.