Moms who consider themselves “NICU grads” received a detailed look at how Akron Children’s new NICU is taking shape and weighed in on some remaining questions posed by the architects.
Akron Children's Hospital launched a $200 million expansion of its Akron campus in 2012 to meet the current and future needs of children and their families. Called Building on the Promise, the project is the result of significant growth in the hospital's patient volumes and services.
Feedback from families has played a key role in the design phase of a new $200-million medical tower at Akron Children’s Hospital’s downtown campus. During the process, parents were able to interact with full-scale floor models of the new patient care areas and were joined by their children for a focus group.
It’s 3 a.m. in the ER when the call comes in. There’s been a car accident. A 16-year-old boy – unrestrained and the driver – is being life-flighted. He is in respiratory distress and has head injuries. His 10-year-old brother and front-seat passenger is coming by ambulance. His injuries, neck pain and an obvious deformity to the lower body, appear less serious.
Akron Children’s Hospital, firmly rooted in northeast Ohio and the Midwest since 1890, is looking to a West Coast children’s hospital for guidance as it begins a $200 million expansion of its main campus.
Akron Children’s Hospital is launching a $200 million expansion of its Akron campus to meet the current and future needs of children and their families.