Medical professionals routinely take their patients’ medical histories when providing care. Now a grant-funded project at Akron Children’s Hospital is taking that idea a step further to encourage use of literature and personal stories to promote resiliency for patients and providers. “Taking Our Histories: Providing Hope Through the Humanities” is a yearlong project that includes narrative medicine workshops for health care professionals at Akron Children’s, as […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
Holiday joy rang out from our top December “In the Moment” stories, reminding us there are still so many reasons to celebrate and hope. We invite you to take a glance at the posts you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. It was a historical day at Akron […]
Although the headlines – and our Facebook page – were filled with news from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there were still so many triumphs large and small amongst our hospital family. These were the stories that captured your attention in a year we won’t soon forget. 1. An emotional clap out brought tears to […]
Whether it’s back to school or back to play, our top August “In the Moment” stories featured kids making the most of their chances, and the staff who are supporting them. We invite you to take a glance at the posts you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. […]
2020 has presented many challenges so far, but if the patients and employees featured in our top June “In The Moment” posts are any indication, there is no challenge we can’t face if we continue to come together. We invite you to take a glance at the posts you may have missed, or a second […]
The fight against COVID-19 continues, as do the amazing tales of triumph and courage from patients and staff in our top “In the Moment” posts for May. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Like other members of the […]