Turn no child away for any reason. It’s one of three core promises at Akron Children’s Hospital and for donor, Leonard “Lenny” Fisher, it’s a promise that hits close to home. “From a very young age, I watched my parents and the way they treated people,” said Lenny. “My mother would never turn anybody away who […]
Following a summer accident, a Canfield family is thankful treatment was available locally. On July 11, 2019, Brock Baker fell out of a tree house, breaking his arm. When his friend called Brock’s mother, Kym, she told him to go to Akron Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in Boardman. Kym works for the hospital as director […]
When Ashley was 9, she was like most kids her age on a spring day – waste no time in getting home from school. The nicer weather meant being outdoors and seeing neighbors and friends out and about. Ashley’s bike ride home that day took a scary turn – with a detour to the ER. […]
As our teams assemble to discuss and collaborate on best practices and design of Akron Children’s Hospital’s new $200 million critical care tower, participants continue to experience “Ah, ha!” moments.
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.