Latest Akron Children's Hospital Stories

2011-06-16 08:55:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders within the U.S. biomedical device industry unveiled today a national strategy to apply "Value-driven Engineering" (VdE) to enhance the development of devices with great clinical utility, quality and cost efficiency and reduced complexity.

2011-05-18 15:42:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital has announced the opening of its new Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center, the region's only dedicated expressive therapy facility designed for patients, families, staff and the community to receive holistic healing through the arts. The 3,000-square-foot, $1.8 million facility is housed in a large, colorful, sky-lit space and allows children to use various forms of art to deal with illness, cope with emotions and...

2011-05-17 08:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) Monday spoke at PSE&G Children's Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick about the importance of addressing the shortage of pediatric doctors in New Jersey.

2011-05-09 15:53:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with life-threatening illnesses receive hospital-based palliative care services for an average of more than a year, far longer than adults who require similar end-of-life support, according to a new study from the Pediatric Palliative Care Research Network and PolicyLab at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The majority of children were treated for genetic, congenital, neuromuscular, breathing and stomach illnesses, much...

2011-05-02 16:54:00

Federal budget cuts threaten training program necessary to fill growing specialist gap, meet increasing patient need BOSTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Washington looks for ways to trim budget costs, one of the programs facing continued threats of cuts or elimination is the Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Program, a program administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that provides federal funds to freestanding children's...

2011-04-19 09:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knotice, the leading provider of direct digital marketing software and services, today announces that Akron Children's Hospital has selected Knotice's Concentri® EmailPlus to boost the efficiency and effectiveness of its email marketing. "Our patients and the community depend on us for a variety of healthcare information, and Knotice helps us make sure they receive the information they want in a timely manner," said Andrea Joliet, APR, Assistant...

2011-04-15 09:35:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a growing initiative to offer parents practical strategies and perspectives on everyday parenting issues, Akron Children's Hospital of Akron, Ohio, announces the launch of its 60-Second Positive Parenting(TM) video series. Hosted by child psychologist Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of Akron Children's Parenting and Family Support Services, the new 60-second segments premiere every Wednesday and feature topics ranging from management of...

2011-03-23 10:39:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital launched its first mobile app, Care4Kids, in March. Developed especially for parents, Care4Kids is currently available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Creating high impact photographic workshops for professional photographers! Akron, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 "I was frustrated that so many major photographic programs always seemed to take place outside of Ohio! So, I just decided to launch my own series!" commented photo industry executive Skip Cohen. With Photoshop Hall of Famer, Eddie Tapp and Graphic Authority spokesperson, Judy Host, coming up April 11 and 12, the Akron Photo Series has established a unique presence...

2011-03-15 15:26:00

Propose new industry-government group to help maintain quality of healthcare while restraining costs Medical device conference led by academic, industry and private sector leaders committed to a national strategy WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from industry, academia and the public and private sectors have called for the creation of a public-private coalition as part of a roadmap for the biomedical sector and to retain the United States' lead in medical device...

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