Latest Akron Children's Hospital Stories

2010-03-16 10:38:00

CLEVELAND, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital will soon launch a secure Web 2.0 community for pediatric health care providers using the Within3 platform.

2010-02-25 14:44:00

DENVER, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Leonard, MD, pediatric cardiac surgeon at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, is among the first in the country to achieve certification in the new subspecialty Congenital Cardiac Surgery designated by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

2010-01-30 15:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Health at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is deploying a medical team to Haiti today in response to an urgent call from Partners In Health for pediatric experts to care for children with injuries related to the Jan.

2009-09-18 11:05:00

COPLEY, Ohio, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Autism Family Foundation of Northeast Ohio broke ground on the Robert J. Keegan Family Center for Autism this afternoon, kicking off the construction of its new $1.8-million facility in Copley Township. Three of the center's partners, Robert J.

2009-08-14 14:05:28

An initiative is underway to improve emergency medical care for Illinois' youngest patients. Loyola University Health System (LUHS), in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Public Health and other area hospitals, has established a process to support facilities in managing critically ill and injured children across Illinois.

2009-06-12 10:30:00

- Foundation partners with Akron Children's Hospital, Summit County Educational Service Center to provide full-range of services to families with children who have autism - Center to be built in Copley Township FAIRLAWN, Ohio, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Autism Family Foundation of Northeast Ohio today announced the creation of the Robert J.

2009-06-04 21:23:41

More than 17 million U.S. children live more than one hour away from trauma care, researchers calculated. Some states -- Hawaii, Maine, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and Wyoming -- offer almost no access to a verified pediatric trauma center in less than an hour.

2009-06-04 09:34:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Children's Hospital Association (OCHA) and its six member hospitals - Akron Children's Hospital; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Dayton Children's Medical Center; Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus; Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Cleveland; and Toledo Children's Hospital - today released new results of a first-of-its-kind collaboration to improve quality in children's hospitals. OCHA and its six member hospitals...

2009-06-02 14:27:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 17 million U.S.

2009-03-17 04:51:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Help is now just a phone call away for parents, pediatricians, home care and hospice nurses and other medical professionals caring for any child in Ohio with a life-threatening, chronic, rare or complex illness. The Comfort Line is a medical advice and referral service provided by Akron Children's Hospital with the assistance of the Ohio Pediatric Palliative Care and End of Life Network (OPPEN).

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