The NeuroDevelopmental Science Center (NDSC) recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, commemorating a decade of immense growth. What began as the first multidisciplinary center of its kind in Ohio with 11 staff members now numbers more than 40 caregivers, including 11 neurologists, 3 developmental behavioral pediatricians, 2 neurosurgeons, 4 physiatrists, 3 neuropsychologists, 4 psychologists and several advanced practice […]
Anesthesiology Laura Lynne Caparso, CRNA Anesthesiology Department Akron Children’s Hospital Phone: (330) 543-8823 Fax: (330) 543-3593 Cardiology Brandon Matthew Smith, MD Heart Center Akron Children’s Hospital Phone: (330) 543-8520 Fax: (330) 543-3850 Emergency Medicine Sonia Varma, MD Emergency Medicine Fellow Akron Children’s Hospital Phone: (330) 543-8452 Fax: (330) 543-3761 Meghan Bridget Williams, MD Emergency Medicine […]
As of July 1, Dr. Mary Toth finished her term as president. As I assume this role, I think it only appropriate that this term begin with hearty congratulations to Dr. Toth on a job well done.
In preparing for the ICD-10 implementation on Oct. 1, I’d like to provide a few educational points as we identify opportunities for improvement. For several diagnoses, the Diagnosis Calculator in Epic will prompt providers to choose between “initial encounter” and “subsequent encounter.” For coding and billing purposes, this should be viewed from the patient’s perspective and […]