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New CT scanner produces 3D models of the heart to improve patient outcomes

Dr. Wasim Khan is pioneering new, innovative approaches to cardiovascular diagnostics and surgery to improve patient outcomes. Through the use of ...

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Up Close: Meet Dr. Costello

Dr. Mary Costello loves children and loves making them better even more. As medical director of Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley emergency ...

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New guidelines for NG, OG tube insertion, care and removal

In 2012, the Child Health Patient Safety Organization and ECRI Institute reported that Nasogastric (NG) or Orogastric (OG) tube misplacement ...

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EpicCare Link helps referring physicians access patient information

EpicCare Link is a secure and convenient way for referring physicians to receive information stored in Akron Children’s EMR. As ...

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What’s New:

13 providers join medical staff in August

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Search Find A Provider by name, specialty or location to find more information about all of our providers.

Medical staff plays important role in steering direction of hospital

I am constantly amazed by what a robust and dynamic organization we work in. There are currently 1,120 medical staff members made up of physicians, advanced practice providers, psychologists, dentists and clinical scientists. In the last 12 months, the staff has grown by 220 members.

What Senate Bill 110 means for APPs

This summer might be winding down, but the world of advanced practice continues to ramp up. As many of you know, Senate Bill 110 (commonly referred to as the “PA Bill” or the “APRN Delegation” bill) has passed and was signed by the governor. The law will go into effect Oct. 15, 2015. We are awaiting any rule and regulation changes the boards of nursing and medicine may role out that will affect this law.

NeuroDevelopmental Science Center: Looking ahead after 10 years

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 […]

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