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New providers join medical staff in October

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location. Advanced Practice Providers Jenna Heddleston, CRNA Akron Children’s Hospital – Anesthesiology Main Hospital Building, Room 4648 One Perkins Square Akron , OH 44308 […]

Inpatient flu vaccine effort underway in acute care units

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 101 pediatric deaths occurred from influenza during the 2016-17 flu season, including seven in Ohio. Most of these deaths occurred in unvaccinated children. Although children who are not vaccinated are at risk for serious flu complications that require intensive care, the flu vaccine has been […]

APP September Update: Annual Pharmacology, APRN Law Conference

This month, we are excited to highlight the great work of our APP Conference Series. Annually we offer a fall pharmacology and APRN law update as required by the Ohio boards of medicine and nursing for licensure, as well as a spring pediatric clinical update. On Friday, Oct. 6, we will host our 7th Annual […]

APP August Update: Medical Board’s new eLicense system

This month’s update comes from our APP Credentials Committee, a sub-committee of the credentialing committee. Situation: The Ohio State Medical Board has moved all license and supervision agreement management to an eLicense system at eLicense.Ohio.gov. This requires all PA supervision agreements to now be submitted via the new eLicense system with an additional signed agreement uploaded […]

New 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. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location. Advanced Practice Providers Natalie Bilinovich, FNP Akron Children’s Hospital – Dermatology Considine Professional Building 215 W. Bowery St., Suite 3300 Akron […]

APP May Update: How Ohio House Bill 216 affects all APRNs

Situation: On April 6, 2017, changes to legislation regarding APRN licensure and renewal will take effect as a result of Ohio House Bill 216. These changes affect all advanced practice registered nurses (CNP, CNS, CNM, CRNA). Background: As an APRN in Ohio, it’s your responsibility to keep all licensure and certifications up-to-date in accordance with state […]

New providers join medical staff in April

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges in April by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location

APP April Update: New APP educator, boot camp

Hello and welcome to spring! The APP Center is hard at work for your APRN and PA practice needs. We recently sent out a TALEO module on the new licensing process in Ohio and advances that HB 216 brought to our state. Please ensure this is completed by the deadline. Laura Abels is new APP […]

April Notes from the Medical Staff Vice President

While Dr. White is in Europe enjoying a well-deserved vacation, it is my pleasure to present to the medical staff an update on activities for April.  With Dr. White’s term as President of the Medical Staff winding down over this next quarter, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank him for his mentorship during […]

Welcome our 2016 residents, fellows

Here are the newest residents and fellows who have joined the Akron Children’s Hospital team. We’re pleased to have them on board and ask that you extend a warm welcome when you see them around the hospital.