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Designing the best high-risk delivery area for mom and baby (Video)

Akron Children’s high-risk delivery space is being designed to accommodate a projected 100 patients annually, but will have plenty of room for expansion as the patient census grows.

Getting the details right

How many corners does a gurney need to turn on the trip between triage and the OR? What is the best placement of the bed in a patient room to ensure maximum privacy? Is there a need for refrigeration in the medications room for breast milk?

Where the familiar things are Childhood memories inspire backyard theme

Where does a child’s adventure begin? The answer, “in the child’s backyard,” led to the theme for Akron Children’s new medical tower – “things familiar.”

Team planning high-risk birth center has 182 collective years of OB experience

Last month, Akron Children’s announced that it would dedicate a floor in its new building to high-risk deliveries – a milestone in the hospital’s 123-year history.

How will healthcare look in 20 years? That would be nice to know as we build now Dr. David Chand on the kaizen process

As Akron Children’s Hospital moves forward with its $200 million campus expansion, a crystal ball would come in handy. With health care reform, changing demographics, and other uncertainties, our goal is to build flexibility into our design in every way possible. We can make educated guesses regarding future patient volumes and acuity, reimbursement levels, the […]