Patient families, friends and the general public are invited to take their first look inside Akron Children’s Hospital’s new $180 million Kay Jewelers Pavilion at a community open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 26.
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.
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?
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.
Akron Children’s Hospital’s NICU team began its final design kaizen with an approach that could be compared to “speed dating.”
Moms who consider themselves “NICU grads” received a detailed look at how Akron Children’s new NICU is taking shape and weighed in on some remaining questions posed by the architects.
Jordan and I attended the mock-up of Akron Children’s new neonatal intensive care unit. To be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect. In fact I should have prepared ourselves for a longer stay with more snacks and distractions for the little man.
Over the past 8 years or so we have had our fair share of hospital visits between my mom’s cancer, Jordan’s multiple visits, and welcoming new members into our family – not to mention my experience with my career choice as an occupational therapist.
Akron Children’s Hospital is launching a $200 million expansion of its Akron campus to meet the current and future needs of children and their families.