Inside Children's Blog

39 premature babies move into new NICU – just in time for Mother’s Day

They weren’t supposed to be born yet, and many of them are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but 39 tiny babies took an amazing journey Tuesday, May 5 – just a few days before what will certainly be a memorable Mother’s Day for their families.

Opening of Kay Jewelers Pavilion creates buzz on Twitter

Akron Children’s Hospital opened the doors to its new Kay Jewelers Pavilion today, starting with the GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center at 6:30 a.m. The spacious, new ER then opened at 7:30 a.m., followed by the move of 39 tiny babies into the new 2-story Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Photo Gallery: Opening day for Kay Jewelers Pavilion

The opening of Akron Children’s Hospital’s Kay Jewelers Pavilion on May 5 represented the latest expansion of what’s considered the fastest growing children’s hospital in the nation, and continued a 125-year tradition of providing top-notch, family-centered care to children and teens throughout northern Ohio.

GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center’s design creates time-saving results

At 6:30 a.m., 13-month-old Pierson Spice and his parents, Nathan and Erica, of Copley, were the very first patient family to arrive at our new GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center when it opened today.

Spacious, new ER opens May 5, keeps patients moving forward

Located in Kay Jewelers Pavilion, Akron Children’s newly designed ER, which opens at 7:30 a.m. May 5, is twice as large as the old one, with a focus on providing comfort and organization to patients during an otherwise stressful time.

New NICU opens May 5, offers quiet privacy for baby and family

A sprawling, 2-story ‘treehouse’ has taken shape atop Akron Children’s new Kay Jewelers Pavilion, providing a peaceful, medically-advanced oasis for the tiniest and most fragile babies. The thoughtful design of our new Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit creates tranquil privacy where parents and babies can bond and babies thrive. Occupying […]

New special delivery unit keeps mom and baby together

A new mom has a lot on her mind before baby’s arrival, but when she’s carrying a high-risk baby those worries and questions can become overwhelming. Now, with the opening of Akron Children’s new special delivery unit in our Kay Jewelers Pavilion, healthy moms and at-risk babies can stay together from delivery through baby’s treatment.

Photo Gallery: Kay Jewelers Pavilion Employee Event

Pride, togetherness, awe, happy tears and even a few slobbery kisses from the Doggie Brigade were the order of the day as 4,000 employees and their families celebrated the grand opening of our new Kay Jewelers Pavilion on Saturday, April 25. The afternoon event provided a sneak peek at the 7-story medical building that will […]

Photo Gallery: Kay Jewelers Pavilion Community Grand Opening Celebration

A good time was had by all at our Kay Jewelers Pavilion community grand opening event last Sunday. Thousands of area residents got a sneak peek of the new medical building with guided tours of the new ER, GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center, special delivery unit for high-risk newborns, and the Women’s Board of Children’s Hospital […]

Photo gallery: Kay Jewelers Pavilion VIP Event

More than 300 business leaders, hospital executives, donors and legislators attended the VIP grand opening event and ribbon cutting on April 23 for the Kay Jewelers Pavilion. The event highlighted the building’s backyard theme and featured local children’s performers, including Dance Unlimited, the hospital’s therapeutic dance program for children with special needs. You can also […]