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January 2013
Work continues on campus expansion

Construction is currently underway on a 1,250-space parking garage on the Akron campus. The new garage will open this fall. Additionally, this spring Akron Children's officials will break ground on a new critical care tower, which is part of a $200 million expansion plan. Read more
Akron Children's recognized for EMR adoption
 
Akron Children's was recently recognized among hospitals nationwide by HIMSS Analytics for its adoption of EPIC, our electronic medical record system. The hospital is one of only 440 hospitals to achieve this distinction. Read more
McGregor named chief medical officer
 
Robert McGregor, MD, recently joined Akron Children's Hospital in the newly-created position of chief medical officer. McGregor will have a number of responsibilities, including the recruitment and retention of physicians. Learn more
$1.6 million grant to support families touched by trauma
 
Akron Children's has been awarded a $1.6 million, four-year grant to provide services to children and families who have experienced psychological trauma. With this new funding, Akron Children’s will develop the Center for the Treatment and Study of Adverse Childhood Events. Learn more
Take a look at 2012's top fundraising stories
 
For more than 122 years, Akron Children's has been fortunate to have incredible support from our patients, families and the community. Take a look back at six of the most popular fundraising stories from last year. Learn more
Akron Children's Hospital
Calendar of Events
IHOP's National Pancake Day
  Feb. 5, 2013
Akron and Mahoning Valley locations
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Have a Heart, Do Your Part Radiothon
  Feb. 7-9, 2013
Atrium Lobby
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2013 tax changes may benefit you
Tax changes for 2013 may provide benefit to you, including the IRA charitable rollover. Donors aged 70½ or older are once again eligible to move up to $100,000 from their IRAs directly to qualified charities, such as Akron Children's, without having to pay income taxes on the money. Qualified distributions made before Feb. 1, 2013 may be counted retroactively for the 2012 tax year. Learn more

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