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 October 2012

NICU families and staff reunite for a special afternoon

Akron Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has played a pivotal role in the lives of many children, as well as their families. To celebrate the unique bond between Akron Children’s staff and our patient families, a NICU reunion was held Oct. 21 at the Summit County Fairgrounds. More than 1,000 children and their families attended this special event. Read more 

Akron Children’s relocates Warren pediatrics practice

Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics recently relocated its Warren practice to a newly-constructed office. The new office features a child-friendly design with 20 exam rooms and a larger, more comfortable waiting area for families. Learn more

Welcome the holidays with us

Akron Children’s will officially welcome the holiday season with several events this November. Beginning Nov. 17, the 31st annual Holiday Tree Festival will feature more than 200 decorated trees and many other holiday items. In the Mahoning Valley, the Jingle Bell Bash will be held on Nov. 30 and feature beer and wine tastings, as well as a performance by Donnie Iris and The Cruisers. Learn more

Infant therapy now offered in the Mahoning Valley

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley recently began offering infant therapy for those who are at risk for developmental delays or have been identified as having a delay. The team is comprised of rehabilitation therapists who work closely with neonatologists and other members of the child’s healthcare team. Learn more

Akron Children's Hospital
Calendar of Events
Barnes & Noble Book Drive

Thursday, Nov. 1- Nov. 28
Barnes & Noble
10:30 a.m.
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Dancing for the Kids

Friday, Nov. 9
Akron Civic Theatre
8 p.m.
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Create the perfect outpatient surgery facility

As we prepare to break ground on a $200 million critical care tower on the Akron campus in 2013, teams of clinical staff, parents and architects continue to brainstorm and test architectural designs in a true-to-scale setting during weeklong Kaizens. In September, the team focused on outpatient surgeryWatch now


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