Hospital Operations

Beginning August 4th, friends and family visiting patients in Location A or B on our Burnet Campus will be asked to provide identification as part of our new visiting policy. If you’re a parent or guardian, you will receive a › Continue Reading

It’s officially time to register for Cincinnati Walks for Kids 2013 and we are so very excited to share with you the news that this year we will be walking at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! With the move › Continue Reading

Meet Spencer. He is a super smart, always energetic 6 year old boy with a big personality. He, along with six other Cincinnati Children’s patients, recently participated in a photo shoot to capture the images for our new advertising campaign that › Continue Reading

It’s a three-peat! U.S. News & World Report announced their Best Children’s Hospitals rankings today, and we are honored to be named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country, for the third year in a row. In addition to › Continue Reading

ex·plo·ra·tion. Noun. The action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. Most kids know that doctors and nurses work in hospitals, but many don’t realize how many other exciting, professional roles exist in an › Continue Reading

Ten years ago, on a night like any other, the mother of a patient in our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) asked me for a sleeper chair to stay overnight with her two-year-old daughter, Katie, who had just undergone a › Continue Reading

Last week, in celebration of National Nurses Week, we invited Facebook fans to say ‘thank you’ to nurses who have made a difference for their families. The response was phenomenal and the sentiments of gratitude, love and appreciation are simply › Continue Reading

The idea for Project SEARCH came about in 1996 when I was nursing director of the emergency department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. An important part of that job involved hiring and managing personnel. In that context, it occurred › Continue Reading

A 10-year old boy has been rushed to the hospital after falling in a river while playing with his friends. He goes into cardiac arrest secondary to the near-drowning. He is fading fast, doctors and nurses must work together to save his › Continue Reading

The recently renovated outpatient centers of the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI) are a spectacular sight.  The beautiful lighting, bright colors, clean lines, and artwork. But what’s even more spectacular is the thought and planning behind its creation. It › Continue Reading

We all hate to wait.  Whether it is for a bus, the end of the school day or the line to buy a movie ticket, waiting can be annoying.  When your child is sick, has a fever, or has an › Continue Reading

After years of planning and months of construction, I’m thrilled to be able to introduce the new Family Resource Center to the patients and families of Cincinnati Children’s. It’s still hard to believe it’s finished, and the truth is, it’s › Continue Reading

Our newest neighborhood location in Green Township is in the final stages of construction and will open to patients on Monday, April 29th. As the opening approaches, we are excited to offer families, employees, friends, neighbors and members of the › Continue Reading

This week (March 3-9) is National Patient Safety Awareness Week. Patient safety is priority number one at Cincinnati Children’s every day of the year, but you, our patient families, also play a critical role in making hospital stays as safe › Continue Reading

Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our more than › Continue Reading

As we gear up for the year ahead and the progress it inevitably holds, we pause to look back at the people and events that shaped the medical center and the future of pediatric healthcare at Cincinnati Children’s over the › Continue Reading

When I walk into my office in the morning during December, it’s usually glowing from a lone red light. It isn’t Rudolph but rather my voicemail-indicator light. Today – four new messages: the parent of a 5-year-old boy who wants › Continue Reading

“He was one of those quiet leaders that made you want to walk through fire or water to get things done for him,” said Mary Kinsella talking about David N. Glass, MD. Dr. Glass, a Professor/Faculty in the department of › Continue Reading

Even on the days when a patient gets a depressing diagnosis or things seem to be going wrong, people around here have a way of believing in the power of a smile to help make things OK. That’s what happened › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s has been advocating along with 27 other children’s hospitals for the National Pediatric Research Network Act to increase funding for pediatric research within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The bill – H.R. 6163 – passed unanimously in › Continue Reading

After months of planning, it is almost here. We can’t wait for Saturday and hope you are just as excited to spend a fun-filled day with Cincinnati Children’s patients, families, employees and friends. Whether you’re a first-time walker or a › Continue Reading

As of October 1st, we have decreased prices by 10% on more than 230 of our most commonly used services. We’ve been working hard to decrease costs throughout the medical center by improving efficiencies and making smarter purchasing decisions – › Continue Reading

Recently we updated you on the construction progress of the new Cincinnati Children’s Green Township facility, which is scheduled to open next spring. We want the inside of our buildings to reflect what’s going on in the neighborhoods we serve, › Continue Reading

The newest Cincinnati Children’s neighborhood location is taking shape in the heart of Cincinnati’s west side. Cincinnati Children’s Green Township, an 80,000 square-foot outpatient facility, is slated to open in Spring 2013. These aerial photographs were taken just a few days ago – we officially › Continue Reading

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, an Ohio native who died Saturday in Cincinnati at age 82, will always be a hero in the minds of many because of his historic Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969. Now he will also › Continue Reading