Posts From Glenn Miñano

Little League Elbow

Play ball! The baseball season is in full swing. Arm injuries are not uncommon in baseball players, including your little ace. Little League elbow is an overuse arm injury most commonly seen in adolescent baseball players. This is most common › Continue Reading

The Safety Award is given each quarter to the Radiology employee who receives the most safety-related Above and Beyond awards. Our Above and Beyond is an online system that we use to nominate/recognize employees who have gone above and beyond in their normal working › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Kayla Osborne for winning the “Employee of the Year” award in her Outpatient Registration group. The Outpatient Registration Division provides registration services for the Main Hospital Campus. Kayla has been with Cincinnati Children’s for around two and a › Continue Reading

Today ends our “Patient Experience Week” celebration, introduced by our previous post earlier in the week. All through the week the Radiology Department organized events and activities for our staff and faculty to enjoy. Our theme for this year was Hollywood, You’re a Star! › Continue Reading

Patient Experience Week is April 23-27 this year. This is an annual event, initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across › Continue Reading

One of the more unique experiences I have had during my year of fellowship was the opportunity to act as one of the ultrasound technologists. I have lots of experience reading ultrasound exams, but not nearly as much when it comes › Continue Reading

Photo: Bessie with her daughter Makensie during one of our photo shoots. Last week our very own Bessie Ganim said goodbye to our Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s. She has made the difficult decision of switching careers from technologist to › Continue Reading

What puts a smile on your face? Me personally, a warm sunny day on the Loveland Bike Trail, riding my bike, is one of the activities that put a smile on my face. But, if you live in Cincinnati and it’s › Continue Reading

Growing up in picturesque Coorg, a remote part of India, Malavika Bachettira did not have to look far to find her role model and the building blocks for her calling. Her mother, a school teacher, while efficiently managing home and › Continue Reading

“Welcome to Radiology!” That was the very first Radiology blog post, published on June 16, 2014. It was written by one of our editors, Catherine Leopard, and was an article that pronounced to the world, “Here we are, and wait till you › Continue Reading

June 16, 2014: That date should be one of the most significant milestones in our Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department history.  We’ve come a long way from that date. As the saying goes, “It’s not about the bike, it’s about the › Continue Reading

Earlier this month, we held a Create Your Own Custom Holiday Contest and our Radiology patients didn’t disappoint! Eight holiday nominees were presented, from Pickle Day to Valentine’s Day. The winner is Show Your True Colors Day! Last Thursday, Radiology Department staff › Continue Reading

Here in Cincinnati, when we think of the month of March, we think of the first day of Spring, St. Patrick’s Day, the Reds’ Opening Day Parade, Spring Break, Daylight Savings Time, etc. It’s easy to overlook that it’s also › Continue Reading

Patient Care Patients always come first in our Radiology Department. From the moment a doctor thinks about ordering an imaging exam, every part of the process has been designed to help your child feel great about his or her experience. The › Continue Reading

DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. The Foundation was formed by Bonnie and Mark Barnes, parents to Patrick Barnes who died at age 33. Patrick had a disease that required him to be in the hospital › Continue Reading

Are you old enough to remember when there was a Blockbuster video store? Remember when you had to rewind the VHS cassette, so that the next person to watch the video can view the movie at the beginning instead of › Continue Reading

Earlier this month our Department of Radiology opened the new Hybrid OR. Dr. John M. Racadio with the aid of PHILIPS Medical Imaging and Dr. Daniel von Allmen (Surgeon-in-Chief) worked together for several years to create their vision of a › Continue Reading

The Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation recognizes faculty achievement in research, clinical care, education, entrepreneurship, mentoring, advocacy and service. For the seventh year, the Research Foundation celebrated the occasion with a Faculty Awards Ceremony. One of those honored recipients was none › Continue Reading

Today is Valentine’s Day. In celebrating today’s holiday we handed out sheets containing a heart illustration for our patients and guest waiting in our Registration Area. Anyone that was interested in coloring in the heart shaped illustration and turning it › Continue Reading

In the 1990s, gas was around $1.15 a gallon, Windows 95 was released, Netscape debuted and the dot-com boom began. The average digital camera was around 5 to 8 megapixels, not a threat to traditional photography yet. Film was still › Continue Reading

There is a new face at Cincinnati Children’s this month. In the Division of MRI, Department of Radiology, Jordyn Armstrong fills the ranks of our MRI staff. Jordyn earned a Bachelor’s degree in Advanced Medical Imaging Technology at the University of › Continue Reading

On January 11, the Radiology Department staff received a visit from Mischief, a volunteer terrier, who stopped by the department to get to know the staff. Mischief and all of the volunteer dogs who come to Cincinnati Children’s have a › Continue Reading

When Film Was King

Back when I first started working (over twenty years ago) in the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s, film was being used to practically capture all radiology modality images. In CT, film is is used to document any head injuries, while › Continue Reading

The new year is here, and some of you might have given in to the age-old tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. Video camcorder in hand, I went around the Department of Radiology asking our staff to share their resolutions with us. Take › Continue Reading

From the Department of Radiology to all of our friends and family, we would like to wish everyone a Happy, Safe and Fruitful 2018! There are new and exciting things coming to Radiology this year, so stay tuned.