Posts From Glenn Miñano

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.

Goodbye, 2017!

Is it just me, or did 2017 seem like it went by too quickly? As we look back on the past year, we remember many events including Patient Experience Week, our Halloween celebration, our now graduated 2017 pediatric Radiology fellows, the › Continue Reading

When I chose this date for our blog, I pictured a million ideas and an easy essay regarding the holiday season or New Year’s resolutions. However, attempting to write, I found myself searching for topics attempting to be innovative in › Continue Reading

  Photo: Anita Robbins (right) and co-worker Cieara Presley (left) helped Anita decorate the tree. Since 2008, Cincinnati Children’s has held a Holiday Tree Decoration Contest for its employees/departments to welcome in the holidays and to create a beautiful and › Continue Reading

Dr. Alan E. Oestreich is a well-known pediatric radiologist and an Emeritus in our Radiology Department, at Cincinnati Children’s. His special areas of interest include orthopaedic radiology, metabolic disease, dysphasia, conventional pediatric radiology, perception, as well as mathematical applications in › Continue Reading

Rosella Jane Court began her career at Cincinnati Children’s as a registered nurse in 1996. During her time at the hospital, she has made some long-lasting friendships with co-workers and warm-hearted impressions on patients and families. Her last day at › Continue Reading

The Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. May you enjoy the feast and the company of your family and friends. We asked our faculty and staff to tell us what › Continue Reading

Part of my job in Radiology is to provide clinical education for technologists. Technologists (techs) are certified and trained in imaging patients with various modalities such as x-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound. It may seem like capturing pictures is all › Continue Reading

Last week, in observance of Radiology Week, the Radiology Department honored its staff and technologists in Radiography, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology. They work hard every day to provide the best quality care possible for our patients. At the beginning of the week, we › Continue Reading

I love knowing that when I go to work I am going to make a difference in someone’s life. Helping patients get through a scan is a feeling of fulfillment. In my experience, I have come to know that listening › Continue Reading

When asked why I enjoy being a Radiology technologist, a whirlwind of words and phrases came to mind. Had I been asked a couple years ago where I’d be now, I wouldn’t have imagined I’d be working in pediatrics; now, › Continue Reading

It’s been a busy week in the Radiology Department. Our League of Laughs Division hosted our Halloween events. On Tuesday, several of our faculty and staff dressed up in their favorite costumes. We held two contests, Best Pumpkin and Best Costume. See › Continue Reading

Happy Halloween 2017!

The Department of Radiology would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween!