Hospital Operations

The last week in July marked a milestone in the construction of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center/UC Health Proton Therapy Center at our Liberty Campus – the arrival and installation of the cyclotron – a type of particle accelerator › Continue Reading

The first stage of our Liberty Campus expansion is complete and today we will celebrate and cut the ribbon on the gorgeous new space. With this expansion, Liberty Campus is now a full-service hospital. It features a 42-bed inpatient unit › Continue Reading

Since 2003, Cincinnati Children’s has served the mental and behavioral health needs of our community’s children at our College Hill Campus. Earlier today, we cut the ribbon on a new 3-story expansion to that facility, reinforcing our support and commitment › Continue Reading

Today we are unveiling the new Clinical Sciences Pavilion (also known as Location T), a 445,000-square-foot research tower that sits between our clinical care area on main campus (Locations A-E) and our companion research tower that opened in 2008 (also known › Continue Reading

  U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were released today for 2015-2016, and Cincinnati Children’s has been named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country for the fifth year in a row. Cincinnati Children’s programs › Continue Reading

When Abby Blevins and Isela Leal were invited to collaborate on a piece of artwork that would be placed in Cincinnati Children’s new Clinical Sciences Pavilion, it was an opportunity they couldn’t pass up. The Clinical Sciences Pavilion, to be › Continue Reading

Sherry Snodgrass is on a mission. She wants to make sure all kids who spend a night at Cincinnati Children’s are comforted by a soft, warm handmade quilt, so she’s making one for every bed, across our campuses – nearly 600 › Continue Reading

Much has changed in the six months since we last updated you on the Liberty Campus expansion, and we’re excited to tell you about some of the progress. Several parts of the building are still actively under construction, including the › Continue Reading

In 2014, the wave of renovations and additions to our physical space continued. We launched the largest comprehensive fundraising campaign in Cincinnati Children’s history. And we worked together to deliver crucial care during periods of significant respiratory illness in our community. › Continue Reading

We are currently seeing an increase in patient visits at our Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care locations. This is due to various respiratory and stomach viruses and other seasonal illnesses in the community. If your child is ill, please › Continue Reading

Last week, the new Radiology Department waiting area on Burnet Campus was unveiled featuring a “Beneath the Surface” theme. The waiting room was designed by Kolar Design along with our Parent and Family Focus Group to meet the needs and clinical conditions of our › Continue Reading

One year ago this week, WKID33 broadcasted live for the first time in Seacrest Studios at Cincinnati Children’s. Since then, Seacrest Studios has provided patients a window to the world, a pathway to music, interactive television, and most importantly, each › Continue Reading

URGENT CARE OR EMERGENCY ROOM? Children with serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses should be taken to the Emergency Room. If your child’s injury or illness is not life-threatening, but needs attention quickly and your pediatrician’s office is closed, Urgent › Continue Reading

Starting October 1, 2014, construction will begin on Cincinnati Children’s Main Campus Radiology Department waiting room. At the end of this seven-week renovation project, we will have a new and improved waiting room to better serve our patients and families. Below are few answers to some › Continue Reading

Enterovirus FAQs

If you’ve seen or read the news during the last few days, you’ve undoubtedly heard about a strain of enterovirus called EV-D68. This is the virus that has been reported to be associated with large numbers of respiratory illnesses across › Continue Reading

If you’ve driven past our Liberty Campus on I75 and SR129 in Liberty Township lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen the cranes, concrete trucks and construction crews that have become part of the Liberty Campus landscape over the past eight months. We › Continue Reading

Seems like no one has been able to escape the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, including Cincinnati Children’s president and CEO Michael Fisher. When nominated by Christopher Durovich, CEO of Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Lee Ann Liska, CEO of UC Medical › Continue Reading

For many children, visiting a radiology department can be a stressful and difficult experience. Having your pictures taken can often involve big, scary and loud equipment, uncomfortable positions, and even painful procedures. At Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department, Child Life Specialists › Continue Reading

It’s officially time to register for the 2014 Cincinnati Walks for Kids and we are so excited that we will once again be walking at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! Several elements of the walk will be the same › Continue Reading

Registration for the 9th annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids on Saturday, September 27th is now open and we’re excited to share some new details with you about this year’s event. Again this year, Cincinnati Walks for Kids will be held at the Cincinnati › Continue Reading

Whenever I tell people I work at Cincinnati Children’s, the first question they ask is “Are you a nurse?” It’s a natural assumption given that the nursing staff comprises a hefty percentage of our work force. But my answer is, › Continue Reading

US News and World Report announced their 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings today, and for the fourth year in a row, Cincinnati Children’s has been named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country. In addition to the overall ranking, › Continue Reading

Please pardon our dust. We promise it is for a very good reason. The emergency department (ED) at our Burnet (Main) Campus is being renovated! Construction began a couple of weeks ago and the project, taking place in phases, will › Continue Reading

It’s been a long time coming – the Cincinnati Children’s Mason Campus renovation is finally complete. And it was more than worth the wait! If you haven’t visited us in Mason lately, you’re in for a wonderful surprise. Over the last 18 months › Continue Reading

Clark D. West, MD, a pioneer in pediatric nephrology and a renowned clinician who led our division of nephrology for 36 years, died last week at the age of 95. Dr. West was born July 4, 1918 in Jamestown, New › Continue Reading